University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Holly Johnson


Holly Johnson is currently a literacy educator at the University of Cincinnati. Her interests include adolescent literacy and literature. A voracious reader, Holly reads all kinds of literature for adolescents but loves a great picture book, too. She serves on the Outstanding International Book Committee for the US Board on Books for Young People.

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Scheduled events:
Reading Around the World: Award-Winning Books
This session will feature outstanding award-winning books published in the U.S. that are set in different cultures around the world. These international books were first published in that country before coming to the U.S. and so offer authentic portrayals of experiences in those cultures.

Education Room 308 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Becca Gasiewicz, Holly Johnson
Moderator: Jean Schroeder
Global Connection: People, Place, and Possibility
Three award-winning authors will talk about their use of global settings to connect people and places and to introduce new possibilities to readers. These global connections can be woven into fantasy and realistic fiction and link people and stories with each other as well as to animals, both real and imagined.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Grace Lin, Lisa Papademetriou, Eliot Schrefer
Moderator: Holly Johnson

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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