University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

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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Teri Kanefield


Ms. Kanefield is appearing courtesy of Abrams

Teri Kanefield is a lawyer and writer. She is the author of "The Girl From the Tar Paper School," The Extraordinary Suzy Wright" and "Alexander Hamilton: The Hero Who Helped Shape America." Her books for children have won numerous awards and distinctions, including the Jane Addams Peace Award in the Older Readers category. She lives with her family in San Francisco, California.


Scheduled events:
Friday - School Visit
School visits are individually scheduled. For questions or additional information, please contact Cheryl Schrader-Gerken at gerken.cheryl@gmail.com

Friday - School Visit
Fri, Mar 10, 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Children / Teens

Panelists: Angela Cervantes, Matthew Cordell, Joe Hayes, Deborah Hopkinson, Teri Kanefield, Antonio Sacre
Thinking Like Historians in Writing Nonfiction
Authors of nonfiction need to be historians as they research and write. Three best-selling authors will talk about what it means to think like an historian and how that shapes their work as writers.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tonya Bolden, Deborah Hopkinson, Teri Kanefield
Moderator: Joan Sandin
People Who Changed the World
The stories of people who take action to change our world provide inspiration for our own actions as well as an understanding of history. Join three creators of biography and history as they discuss their portrayals of people who acted to make a difference for others.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tonya Bolden, Chris Eliopoulos, Teri Kanefield
Moderator: Allan Koritzinsky

Books:
Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America
Children / Teens
Abrams Books for Young Readers
March 2017
ISBN 9781419725784
Hardcover, 176 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. More/less

The Extraordinary Suzy Wright: A Colonial Woman on the Frontier
Children / Teens
Harry N. Abrams
March 2016
ISBN 9781419718663
Hardcover, 64 pages
$19.95, INSTORE
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Children are taught much about the men who shaped early America, but history-shaping colonial women remain largely unknown and undiscussed. More/less

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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