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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Marilyn Carpenter PhD


Marilyn Carpenter is a specialist in literacy and literature for children and young adults with 20 years experience in staff development for school districts across the United States. She is Professor Emeritus from Eastern Washington University (EWU). There she taught literacy classes concentrating on children’s and teen literature. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Arizona. Her past experiences include: community college instructor, elementary teacher and Title I Coordinator.

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Scheduled events:
2017 Award-Winning Fiction and Nonfiction
Award-winning books are a great way to find new books for K-8 readers. This session will focus on the books that won the 2017 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction and the Orbis Pictus Award for Nonfiction for Children. Come and learn about the books that won these awards along with recommended books.

Education Room 308 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Marilyn Carpenter
Moderator: Debbie Towle

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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