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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Antonio Sacre


Sacre is an internationally touring storyteller, author and solo performance artist. His picture books include "My Name Is Cool" and "A Mango in Hand" as well as "La Noche Buena: A Christmas Story."

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

Thursday - School Visit
Thu, Mar 9, 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Children / Teens

Panelists: Joe Hayes, Antonio Sacre
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
Where are we? Latinos in Children's Books
Four Latino/a authors will share their perspectives on the books currently being published that feature Latinos as well as what is missing. The lack of diversity in children's books is a frequent critique and the growing population of Latinos indicates a tremendous need for books with Latino content.

Education Room 351 (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: Angela Cervantes, Juana Martinez-Neal, Yuyi Morales, Antonio Sacre
Moderator: Carol Brochin
My Name is Cool and Other Stories
Come to a storytelling performance of stories from Cuban-Irish-American storyteller.

Children's Entertainment & Storytelling Stage (Seats 164)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Antonio Sacre
My Name is Cool and Other Stories
Come to a storytelling performance of stories from Cuban-Irish-American storyteller.

Children's Entertainment & Storytelling Stage (Seats 164)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
A Mango in Hand and Other Stories
Come to a storytelling performance of bilingual stories.

Children's Entertainment & Storytelling Stage (Seats 164)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Antonio Sacre
A Mango in Hand and Other Stories
Come to a storytelling performance of bilingual stories.

Children's Entertainment & Storytelling Stage (Seats 164)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
A Mango in Hand with Antonio Sacre
Enjoy a story read by an author as Antonio Sacre shares his new book, A Mango in Hand.

Story Blanket Tent  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Antonio Sacre

Books:
My Name is Cool: 18 Stories from a Cuban-Irish-American Storyteller
Children / Teens
Familius
October 2013
ISBN 1938301560
Paperback, 159 pages
$12.95, OUTOFSTOCK
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Using his own personal history, and telling a few of the stories that audiences across the nation have found captivating, award-winning bilingual children's author and storyteller Antonio Sacre weaves the Spanish language, Cuban and Mexican customs, and Irish humor into a memoir that is a unique blend of inspiration, tradition, and family.

A Mango in the Hand
Children / Teens
Harry N. Abrams
April 2011
ISBN 0810997347
Hardcover, 32 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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Guided by proverbs from his father and other relatives, Francisco makes several attempts to bring ripe mangoes home for dessert on his saint day, and in the process learns lessons in love and generosity. 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
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Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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