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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Janine Schall


Janine Schall has been sharing books with kids since she began teaching elementary school in the early 90's. She is currently the department chair of Bilingual and Literacy Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, where she teaches children's literature and reading courses.


Scheduled events:
Depicting LGBTQ Experiences in Books for Teens
Books for teens are incorporating a much wider range of depictions of gender identities and sexual orientations. Three YA authors will talk about their books and the issues they have encountered in writing books highlighting LGBTQ experiences for adolescents.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, 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: Jeff Garvin, Shaun David Hutchinson, Bill Konigsberg
Moderator: Janine Schall
Recommended Children's Books with LGBTQ Characters
Learn about the best books with LGBTQ characters for young children and middle grade readers.

Education Room 310 (Seats 49, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Desiree Cueto, Janine Schall
Moderator: Jaime 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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