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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Susan Corapi


Susan Corapi is an Assistant Professor, teaching literacy classes at Trinity College in Deerfield, IL. She has also worked as a classroom teacher and youth services librarian in several countries, contributing to her interest in using global literature to support intercultural understanding.

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Scheduled events:
Disability Experiences in Children's Books
This session will feature children's and adolescent books that explore disability experiences. Book titles will be provided along with identifying issues in how books depict disability experiences.

Education Room 308 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Maria Acevedo, Susan Corapi, Desiree Cueto, Megan McCaffrey
Moderator: Julie Laird
Detectives and Superheroes: Catching Criminals and Solving Problems
Crime does not pay! Join best-selling creators of books in which the characters solve problems and catch criminals--but in very different ways. Masterminds, superheroes, and detectives engage readers in intrigue and mystery and celebrate character's abilities to see below the surface to solve a problem.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Brittany Cavallaro, Dean Hale, Shannon Hale, Gordon Korman
Moderator: Susan Corapi

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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