University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Desiree Cueto


Desiree Cueto is an assistant professor at Western Washington University, where she teaches Children's Literature and Language Arts. She previously served as Director of Multicultural Curriculum in the Tucson Unified School District.


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
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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