Tucson Festival of Books

Julia Lopez-Robertson (she/her/hers)


Julia López-Robertson is a Professor at the University of South Carolina where she teaches literacy methods courses. She is the author of "Celebrating our cuentos: Choosing and using Latinx literature in elementary classrooms."

Communities: Hispanic or Latinx


Scheduled events:
We Matter: Valuing the Lives of Diverse Children
Too often in our society, children with brown and black skin face discrimination and injustice. These books challenge societal norms by celebrating the value of the lives of biracial, Black and Indigenous children who stand up and assert their right to make their own way in the world.

Education Room 351 (Seats 46, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Monica Brown, Tami Charles, Daniel Vandever
Moderator: Julia Lopez-Robertson
Outstanding New Global Picturebooks
Immerse yourself in outstanding new multicultural and global picture books. The presenters will briefly overview the books and provide time to browse the books and discuss them through three lenses--reading, evaluative and instructional.

Education Room 308 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jeanne Gilliam Fain, Julia Lopez-Robertson, Ruth McKoy Lowery
Moderator: Virginia Migliazza

Book:
Celebrating Our Cuentos
Choosing and Using Latinx Literature in Elementary Classrooms
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Scholastic Incorporated
August 2021
ISBN 9781338770179
144 pages