March 2022

Kimberly Willis Holt


Kimberly Willis Holt is the acclaimed author of many award-winning novels, including "The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas," "The Lost Boy’s Gift," "Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel," "Dear Hank Williams," "The Water Seeker," "My Louisiana Sky" and "When Zachary Beaver Came to Town," winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. She is also the author of the popular Piper Reed chapter book series and several picture books. Holt lives in Texas.

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Scheduled events:
Looking Back, Moving Forward through Relationships
Looking back can facilitate our ability to move ahead through the healing influence of relationships. Three best-selling middle-grade authors show how friendships affect a bully, the search to reconnect with the past and the consequences of a school shooting. All three books are highly anticipated new books from award-winning authors.

Helios Education Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children / Teens
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Panelists: Lesa Cline-Ransome, Kimberly Willis Holt, Jasmine Warga
Moderator: Desiree Cueto
Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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