March 2022

Mitali Perkins


Mitali Perkins has written several books for young readers, including "Between Us and Abuela," "Forward Me Back to You," "You Bring the Distant Near," "Rickshaw Girl" and "Bamboo People." Perkins was born in India and currently resides in Northern California. Her new book is "Home Is in Between."

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Scheduled events:
Navigating Multiple Cultures and Identities
Three authors of picture books and middle-grade novels talk about creating stories in which characters with hyphenated identities navigate multiple cultures in their daily lives.

Helios Education Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children / Teens
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Panelists: Livia Blackburne, Hena Khan, Mitali Perkins
Moderator: Leah Duran
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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