A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Victoria Jamieson


Victoria Jamieson is the creator of "All's Faire in Middle School" and the Newbery Honor Book "Roller Girl." Her collaboration with Omar Mohamed, "When Stars are Scattered," was named a National Book Award Finalist. She received her B.F.A. in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design and worked as a children's book designer before becoming a freelance illustrator. She has also worked as a portrait artist aboard a cruise ship, and has lived in Australia, Italy and Canada.

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Scheduled events:
Heartbreak and Hope: Life in a Refugee Camp
National Book Award finalists Omar Mohamed and Victoria Jamieson talk about their graphic novel, “When Stars are Scattered.” thise story of Omar's childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya reveals the resiliency of the human spirit in spite of trauma, uncertainty and boredom.

Stocker Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens

Panelists: Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed
Moderator: Cynthia Ryman

Books:
When Stars Are Scattered
Children / Teens
Dial Books for Young Readers
January 2020
ISBN 9780525553908
Paperback, 264 pages
$12.99, INSTORE
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Roller Girl
Children / Teens
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
January 2015
ISBN 9780803740167
Paperback, 239 pages

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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