Tucson Festival of Books

Kathryn Will (she/her/hers)

Kathryn Will is an associate professor of literacy at the University of Maine. She examines how future teachers' engagement with children's and young adult literature impacts their attitudes about reading in their future classrooms.  

Scheduled events:
The Best: Award-Winning Books for K-8 Readers
This session will highlight award-winning books of fiction, nonfiction and poetry for children in grades K-8. The books will be presented by the NCBLA committee who selected these books due to their appealing format, enduring quality, focus on language and invitation for child response. The committee will share the books and suggest instructional strategies. Books will be available for browsing and a book list provided and the books will be given away to attendees at the end of the session.

Education Room 333: Parent Educator (Seats 44, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Patrick Andrus, Laura Hudock, Osha Lynette Smith, Kathryn Will
Moderator: Junko Sakoi