University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Building Empathy Through Global Literature


Children’s books promote an understanding of self and local community in order to gain a better view of our world and to enact empathy in their lives. We will browse books and discuss ideas for using these books.


Panelist
Kathleen Crawford-McKinney

Dr. Kathleen Crawford-McKinney is an avid children’s book lover, poetry writer and storyteller. She works in the city of Detroit, at Wayne State University with students and teachers to explore global children’s literature as an avenue to reflect and connect to people around the globe....

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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
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Arizona Party Rental Companies
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Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
Tucson Electric Power Co.

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