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

Feisty without Regret: Laughter and Kid Power


Kids can be feisty, taking initiative in ways not always appreciated by adults. Iggy, Mindy Kim and Lucy McGee make mistakes and take risks, but move ahead without regret as they star in their own series. Laugh along with Mary Amato, Lyla Lee and Annie Barrows.


Panelists
Annie Barrows

Annie Barrows has done none of the things in "The Best of Iggy," her newest book. As a kid, Barrows was good and sweet and well-behaved. All the time, she was good. At least, no one ever caught her doing anything bad, which is the same as being good....

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Mary Amato

Mary Amato is an award-winning children's and YA book author, poet, playwright and songwriter. Her books have been translated into foreign languages, optioned for television, produced onstage and won the children's choice awards in Ohio, Minnesota, Utah and Arizona....

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Lyla Lee

Lyla Lee is the author of "I’ll Be the One" and the Mindy Kim series for younger readers. Born in a small town in South Korea, she’s since lived in various cities throughout the United States....

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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

Key Sponsors

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

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