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

Children and Displacement: Recommended Books

Reading about displaced children helps kids learn, connect and reflect on this important global topic. We will highlight children’s and young adult books that deal with refugees and issues of displacement.

Seemi Aziz

Seemi Aziz is a visiting professor in global cultures, literacy and literature. Her interests include looking at issues of representation and religious freedom in children's and young adult literature....


Celeste Trimble

Celeste Trimble has been working as an educator in K-12 and higher education since 2006. She works toward increasing cultural diversity within literature for youth inside and outside the classroom. She is currently an assistant professor of literacy at St....


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.

Want to help support literacy in Southern Arizona?
Become a Friend Now!
Show sponsors