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

Ain't I a Woman: Women's Fight for Freedom

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of U.S. women’s right to vote. We will feature children's and young adult books about the history of women, strong women role models and traditional gendered stereotypes.

Christine Draper

Christine A. Draper is a former fifth and seventh grade teacher and Associate Professor of Literacy Education. She now works as an Instructional Designer at Nevada State College supporting professors in course design....

Michelle Reidel

Michelle Reidel is a professor of social studies education at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. As a former high school social studies educator and current teacher educator, Dr. Reidel utilizes children’s literature to engage students in a deep and meaningful study of the past....

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Heather Scott

As a former high school science teacher and current teacher educator, Heather Scott brings her own love of books and reading into her classroom to spark the interest of and provide examples for pre-service teachers....

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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