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

Muslim Peoples and Cultures: Connecting Local and Global

We offer a picture of common social misunderstandings of Muslim people and recommended books that can help children learn about Muslim people in local and global contexts.

Junko Sakoi

Junko Sakoi has been supporting teachers in the integration of multicultural and global children’s literature into the classroom in Tucson Unified School District. She also supports family literacy practice using these books....

Manal Tafish

Manal Tafish is an Arabic teacher and translator in the Tucson Unified School District.

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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