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Date(s): Thursday, May 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Memorial Union, Arizona Ballroom (MU 221), Arizona State University, 301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281
Type(s): Community Event
Genre and Form(s): Children's Books, Middle Grade, Young Adult Literature
The Department of English presents the ninth annual Día De Los Niños / Día De Los Libros celebration of kids, language, and culture. Special guests include Tomás Stanton (emcee), e. E. Charlton-Trujillo, David Bowles, and Juana Martinez-Neal—winner of the 2018 Pura Belpré Award (keynotes), and YA authors Dusti Bowling, Amy Fellner Dominy, Abigail Johnson, Mary Lambert, Erin Lange, Tom Leveen, Jon Lewis, Bill Konigsberg, Amy Nichols, Kyle Grant Wilson, Henry Quintero, and Kyle Mitchell.
The event is for kids in 6-12th grades and attendees must be sponsored by their schools (teachers must register and accompany their students).
Additional event partners include ASU's Office of the President, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and its division of humanities, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Office of the Vice Provost for Inclusion and Community Engagement, and Center for Indian Education. Further support was raised via ASU PitchFunder.
Register for Día De Los Niños, Día De Los Libros 2019 by contacting Tina Norgren.