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Children’s Literature Assembly (CLA) Masterclass at the 2019 NCTE Annual Convention
Date: Saturday, 23 November 2019
Time: 11/23/19 6:00 pm - 11/23/19 7:16 pm
Venue: Room 362, Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore

Personal Stories as Cultural Narrative in Children’s Literature

A Discussion about the value of teaching diverse children’s literature in university-level children’s literacy courses and how such texts can be a tool for inquiry intopersonal cultural narratives to better understand ourselves and the world we live in.

Dr. Kathy Short, University of Arizona – scholar/moderator
Yuyi Morales, author/illustrator of award-winning titles such as Dreamers (2018) and Viva Frida (2014)
Tonya Bolden, author of titles such as Ebenezer Creek (2017), Maritcha (2005), and Inventing Victoria (2019)
Thannha Lai, author of titles such as Butterfly Yellow (September 3, 2019 release date), Listen, Slowly (2016), and Inside Out & Back Again (2013)
Gail D. Villanueva, debuting author of My Fate According to the Butterfly (2019)
Dr. Angie Zapata, University of Missouri – respondent
Dr. Thomas Crisp, Georgia State University – respondent

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