[Library Media] Reading Across Cultures Webinar series

Sharon Deeds sdeeds at utah.gov
Mon Feb 5 10:52:10 MST 2018


*Reading Across Cultures Webinar Series: Social Justice*

Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award
<http://www.claspprograms.org/americasaward>, Africana Book Award
<http://africaaccessreview.org/childrens-africana-book-awards/>, Middle
East Book Award <http://www.meoc.us/meoc/book-awards>, South Asia Book Award
<http://southasiabookaward.org/>) sponsor a *free* 60 minute webinar on a
book recognized by one of the awards and facilitate a discussion with the
author on how to incorporate the book into the classroom.

On *Thursday, February 8, 2018*, a 60 minute webinar/chat will explore the
diversity of Cuba with award winning author, Margarita Engle
<http://www.margaritaengle.com/>. Engle, the national Young People’s Poet
Laureate will discuss her book *Lion Island: Cuba’s Warrior of Words*
<http://www.margaritaengle.com/latambooks.html#lion> and share teaching and
discussion ideas to explore the story of Antonio Chuffat, a young man of
African, Chinese, and Cuban descent who becomes a champion for civil
rights.

More information can be found at:
http://claspprograms.org/pages/detail/85/Reading-Across-Cultures-Webinar-Series
<https://internationalizingsocialstudies.wordpress.com/world-area-book-awards/2018webinar/>

-- 
Sharon Deeds, Youth Services Coordinator/Consultant
Utah State Library Division
250 N 1950 W  Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116-7901
801-715-6742
sdeeds at utah.gov
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