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Poster for the event. Images of Christina Soontornvat (left) and Professor Sarah Park Dahlen (right), above a registration QR code (center)

A conversation between award-winning writer Christina Soontornvat and Professor Sarah Park Dahlen

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Nov 1, 2022   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
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Asian American Studies

Christina Soontornvat is an award-winning author, engineer, and STEM educator. Her many works for children include picture books and the Diary of an Ice Princess chapter book series. Her middle grade fantasy novel, A Wish in the Dark, and her nonfiction biography, All ThirteenThe Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team were both named 2021 Newbery Honor Books. Her latest book, The Tryout, is a graphic novel memoir and was published in September 2022 by Scholastic/Graphix.

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The iSchool Center for Children's Books marks the implementation of the TEAACH Act.

Contributing sponsors from the University of Illinois: The Humanities Ressarch Institute | The Asian American Cultural Center | Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership; The Department of Asian American Studies

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