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How Youth Literature Can Support the Teaching of Asian American Community History

Event Type
iSchool Center for Children's Books
Sep 28, 2022   5:00 - 6:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Asian American Studies

This speaker event, moderated by Professor Sarah Park Dahlen, will feature authors Adib Khorram, Minh Lê, Rajani LaRocca, and Andrea Wang.

Adib Khorram is the author of Darius the Great Is Not Okay, which earned the William C. Morris Debut Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature, and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor. Minh Lê is the author of the picture books Lift (an Eisner Award nominee), Drawn Together (winner of the 2019 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature), Let Me Finish! (named an NPR Best Book of 2016 ), and The Perfect SeatRajani LaRocca writes award-winning books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor winning middle grade novel in verse, Red, White, and WholeAndrea Wang is the acclaimed author of children’s books such as Watercress, which was awarded the Caldecott Medal, a Newbery Honor, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, a New England Book Award, and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor.

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