Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Fear
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Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Fear

The experience of fear is familiar to everyone, but for young people fear has a number of special dimensions that are absent from adult perception. “Don’t be afraid” is a mantra children hear in various circumstances, yet fears are an integral part of every childhood. Ransom Riggs’ Miss Pergrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Jacob Portman, … Continue reading

Spring Course Announcement: Multicultural Literature for Children & Adults (ONLINE)
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Spring Course Announcement: Multicultural Literature for Children & Adults (ONLINE)

What students are saying about Multicultural Literature for Children & Adults “This course helped to expand my understanding of diversity in literature beyond racial and ethnic boundaries and encouraged me to view multiculturalism as an activity in which we can all participate, rather than as a static feature of certain texts over others. Against the … Continue reading

Spring Course Announcement: Picturebooks & Graphic Novels
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Spring Course Announcement: Picturebooks & Graphic Novels

What students are saying about Picturebooks & Graphic Novels Samantha, College of Liberal Arts Spring 2016: “I enjoyedPicturebooks and GraphicNovels for two reasons; one being the fact I have an innerchildwho loves looking backat childhood books and thesecond being that I live for educating myself, so why not knock out those two birds with one … Continue reading

BOOK WEEK: Meet Author Thanhha Lai
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BOOK WEEK: Meet Author Thanhha Lai

Award-winning author Thanhha Lai delivered the 2017 CEHD Book Week lecture on Tuesday , October 17,  2017.  Read about the event here.  Thanhha Lai’s debut novel Inside Out & Back Again won the 2011 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and a Newbery Honor. Her second novel, Listen, Slowly is a New York Times bestseller, Publisher’s … Continue reading