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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

Exploring Girl Power in Multicultural Graphic Novels
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Exploring Girl Power in Multicultural Graphic Novels

This project was completed as part of course requirements for EDCI 5404: Multicultural Children’s Literature.  Below you’ll find a collection of graphic novels featuring diverse female protagonists. From an abolitionist to a superhero, these characters are not just about girl power;  they also represent the audacity of spirit, the courage of souls, and the humanity … Continue reading