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Diverse Voices in Latinx Children’s Literature Mini-Conference, Saturday, March 9, 2019

The Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College of Education is thrilled to announce its second mini-conference focusing on Latinx Children’s Literature. The event will take place this year at Bank Street’s 112th Street address.

Duncan Tonatiuh

Author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh will be our keynote speaker.

Duncan is the recipient of the Pura Belpré and Sibert medals as well as the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award. He is the author and illustrator of Undocumented: A Worker’s Fight (Abrams), Amalia Hernández and Mexico’s Folkloric Ballet (Abrams), The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes (Abrams), as well as many other amazing books!

The conference is for adults and will be in English and is for Spanish and English speaking librarians, elementary school teachers, publishers, authors, and parents who want to expand their knowledge and better serve their populations.

Thanks to KidLit TV, portions of the program will also be live-streamed

Register $55.00 Watch the livestream

Bank Street College of Education is located at 610 West 112th Street between Riverside and Broadway.  Take the 1 train to either 110th or 116th Streets.  If you get on the 2 or 3, you will be several blocks out of your way.  Note that the MTA does maintenance on the tracks most Saturdays. Give yourself extra time to arrive!