Be transported to Burma, Cuba, Haiti and 1970s Boston and experience the challenges children just like you face every day. Mitali Perkins, author of Bamboo People, Christina Gonzalez, author of The Red Umbrella, Richard Michelson, author of Busing Brewster and Lionel Vital (inspiration for Youme Landowne’s Selavi) tell the stories and struggles of children around the world. Hosted by Bridgespan’s Katie Smith Milway, author of One Hen and The Good Garden.
Friday, October 15, 2010
Boston Book Festival. I'll be chatting on a panel tomorrow called Border Crossing: Social Justice in Fiction for Kids. Here's the full schedule of events and the description of our session, taking place from 11:30 to 12:30 at the Church of the Covenant on 67 Newbury Street: