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Building Global Consciousness with Picture Books
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When: 1/13/2014
From 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Linden Hall
4765 Dorsey Hall Drive
Ellicott City, Maryland  21042
United States

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You already celebrate diverse holidays in the classroom. What's next? Learn how the picture books you share and the stories your students write can deepen their awareness of countries where they may one day live or travel. Presentation includes Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books, by Karen Leggett Abouraya and Susan L. Roth ( Supplies and book will be included as an instructional part of the program.

Read more about Hands Around the Library here:
Hands Around the Library Fact Sheet

Presenter(s): Karen Leggett Abouraya; Susan Roth
Karen Leggett Abouraya is an award-winning print and broadcast journalist in Washington, D.C., whose reviews of children's literature and other articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Voice of America, International Educator magazine and more. Abouraya is a past president of the Children’s Book Guild of Washington, D.C. She has lived and traveled widely overseas with her Egyptian husband and their two children.

Registration Deadline Date: 1/2/2014 (no refunds after this date)
AIMS Member Fee: $100, $125 after 1/2
Non-Member Fee: $150, $175 after 1/2

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