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Holly Thompson Author Talk

Mon, Jul 10 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
West Lecture Hall, Franklin Patterson Hall

Five College Partnership Programs' Doors to the World 2017 Summer Institute: East Asia!, a global literacy initiative for educators, invites the public to join us for this free cultural event. Holly Thompson will talk about her writing and issues relating to crossing cultures in children's literature. Thompson is author of the young adult verse novels Falling into the Dragon's Mouth (Holt/​Macmillan 2016), The Language Inside (Delacorte/Penguin Random House 2013), and Orchards (Delacorte/Penguin Random House 2011), the picture book The Wakame Gatherers (Shen’s/Lee & Low, 2007) and other books. She serves as a regional advisor for the Japan chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She teaches creative writing at Yokohama City University in Japan.

Campus: 
Hampshire College
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Event contact: 
Dina Noto
Contact email: 
dnoto@fivecolleges.edu
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Tanabata Celebration

Tue, Jul 11 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Jones Library Woodbury Room

Five College Partnership Programs' Doors to the World 2017 Summer Institute: East Asia!, a global literacy initiative for educators, invites the public to join us for this free cultural event.

Families and children of all ages are welcome to a celebration of the East Asian tradition of Tananbata. Featuring stories, crafts, and snacks from China, Japan, and Korea, as well as a special storytelling presentation by Motoko.

Campus: 
Other
Accessible location
Event contact: 
Jones Library
Contact phone: 
413-259-3091
Contact email: 
kids@joneslibrary.org
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