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Sponsored by the UW-L School of Education and the Murphy Library Endowment Fund, the multicultural children's literature programs introduce the multicultural resources of Murphy Library and highlight its multicultural children's book collections to education students as well as teachers and librarians from school districts in the Coulee Region.
These programs are a unique hands-on experience. Participants can browse through the award-winning books on display, interact with the speaker, and network with other area teachers, librarians, and other educators. Bibliographies of recommended sources by the speaker are available on the day of the event or electronically.
Announcing the 2014 Program: India - Featuring renown author Mitali Perkins
2013: What We Should Know About Native People: A Writer's Perspective
2012: Issues Within Children's Literature that Represent Muslims
2011: New and Familiar Worlds: Latino/a Themed Literature
2010: African American Children's Literature: A Discussion of History and Books
2009: Native Americans and Children's Literature: A Discussion of Resources
2008: Hmong Resources for PK-Middle School
2007: International Resources for PK-Middle School
Email: Use our Ask-a-Librarian form
Visit: Check the reference desk hours
Should we add the databases below to our collections? Try them out and let us know.
Social Explorer (Oxford University Press). Trial extended until: March 23, 2014.
Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE). Trial ends: March 1, 2014.
Reference Universe. Trial ends: March 14, 2014.
Oxford Scholarship Online - Biology. Trial ends: June 30, 2014.
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