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Annual Program at IRA Convention - 2001


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New Orleans, LA
Wednesday, May 2, 2001
2:00 - 4:45 pm
Rosedown Room, Doubletree Hotel

Program Chair
Dr. Sue Chase
Somehow Tenderness Survives
Hazel Rochman
(stories about apartheid in South Africa)
Carol Matas (Daniel's Story)
Michael Tunnel
(Children of Topaz and Brothers of Valor)
7th Graders respond to author's books through movement and dance, visual images, and words
Notable Books for a Global Society (presentation & flyer)
2001 List (2000 copyright)
Los Angeles' 100 Best Books (flyer)
1999 List (1999 copyright)

This session will address the ways by which children's books present violent social times.

How is hope kept alive?
How do children respond to such events as the Nazi Holocaust,
apartheid, and imprisonment within their own country?
How does tenderness survive?


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