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A forum for multicultural themes and issues in literature for children and young adults.

Virginia Hamilton Conference

Virginia Hamilton
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April 9 & 10, 2015
Building Global Citizens Through Literature

The 31st annual Virginia Hamilton Conference celebrates the role of multicultural literature in building global citizens who will be prepared to serve and lead future generations. Nearly 200 writers, illustrators, librarians, teachers, students and scholars will gather for this inspiring, informative event.

Keynote Speakers for 2015

  • > David Macaulay, winner of this year’s Virginia Hamilton Literary Award
  • > Grace Lin, Newbery Honor children's writer and illustrator
  • > Rita Williams-Garcia, winner of a Newbery Honor Award, Coretta Scott King Award, and Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction

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Save the Date:

32nd Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth
April 7 & 8, 2016