The International Association of Reading - Graduate Students (IARGS) welcomes Dr. Thomas Crisp for a research presentation entitled "What's on Our Bookshelves? The Diversity of Children's Literature in Early Childhood Classroom Libraries." Following the presentation is a book donation event in Aderhold Hall Room 319, courtesy of the Georgia Children's Book Awards program. See below for more information.
Research Presentation * 2:30-3:30 p.m. * Aderhold Hall Room G5
Dr. Crisp will share his research team's recent exploration of Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start classroom library inventories across metro-Atlanta. He will also share his findings about representations of diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status and class, religion, sexual identity, dis/ability, language, genre, and format, helping educators to consider their own school/classroom libraries and the representations therein.
Reception and Book Donation Event * 3:30-5 p.m. * Aderhold Hall Room 319
Join us for refreshments with Dr. Crisp. In addition, browse and select books for your own personal, classroom, and/or research libraries! A wide variety of children's and young adult literature will be available.
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