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Naomi C. Chase Lecture in Children’s Literature: ‘The Wonder of it All’

Naomi C. Chase Lecture in Children’s Literature: ‘The Wonder of it All’

Naomi C. Chase Lecture in Children’s Literature: ‘The Wonder of it All’

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The 2024 Chase Lecture featuring Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Please join us Tuesday, April 16, 5:3o to 8:30 p.m., for the 2024 Chase Lecture featuring Jacqueline Briggs Martin.

Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of 21 picture books for children including Snowflake Bentley, which received a Caldecott medal in 1999.

Chef Roy Choi and the Streetfood Remix (2017; co-written with June Jo Lee, illustrated by Man One) received a Siebert Honor and an Orbis Pictus Honor.

Begin with a Bee (2021; co-written with Phyllis Root and Liza Ketchum) illustrated by Claudia McGehee received a Riverby Award which recognizes exceptional non-fiction natural history books for young readers. Begin with a Bee was also named a Green Earth honor book.

Creekfinding: A True Story (2017; illustrated by Claudia McGehee) received the Green Earth Award for Environmental Writing for Children. Creekfinding also received a Riverby Award.

Martin has been on the faculty at Hamline University’s Low Residency MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults and taught creative writing at the University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival.

About the Chase Lecture

The Chase Lecture honors the memory of Dr. Naomi Chase, a classroom teacher who became professor at the University of Minnesota, and was especially passionate about empowering children as readers and writers.

To register for this event please visit the following URL: https://www.cehd.umn.edu/chase/ →

 

Date And Time

2024-04-16 @ 05:30 PM to
2024-04-16 @ 08:30 PM
 

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