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Thursday, June 6 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
I See Me: Why Diversity in Picture Books Matter

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Picture books are so much more than fun words and bright pictures on a page. Books are mirrors for children that reflect the colour of their skin, their culture or their unique experiences. For many children, these reflections are the only times they see and read about others like themselves. As librarians, we are in a unique position to share picture books and we should always seek out diversity not only to provide mirrors but to provide windows to the world. Recommendations and book lists will be included.

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Natasha Wells

Regional Librarian, Western Division, Newfoundland & Labrador Public Libraries
Natasha is currently the Western Division Regional Librarian for Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries. She previously worked for Cleveland Public Library as a Youth Services Librarian. Her background is in Elementary Education where she worked as both a Teacher and School Librarian... Read More →


Thursday June 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
.B 1004

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