Calendar Name: Cultural Events
Event Category: Lecture
Start Time: 05:30 PM
Weekday(s): Thursday
Start Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013
End Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013

» Australian Childrens Author Suzanne Gervay

Thursday, February 7
Lecture: Australian Childrens Author Suzanne Gervay
TETC 226, 5:30 p.m.
Gervay is one of the most acclaimed authors for youth in Australia. She is an award-winning author with her childrens and young adult novels recognized for their relevance to social justice. They include the recently released United States edition of I Am Jack, a rite-of-passage book on school bullying; Butterflies, recognized as Outstanding Youth Literature on Disability; The Cave, exposing youth male culture; and Thats Why I Wrote This Song, a collaborative work with her songwriter-singer daughter Tory, who wrote the lyrics and music that drives the story.
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