Join Connecticut educator Elaine Temel for Stories of Resilience and Hope in Japanese Children’s Literature. Read one book each week, respond asynchronously to weekly discussion prompts on Moodle, and participate in a webinar from 7-8:30pm each of the four Monday nights in June. Tentative plans are for three of the authors to join the webinars.
Complete all of the requirements to receive a certificate of completion for 10 contact hours. Books will be provided. For K-12 inservice educators. Maximum 20 participants.
- The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota’s Garden, by Heather Smith, 2019 Freeman Book Award winner, children’s literature
- Beyond Me, by Annie Donwerth Chikamatsu 2020 Freeman Book Award honorable mention, young adult/middle school literature.
- Bowl Full of Peace, by Caren Stelson 2020 Freeman Book Award honorable mention, children’s literature
- Pop Flies, Robo-Pets and Other Disasters, by Suzanne Kamata (webinar confirmed)