Words Take Wing: Honoring Diversity in Children’s Literature 2010 - Belle Yang
The Words Take Wing series’ sixth author, Belle Yang, gave
three lectures at the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the
Performing Arts on March 5, 2010.
Presented by the Children’s Center at Sutter Medical Center,
Sacramento, and by the School of Education, Words Take Wing is a
celebration of children’s literature and the writers and artists
who create it.
Listen to Belle Yang’s interview on the radio and watch her
You can listen to the author talk about the event and Ms. Yang’s
work on the Insight Program,
hosted by Jeffrey Callison, recorded on March 4.
Watch the lecture the author gave at 11 am in one of the
Children’s literature is acutely significant in the literacy
lives of our youth. Writers and illustrators capture the
intensity of the emotional content, beauty, and emerging world
perceptions in the lives of children. Words Take Wing invites
notable children’s authors and illustrators to share a glimpse
into their art of crafting words and images that seize our hearts