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Tuesday, December 10 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
Developing Empathy Through Reading Picture Books

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Kidlit authors Chana Stiefel and Donna Cangelosi discuss the importance of using picture books to introduce and explore difficult topics with students, including loss, death, war, refugees, the Holocaust and more. Learn how picture books can help students develop empathy and process their emotions in a safe and healthy environment.

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Chana Stiefel

FB, Twitter, and Instagram.">Chana Stiefel is the author of more than 25 books for kids about exploding volcanoes, stinky castles, and creepy critters. Her picture books include MY NAME IS WAKAWAKALOCH!, illustrated by Mary Sullivan (HMH, 2019) and DADDY DEPOT, illustrated by Andy Snair (Feiwel & Friends... Read More →

Donna Cangelosi

Donna Cangelosi splits her time between writing for children and working with them in her private psychology practice. She has written a variety of psychology and counseling-related books addressing the healing powers of art and play. Donna’s debut picture book, FRED’S BEAUTIFUL... Read More →

Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm EST
Campbell Concourse Level