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  • Multicultural 2008

    Multicultural Children's Literature Program - 2008 slideshow

    New Immigrants: Embedding Hmong Culture and Literature in Schools

    A presentation by Karen Nelson Hoyle, Pangjua Xiong and Bounthavy Kiatoukaysy Thao

    Speakers were Karen Nelson Hoyle, professor emerita who retired in January 2012 after 45 years as curator of the University of Minnesota Children’s Literature Research Collections, which includes the internationally renowned Kerlan Collection of children’s books and manuscripts; Pangjua Xiong, Hmong Programs Manager, English Language Learner Department,St. Paul Public Schools and Bounthavy Kiatoukaysy Thao, Hmong Community Specialist, English Language Learner Department, St. Paul Public Schools. Over 130 students, librarians and teachers attended the panel presentations, which included exhibits of children's books and curriculum materials

    Click here for a bibliography of recommended resources on the subject of Hmong culture in children's literature.

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