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International Youth Literature Collection

The International Youth Literature Collection is a representative collection of children’s and young adult books, both translated and in their original language, that celebrate writing, visual style and design from outside of this country.

Recording of the Celebration

Schedule of Events


April 2, 2021 Agenda Presenters
Welcoming Remarks Marc Aronson
University Greetings Jonathan Potter, Dean of School of Communication and Information (SCI)
Dee Magnoni, Associate University Librarian, Rutgers University – New Brunswick
Dafna Lemisch, Associate Dean, SCI, excerpt in Hebrew
International Children’s Book Day Doris Gebel
Introducing the Collection Marc Aronson
Picture Book Read Aloud Peter Sís reading Komodo in Czech
Favorite Translated Books of 2020 Betsy Bird
LibGuide Tour A Doris Gebel, Kelsey Comerford, and Mackenzie Dunbar
Translation Award Announcement David Jacobson
Picture Book Read Aloud David Jacobson reading Are You an Echo in Japanese
LibGuide Tour B Doris Gebel, Kelsey Comerford, and Mackenzie Dunbar
Picture Book Read Aloud Roger Mello reading Contradanca in Portugese
Picture Book Read Aloud Kristina Cordero and her daughter reading Violet parra la jardinera in Spanish
Raffle Winner Selection Steph Man
Closing Remarks Marc Aronson

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