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Jerry Pinkney

Children's Literature and Social Justice

Wednesday, October 16 at 7:00 pm

Explore the role of children’s literature as a vehicle for social justice, and for empowering children, inspired by the work of Ezra Jack Keats and Maurice Sendak. Speakers include renowned illustrators, Jerry Pinkney and Bryan Collier, Patrick Rodgers, The Rosenbach’s Sendak Collection Curator, and moderator Millie Lane Berg, Professor of Early Childhood Education at the Community College of Philadelphia. 

$8/Free for NMAJH, Rosenbach, and Philadelphia Museum of Art Members
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Presented in conjunction with The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats and in collaboration with The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation's special anniversary exhibition The Night Max Wore His Wolf Suit: 50 Years of Wild Things. Reciprocal admission discounts available through February 2014. 

Additional programming in conjunction with The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats:
A Snowy Day in August: Keats Family Day (August 4)
Grandparents' Day (September 8)
An Afternoon of Sendak on Film (October 13)

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Event type:Books & Writers, Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions