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Virtual Author Visit: Nhung Tran-Davies (Canadian Children's Book Week)

[Grades 7 to 8]

Online via Zoom
Monday, May 2
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, by phone, or in person. Please note registration for these author visits is for teachers and classrooms only.
 

The Journey of Refugees & Immigrants, and the Power of Kindness with Nhung Tran-Davies

  • Introduction
  • Power point of my background as a refugee/immigrant
  • Brief summary of my story/what inspired me to write, and reading of A Grain of Rice or The Doll
  • Conversations with students
  • Topics of discussion: students’ own journey, refugee/immigration, paying forward kindness
  • Discuss process of writing/story ideas and getting published
  • More Q & A

Find titles by Nhung Tran-Davies in our collections!

Nhung Tran-Davies.
 

About Nhung Tran-Davies

Nhung Tran-Davies is an author, physician, mother of three, and an advocate for social justice in education. She came to Canada as a refugee from the Vietnam war when she was a young child. She loves to write children’s stories that convey the humanity in our lives. Her books have been shortlisted for the Alberta Literary Award, the Red Maple Award, and the Blue Spruce Award.
 

About Canadian Children's Book Week

Celebrate Canadian Children's Book Week with us! Register your classes for a virtual author visit to learn about storytelling, explore Canadian topics, and connect with schools across the Durham and York Regions.

Visit our Canadian Children's Book Week post for more information!

  • Monday, May 2, 11am: The Journey of Refugees & Immigrants, and the Power of Kindness with Nhung Tran-Davies (Grades 7-8)
  • Tuesday, May 3, 11am: Draw and Read Along with Emma Fitzgerald (Grades 5-6)
  • Wednesday, May 4, 11am: Learning to Carve Argillite with Sara Florence Davidson (Grades 3-4)
  • Thursday, May 5, 11am: The Wild and Wonderful World of Rivers and Forests with Ginalina (Grades 1-2)

This series is being offered in partnership with King Township Public Library, Newmarket Public Library, Oshawa Public Libraries, Pickering Public Library, Scugog Public Library, Vaughan Public Libraries, Whitby Public Library, and Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library.

Download and share the poster with your school! (English/bilingual, or French/bilingual) For more information and activities for your class, please see the Canadian Children's Book Week website!
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note registration for these author visits is for teachers and classrooms only.

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Monday, May 2, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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