Book Signing and Reading with Maya Soetoro-Ng

Location: UH Manoa College of Education Library
Date: May 3, 2011 – 1:30 p.m.
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**UPDATE**: New start time is 1:30 p.m.

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Maya Soetoro-Ng (EWC Education Specialist)  was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, and is a writer and educator with a PhD in international comparative education. She says Ladder to the Moon, her first picture book, was inspired by her young daughter Suhaila’s questions about her grandmother Ann Dunham (EWC Degree Fellow 1973-78),  the mother of Maya and our forty-fourth President Barack Obama. Yuyi Morales is the illustrator of Kathleen Krull’s Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez, whose accolades include a Pura Belpre Award and a Christopher Medal, as well as the Pura Belpre Award-wining Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes. Born and raised in Mexico, she now lives and in northern California.