Jennifer De Leon
Professional Learning

Coming of Age in Literature and Life: A Webinar Featuring Young Adult Author Jennifer De Leon

Explore questions of identity and belonging in literature and life and learn how you can center students' identities and experiences through literature and dialogue.

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Watch a recording of a very special discussion with Jennifer De Leon, author of the young adult novel Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, a Junior Library Guild selection. The conversation explored questions of identity and belonging in literature and in life, shared insights into Jennifer's young adult novel and her writing process, and provided guidance for how teachers can center students’ identities and experiences through literature and critical dialogue in their classrooms.