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Virtual author talk with Tiffany Jewell, “Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School”, Thursday, June 20th

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Tiffany Jewell, Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School, Thursday, June 20th  Join us as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and knowledge from her new book Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School.   From preschool to higher education and everything in between, Everything I Learned About ... Read More

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A Visit to Deckawoo Drive with Mercy Watson and Kate DiCamillo – Virtual author talk for kids K-2

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Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal winning author Kate DiCamillo will be sharing the stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original Mercy Watson, and the follow up series, Tales from Deckawoo Drive. We will also be celebrating the publication of the final book in the Mercy Watson series! Mercy is selfish and impulsive, ... Read More

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Virtual author talk with Max Brallier, The Last Kids on Earth, Tuesday, July 16th (3rd-6th Grade)

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Ever since the monster apocalypse hit town, thirteen year old Jack Sullivan has been living in his tree house, which he’s armed to the teeth with catapults and a moat, not to mention video games and an endless supply of Oreos and Mountain Dew scavenged from abandoned stores. Jack alone is no match for the hordes of Zombies and Winged Wretches, and especially not for the eerily intelligent monster known ... Read More

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Virtual author talk: Learning the Power of Poetry with Bestselling Author Elizabeth Acevedo (9th-12th grades)

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You’re invited to learn about the power of poetry with Elizabeth Acevedo! In this exciting author conversation and Q&A, Acevedo will provide a short reading from her National Book Award winning and New York Times bestselling novel-in-verse, The Poet X serving as the backdrop to this amazing chat! The Poet X is about the Afro-Latina heroine, Xiomara Batista, who tells her story with blazing words and powerful truth. Xiomara feels ... Read More

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Virtual author event Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat (5th-8th Grade)

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Dan Santat, A First Time for Everything, Tuesday, July 30th (5th-8th Grade)   Join this year’s winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Dan Santat, as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. His winning book, A First Time for Everything, is a graphic memoir based on his own awkward middle school years and the trip to Europe that changed his ... Read More

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