Three award-winning authors of non-fiction share the ways in which they use investigative journalism to uncover and share the voices of people whose lives changed the world in some way. Brimner shares the voices of civil rights activists who became Freedom Riders. Rubin's recent books share the voices of Coco Chanel, the quilters of Gee's Bend, and Maya Lin. Montgomery shares the voices of scientists whose work has saved various species around the world.
|Where:||Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
Larry Dane Brimner is a full-time writer and the author of more than 200 books for children. Recipient of the Carter G. Woodson Award and Robert F. Sibert Honor. When he isn’t writing, he lives in Tucson and San Diego and is a much-sought-after speaker at schools and at conferences....
Sy Montgomery has been chased by an angry silverback gorilla in Zaire and bitten by a vampire bat in Costa Rica, worked in a pit crawling with 18,000 snakes in Manitoba and handled a wild tarantula in French Guiana, all to research books, films and articles....