No one wants to just be ordinary but what does it mean for an ordinary kid to become extraordinary? Three authors share the ways in which their books explore this theme across the genres of realistic fiction, historical fiction and biography.
|Where:||Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
Daniel Acosta was born in Monterey Park, California, and grew up in the San Gabriel described in his novel, living across the street from the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks. After grammar school at San Gabriel Mission School, he spent his high school years in the Catholic Dominguez Seminary in Compton, California....
Kekla Magoon grew up in Indiana but wanted to see the rest of the world. Now she travels all over the country meeting young readers and sharing her books, which include "The Rock and the River," "Camo Girl" and "Shadows of Sherwood," from The Robyn Hoodlum Adventures series....