Sports involves much more than playing ball. Athletes face and resist societal issues of equity and social justice. Three award-winning authors of memoir, biography and fantasy provide unique perspectives on the risks and challenges that go far beyond the game.
|Where:||Stocker Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)|
|When:||Sun, Mar 7, 2021, 9:00 am - 10:00 am |
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
New York Times best-selling author Andrew Maraniss writes sports-and history-related nonfiction, telling stories with a larger social message. His new book,"Singled Out," is a biography of Glenn Burke, the first openly gay Major League Baseball player and inventor of the high-five....
Neal Shusterman is the New York Times best-selling and award-winning author of "Challenger Deep," which won the National Book Award, "Scythe," a Michael L. Printz Honor title, "Dry," "Bruiser," which was on twelve state lists, "The Schwa Was Here," and the UnWind series, among many other books....