These high-stakes adventures feature characters who face corruption and chaos as they actively resist those in power despite the danger to create a more hopeful world. Sayantani DasGupta, Donna Barba Higuera, and Rajani LaRocca immerse us in an oppressive future world, an environmental mystery, and a world where music and magic are outlawed.
|Education Room 353 (Seats 92, Wheelchair accessible)
|Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Signing Area - Children (following presentation)
Sayantani DasGupta is The New York Times best-selling author of the critically acclaimed Bengali folktale and string theory-inspired Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond books, the first of which, "The Serpent's Secret," was a Bank Street Best Book of the Year, a Booklist Best Middle Grade Novel of the 21st Century and an E....
Rajani LaRocca was born in India, raised in Kentucky and now lives in Massachusetts where she practices medicine and writes award-winning books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor-winning novel in verse, "Red, White, and Whole....
Donna Barba Higuera grew up in Central California and now lives in the Pacific Northwest. She has spent her entire life blending folklore with her experiences into stories that fill her imagination. Higuera is the author of "El Cucuy Is Scared, Too!," the forthcoming "The Yellow Handkerchief," "Lupe Wong Won't Dance" (winner of a Pura Belpré Honor and a PNBA award) and "The Last Cuentista" (winner of the Newbery Medal and the Pura Belpré Medal)....