Summer Book Bash: Middle Grade Adventures with Erin Entrada Kelly & Sara Farizan

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LibraryLinkNJ Event
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Collection Development
Professional/Personal Development

Virtual via Zoom

Free of Charge, Registration is required

Summer Book Bash - Middle Grade Adventures

Join us for a conversation with children's authors Erin Entrada Kelly and Sara Farizan. All attendees will be eligible for a chance to win a sampling of children's, middle-grade, and YA crossover books from publishers, such as Macmillan, Algonquin Young Readers, Astra Publishing House, and Levine Querido as well as book-related prizes from Ideal Bookshelf and Out of Print.

  • Erin Entrada Kelly has received numerous awards and recognition for her work, including the 2018 Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe; a 2021 Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space, and the 2017 APALA Award for The Land of Forgotten Girls. She is the author and illustrator of the Marisol Rainey collection. She teaches in the MFA programs at Hamline University and Rosemont College, and also teaches fiction with Gotham Writers Workshop.
  • Sara Farizan is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of the young adult novels Here to Stay, Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel, and the Lambda Literary award winning If You Could Be Mine. Her latest novel Dead Flip is her favorite book she’s written. She also had a dream come true in writing a DC Comics middle-grade graphic novel, My Buddy, Killer Croc. She lives in Massachusetts, and thanks you for reading her work.

Moderator Kristi Chadwick is a Consultant with the Massachusetts Library System, where she provides training, continuing education, and advisory services across the state. She also serves as adjunct faculty for the School of Library & Information Science at Simmons University. 

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Stephanie Sendaula
Programming & Outreach Specialist
732-752-7720 ext. 106