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Saturday, April 13 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Middle Grade Fiction: The Good Parts of Growing Up - Conversation 1085 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Growing up can be a drag, but it can also be fun, sweet and tender. Kekla Magoon, Holly Goldberg Sloan and Janet Tashjian gather to discuss their playful and poignant recent books.

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Regan McMahon

Regan has been reviewing children's books for more than a decade. A journalist and former book editor for the San Francisco Chronicle, she cites as one of her toughest assignments having to read and review the 784-page "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" on deadline in 48 hours... Read More →

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Kekla Magoon

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," "Shadows of Sherwood" (The Robyn Hoodlum Adventures series), and most recently... Read More →
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Holly Goldberg Sloan

Holly Goldberg Sloan was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and spent her childhood living in Holland; Istanbul, Turkey; Washington, D.C.; Berkeley, California; and Eugene, Oregon. After graduating from Wellesley College and spending some time as an advertising copywriter, she began writing... Read More →
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Janet Tashjian

Janet Tashjian is a middle-grade and young adult novelist who's been writing books for children for over two decades. Her first novel "Tru Confessions" was made into a critically acclaimed Disney TV movie starring Clara Bryant and Shia LaBeouf. "The Gospel According to Larry" series... Read More →

Saturday April 13, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Seeley G. Mudd 124, Signing Area 4