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Saturday, April 13 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
This is How It Happened: Young Adult Nonfiction - Conversation 1032 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Now more than ever, teens are engaged with the cultural issues of the times and the historical events that led to them. These writers feed that appetite for understanding with their most recent books. Join them for a conversation on how to craft nonfiction for young adult readers.

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Andrew Aydin

Andrew Aydin is creator and co-author of the graphic memoir series, "March," which chronicles the life of Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis. Co-authored with Rep. Lewis and illustrated by Nate Powell, "March" is the first comics work to ever win the National Book Award... Read More →

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Julissa Arce

Julissa Arce is a best-selling author of "My (Underground) American Dream." She was named one of People en Español's 25 Most Powerful Woman of 2017. She is a leading voice in the fight for social justice, immigrant rights and education equality. Her second book, "Someone Like Me... Read More →
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Claire Hartfield

Claire Hartfield is a nationally recognized children's book author and education leader. Hartfield's career has centered on providing underprivileged children with opportunity to achieve their potential through education. After graduating from Yale University and University of Chicago... Read More →
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Greg Neri

G. Neri is the Eisner-nominated, Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author of "Yummy: the Last Days of a Southside Shorty," which Flavorwire hailed as one of the top 25 essential graphic novels of all time. He has written ten books for young people, including the Lee Bennett Hopkins... Read More →
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Susan Goldman Rubin

Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin has written many biographies for young people, most recently "Degas, Painter of Ballerinas." Her books also include "Coco Chanel," "Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People," and "Hot Pink: The Life and Fashions of Elsa Schiaparelli." She lives... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Mudd Hall 203, Signing Area 1

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