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Saturday, October 5 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Strategies for Reluctant Readers

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Four engaging creators of middle grade books come together to discuss ideas on how to turn reluctant readers into enthusiastic readers. Perfect for parents and/or teachers.

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Kirby Larson

Bio: | Kirby Larson is the acclaimed author of the 2007 Newbery Honor Book, Hattie Big Sky, a young adult historical novel she wrote inspired by her great-grandmother, Hattie Inez Brooks Wright, who homesteaded by herself in eastern Montana as a young woman. Just released—due to popular demand by her readers—is Hattie Ever After, the final installment in Hattie’s adventures. Her passion for historical fiction is... Read More →

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Jeanne Birdsall

Bio: | When JEANNE BIRDSALL was young, she promised herself she'd be a writer someday--so she could write books for children to read and enjoy, just as she did at her local library. She is now the author of the Penderwicks series: The Penderwicks (which won the National Book Award); The Penderwicks on Gardam Street; and The Penderwicks at Point Mouette. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband. | | | The Penderwicks at Point... Read More →
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Bruce Hale

Bio: | Raised by wolves just outside Los Angeles, Bruce Hale worked as a surveyor, actor, DJ, English teacher (in Japan), and corporate lackey, before turning to a career in writing.  Bruce has written and illustrated nearly 30 seriously funny books for young readers, including his award-winning series, The Chet Gecko Mysteries, School for S.P.I.E.S., and the Underwhere graphic novels.   | | His book, The Malted... Read More →
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Matt Holm

Bio: | Matthew Holm is the co-creator of two series of graphic novels for children, the award-winning Babymouse series and the Indiebound-Bestselling Squish series, both from Random House Children’s Books. His latest book is Babymouse: Queen of the World!, a relaunch of the very first book in the series. Prior to working in children's publishing, Matt spent eight years writing about kitchens (among other topics) for Country... Read More →
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Obert Skye

Bio: | Obert Skye is the author and illustrator of the two books in The Creature from My Closet series—Wonkenstein and Potterwookiee. He has also written the bestselling children’s fantasy adventure series Leven Thumps and Pillage.  | website, Facebook, Twitter | | | Pinocula | | For Rob Burnside, things are going pretty well. His friends are behaving, school isn’t too bad, his family’s getting along, and... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mutt Enterprises Stage OCC, D-135

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