Join us for a special visit from Jasmine Warga, the New York Times-bestselling author of middle grade novels Other Words for Home, The Shape of Thunder, and A Rover’s Story, Monday, November 6, 5:45-6:45 p.m. in the library's Cardinal Room. Warga will share about her writing process and take questions from the audience. Book sales and signing will also be available.
Other Words for Home earned multiple awards, including a John Newbery Honor, a Walter Honor for Young Readers and a Charlotte Huck Honor. The Shape of Thunder was a School Library Journal and Bank Street best book of the year, a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Children's and YA Book Award, and has been named to several state award reading lists.
A Rover’s Story, her latest novel, was an instant New York Times bestseller, a Indie Next List and a Junior Library Guild selection, and was named a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly and The Washington Post. She is also the author of young adult novel, My Heart and Other Black Holes, which has been translated into over 20 different languages. Warga currently teaches in the MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Originally from Cincinnati, she now lives in the Chicago-area with her family in a house filled with books.
Date and time: Monday, November 6, 5:45-6:45 p.m. / Cardinal Room / For grades K-8 / Register here.