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Renée Watson in Conversation With Nicola Yoon

From Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Renée Watson comes a love story about not only a romantic relationship, but how a girl finds herself and falls in love with who she really is. When Nala Robertson reluctantly agrees to attend an open mic night for her cousin-sister-friend Imani’s birthday, she finds herself falling in instant love with Tye Brown, the MC. He’s perfect, except… Tye is an activist and is spending the summer putting on events for the community when Nala would rather watch movies and try out the new seasonal flavors at the local creamery. In order to impress Tye, Nala tells a few tiny lies to have enough in common with him. As they spend more time together, sharing more…

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Young Adult Book Club (Burnside)

The Young Adult Book Club is a safe place for teens to talk about books. You pick the books and Powell’s brings the snacks! We meet monthly to discuss strong stories with diverse characters. This month we meet to discuss The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon. Join us!

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