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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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Annie Bloom’s Books: Independent Bookstore Day 2020

Independent Bookstore Day is going online for 2020. Check out this amazing schedule of livestream events! GOLDFISH GHOST drawing class with LISA BROWN Join us for a fun and interactive drawing demonstration with illustrator and author Lisa Brown. Her books include GOLDFISH GHOST, THE AIRPORT BOOK, THE PHANTOM TWIN, MUMMY CAT, LONG STORY SHORT and others. Join here at 10am on 8/29: Middle Grade Fun with RENEE WATSON and illustrator NINA MATA with moderator ISAAC FITZGERALD Join RENEE WATSON (WAYS TO MAKE SUNSHINE), illustrator NINA MATA (I PROMISE), and moderator ISAAC FITZGERALD (HOW TO BE A PIRATE). Join here at 11am on 8/29: World-Building in YA Feminist Fantasy Fiction Join bestselling YA fantasy authors KAT CHO (WICKED FOX and VICIOUS SPIRITS), RENA BARRON…

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Ta-Nehisi Coates in Conversation with Renée Watson

Literary Arts is proud to present an evening with acclaimed author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates in celebration of his first novel, The Water Dancer (coming September 24). Coates will be in conversation with bestselling author Renée Watson. Tickets will go on sale July 16 at 1:00 p.m. [Buy Tickets Here] Tickets start at $15. Each $85/65-level tickets includes a pre-signed copy of The Water Dancer, Coates’ latest book (coming September 24). In this boldly imagined work of magic and adventure, Coates offers a bracingly original vision of the world of slavery. Driven by the author’s bold imagination and striking ability to bring readers deep into the interior lives of his brilliantly rendered characters, The Water Dancer is the story of America’s oldest struggle—the struggle to tell…

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