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Lamar Giles (The Last Last-Day-of-Summer), Jo Watson Hackl (Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe), and Frank Morelli (Please Return to: Norbert M. Finkelstein) discuss their fantastical, adventure-filled novels for middle-grade readers. Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to attend and open to the public.
Why should you attend?
“[The Last Last-Day-of-Summer is a] zany, clever adventure filled with surreal humor… Anchored by its genuine characters and buoyed by its true fun, this is an adventure with staying power.”—Booklist, starred review
“[Hackl’s] plot, full of adventure, treasure hunts, and mystery, will keep young readers hooked.”—School Library Journal
“Morelli has done it again—given us an indelible and lovable character with a hilarious voice. Norbert M. Finkelstein is the big-hearted middle school teacher and wrestling coach with a secret identity. With nonstop action and uproarious humor, [this book] will have readers hooked.”—Lisa Williams Kline, author