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May 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Main Children’s Center celebrates Children’s Book Week!
Join us for a special event: Graphic novel author Mariko Tamaki will discuss her book This One Summer, acclaimed by reviewers as a powerful coming-of-age story.
Saturday, May 6, at 4 p.m., in the Main Children’s Center
Mariko Tamaki is a Canadian writer. Her works include the graphic novels This One Summer and Skim, both with Jillian Tamaki, and Emiko Superstar, with Steve Rolston. Her first YA novel (You) Set Me on Fire was published by Penguin Canada. She lives in Oakland, California. Visit her website at marikotamaki.blogspot.com/.
Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of children’s books and reading. Established in 1919, it is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. The program is administered by Every Child a Reader and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the anchor sponsor.