Sharon Draper will discuss and sign STELLA BY STARLIGHT, her newest book for middle graders.
When: Wednesday, January 14, 5:00 pm
Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Sharon Draper, please purchase STELLA BY STARLIGHT from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.
About the Author:
Sharon M. Draper is a New York Times bestselling author who has received the Coretta Scott King Award for both COPPER SUN and FORGED BY FIRE. Her OUT OF MY MIND has won multiple awards and has been a New York Times bestseller for more than a year. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years and was named National Teacher of the Year. Visit her at SharonDraper.com.
Stella lives in the segregated South--in Bumblebee, North Carolina. Some stores she can go into, and some stores she can't. Some folks are right pleasant and others are a lot less so. To Stella, it sort of evens out, and heck, the Klan hasn't bothered them for years. But one late night, later than she should ever be up, much less wandering around outside, Stella and her little brother see something they're never supposed to see, something that is the first flicker of change to come, unwelcome change by any stretch of the imagination. As Stella's community--her world--is upended, she decides to fight fire with fire. And she learns that ashes don't necessarily signify an end.
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When the Ku Klux Klan's unwelcome reappearance rattles Stella's segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this Depression-era tour de force from Sharon Draper, the New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind.