Tweens Read - Getting Graphic

What:

Please join us for the Tweens Read panel Getting Graphic - a discussion between Hope Larson, Misako Rocks!, and Emma Steinkellner, moderated by Tweens Read alum Rex Ogle!

When:

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 1:00pm CDT

Where:

This event will be a Zoom webinar, please click here to register.

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About the Panel Authors:

Hope Larson is the author of All Summer Long, which was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018 and an Eisner Award Nominee, as well as the sequel, All Together Now. She also adapted and illustrated A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel, which spent forty-four weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and for which she won an Eisner Award. She is additionally the author and illustrator of Salamander Dream, Gray Horses, Chiggers, and Mercury, and the author of Compass South and Knife's Edge, both illustrated by Rebecca Mock. She lives in North Carolina.

Misako Rocks! is a Brooklyn-based manga artist. Her first break came when The Onion decided to use her illustrations for their "Savage Love" column. Shortly afterward, in 2007, Misako self-published her autobiographical comic, Rock and Roll Love, which was featured in Best Books for Teens List by NYPL. Outside of the U.S., she has published four books in Japan. Her latest book, How to Learn English with Misako's Method, became a bestseller on Japanese Amazon. She teaches manga drawing classes at numerous middle schools in New York City, as well as at the Metropolitan Museum, and the Brooklyn Cherry Blossom Festival.

Emma Steinkellner is an illustrator, writer, and cartoonist living in Los Angeles, California. She is a graduate of Stanford University and the illustrator of the Eisner-nominated comic Quince. She is the author and illustrator of The Okay Witch graphic novel series.

Ordering:

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Event date: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm
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All Together Now (Eagle Rock Series #2) Cover Image
By Hope Larson, Hope Larson (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780374313654
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 4th, 2020

All Together Now is New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Hope Larson's pitch-perfect graphic novel follow-up for fans of All Summer Long, music lovers, and anyone navigating the ups and downs of friendship.


Bounce Back Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250806291
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 16th, 2021

Lilico, with the help of her cat, must learn to adjust to a new country, a new school, and new pressures in this middle grade graphic novel from author/illustrator Misako Rocks! about finding your team and finding yourself.

Lilico’s life in Japan is going well. She has great friends and is the captain of the school's basketball team. She’s happy!


The Okay Witch and the Hungry Shadow Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534431485
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - July 6th, 2021

“A satisfying, brilliant sequel, solidifying Steinkellner’s reputation as a graphic novelist to watch.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

In this hilarious and heartwarming sequel to the bestselling and critically acclaimed graphic novel, The Okay Witch, half-witch Moth Hush uses magic to boost her confidence with disastrous results


Free Lunch Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781324016946
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Norton Young Readers - August 17th, 2021

Winner of the 2020 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award.