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School Visit with Jason Reynolds

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Event address: 

Private Off-Site Event

Multiple-award winning author and rising star Jason Reynolds will be visiting schools with Once Upon A Time. 

Want to help Los Angeles area students receive a free copy of Ghost by Jason Reynolds? Consider donating here

About the book: Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle-school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this electrifying novel--a National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature and first in a brand-new series.

Jason Reynolds author photo by Ben Fractenberg

About the author: Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a two time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. The American Booksellers Association's 2017 spokesperson for Indies First, his many books include When I Was the GreatestBoy in the Black SuitAll American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely), As Brave as YouFor Every One, the Track series ( GhostPatinaSunny, and Lu), and Long Way Down, which received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor. He lives in Washington, DC. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.

Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481450157
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 30th, 2016

The Boy in the Black Suit Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781442459502
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 6th, 2015

Long Way Down Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481438254
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 24th, 2017

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