Wendelin Van Draanen at Monrovia Public Library
Welcome home bestselling, award-winning author Wendelin Van Draanen
Join us for a lively presentation on reading, writing, the book-to-movie experience, and how growing up in Monrovia influenced her work.
Wendelin Van Draanen has written more than thirty novels for young readers and teens. Her titles include...the Edgar-winning Sammy Keyes mystery series; Flipped (made into a movie), The Gecko & Sticky series, and the Shredderman books (made into a Nickelodeon made-for-TV movie).
Wendelin is making a special stop at the Monrovia Public Library while on tour for her latest novel, Wild Bird, the gripping story of a teen who is forced into wilderness therapy camp after falling in with the wrong crowd.
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Clear your schedule because this is one book that you need to finish in one day. Starr has a strong voice that pulls you in to really experience her life, loss, love, family, and friendship. A powerfuly written story that is both a meaningful and timely read. - Jessica