Sherman Alexie, author and National Book Award winner for his young adult novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, will share his new children’s book, Thunder Boy, Jr., followed by a Q&A and book signing.
Thursday, May 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street NW
(across the street from the Gallery Place Metro)
Book purchase is required to enter the signing line. Books will be for sale at the event and in advance at Politics &Prose Book Store.
This program is appropriate for all ages.
Author Melissa Moss is going to be the graduation speaker at Grace Episcopal Day School on Friday, June 10 at 9:15 a.m. and all are welcome to attend. The ceremony will be held at Grace Church in Silver Spring, Md. on Grace Church Road.
The following day she will be leading a children's writing workshop at Politics and Prose from 10 a.m. to noon.
Enticed from her Nepali mountain village with promises of a job in a fine house, thirteen-year-old Lakshmi is instead taken to India and sold into prostitution with seemingly no way to escape. The graceful free verse text makes her horrific journey bearable for the reader.