Join the conversation about Hey, KiddoHey, Kiddo is a profoundly important memoir about growing up in a family grappling with addiction, and finding the art that helps you survive. Hear the story behind the story as told by bestselling author-illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka when he visits Riverside High School in Leesburg this Saturday. Arrive early for a book signing from 1-2 p.m.
1book 1community finaleWHAT: Presentation and Q&A with Jarrett J. KrosoczkaWHERE: Riverside High School, 19019 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, VA 20176ADMISSION: This event is free and open to the public. Admission is first-come, first-served.
"I use my imagination as my full-time job. But well before my imagination became a vocation, my imagination saved my life."
About the author: New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka creates books with humor, heart and a deep respect for his young readers — qualities that have made his titles perennial favorites on the bookshelves of homes, libraries and bookstores. Titles include several picture books, his wildly popular Lunch Lady graphic novels, and the Platypus Police Squad middle-grade novels. He also recently launched a new story arc in the Jedi Academy series with Star Wars: Jedi Academy: A New Class. His most recent book, Hey, Kiddo, was a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
1book 1community is a countywide reading program organized by Loudoun County Public Library that promotes community dialogue and understanding through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. Free copies of Hey, Kiddo were distributed this fall through Loudoun County Public Library branches and Loudoun County Public Schools, where they were incorporated into book club discussions and curriculum.
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