Gene Luen Yang Author Visit

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Main Library
Main Library - Genealogy & Local History Program Space

Event Details

The Library will celebrate Children's Book Week (April 30-May 6) with a special visit from Gene Luen Yang, author of the Secret Coders graphic novel series for children. The series introduces children to coding through logic puzzles and basic programming instruction. Yang is also the author and illustrator of American Born Chinese. The book was a National Book Award Finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. While serving as National Ambassador for Young People's Literature from 2016-2017, Yang created the Reading Without Walls Challenge, which promotes diversity and opens readers' eyes to new ideas and experiences.

Mr. Yang will discuss the Secret Coders series and the Reading Without Walls Challenge. Books will be available for sale and signing, courtesy of Joseph-Beth Booksellers. 

No registration is required.

Event Type(s): Author Visits, Literacy & Education
Age Group(s): Children