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Author Jack Gantos coming to Wenatchee

NCRL Webmaster - Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Jack Gantos at Wenatchee Public Library Wednesday Night, October 1!

North Central Regional Library will be hosting Newbery winner, Jack Gantos for several school visits and a public program this fall.  He will be visiting middle schools throughout our five county library district on September 29 and 30 then on October 1 the public is invited to an author reading and book signing at Wenatchee Public Library at 7:00 p.m.  This event is free to the public.  A Book for All Seasons bookstore will be offering his books for sale.

Jack Gantos has written books for readers of all ages from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults.  His works include Joey Pigza Swalled the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book, and Dead End in Norvelt, the 2012 Newbery Award winner and the Scott O'Dell Award Winner for Best Historic Fiction.  He also won the Michael L. Printz Award for his memoir, Hole in My Life.

​The Jack Gantos author tour is a part of the NCRL Teen One-Books program, bringing quality literature and engaging authors to area schools.​

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