UPDATED! Author Visit: Jason Reynolds
NEW DATE: May 2nd at 6:00 pm at Main, 321 N. Main St.
Author Jason Reynolds will be speaking and signing books at the Main Library (321 Main Street, Davenport) on THURSDAY MAY 2ND at 6:00pm. A preshow performance will begin at 5:30pm and feature students from the Creative Arts Academy and Central High School. Registration is appreciated so that we can plan for an approximate number of attendees. If you registered for the original event in March, you do not need to register for the May event.
- Thursday, May 2, 2019
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a two time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. Reynolds was named the American Booksellers Association’s 2017 and 2018 spokesperson for Indies First, and served as the national spokesperson for the 2018 celebration of School Library Month in April 2018, sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). Jason’s many works of fiction include When I Was the Greatest, Boy in the Black Suit, All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely), As Brave As You, For Every One, Miles Morales: Spider Man, the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu), and Long Way Down, which received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor. He is on faculty at Lesley University, for the Writing for Young People MFA Program and lives in Washington, DC. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.