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Bookshop Santa Cruz Kids Events
Check back soon for events happening in the 2022-23 school year!
RUN: BOOK ONE
AUGUST 16TH, 2021 AT 4PM
FREE VIRTUAL EVENT: Young readers who were inspired by the award-winning graphic novel series March will want to tune in to hear Andrew Aydin, L. Fury, and Nate Powell (the creative team, along with the late Congressman John Lewis, behind March) discuss the first book in their new, groundbreaking series, Run: Book One.
“In sharing my story, it is my hope that a new generation will be inspired by Run to actively participate in the democratic process and help build a more perfect Union here in America.” —Congressman John Lewis
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Paradise on Fire
SEPTEMBER 22nd, 2021 AT 6PM
FREE VIRTUAL EVENT: Award-winning and bestselling author Jewell Parker Rhodes (Ninth Ward, Ghost Boys) will discuss her new book, Paradise on Fire, a powerful coming-of-age survival tale exploring issues of race, class, and climate change. Rhodes will be in-conversation with Samira Ahmed, author of the new middle grade novel Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds.
Gary Paulsen, How to Train Your Dad
OCTOBER 7th, 2021 AT 6PM
FREE VIRTUAL EVENT: Bookshop Santa Cruz is excited to welcome acclaimed and bestselling author Gary Paulsen (Hatchet) for a virtual event celebrating his new middle grade novel, How to Train Your Dad--a fierce and funny novel about family, green-living, and untangling some of the ties that bind