16th Annual Conversation on Education and the Arts
Join New York Times bestselling author of Shadowshaper and Shadowhouse, Daniel José Older, as he returns with the release of Dactyl Hill Squad: Rescue Run. This astounding first book in a new series blends history and fantasy like never before. A unique piece of historical fiction complete with a dynamic cast of diverse characters is Older’s debut series for young adults. In Older’s books, the heroes are often people of color, highlighting how diversity plays an important role throughout society. In Dactyl Hill Squad: Rescue Run, set during the Civil War, a group of orphans defend themselves from a ring of slave traders with the help of dinosaurs and pterodactyls.
Shadowshaper Cypher has earned starred reviews from the International Latino Book Award, and New York Times Notable Book and NPR Best Books of the Year picks, among other accolades. Book signing to follow in partnership with Watchung Booksellers.
Educators earn 2 hours of PD credit.
$12 members / $15 nonmembers / $5 students or seniors with ID (purchase at door)
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