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Join award-winning middle grade author Gennifer Choldenko for a special evening of insight, intrigue, and surprises! Find out her tips that can help you develop warm and believable characters. Discover how good character development can create a riveting plot.
Gennifer is one of the most beloved authors. She is the N.Y. Times bestselling and Newbery Honor-winning author of numerous children's books. Her Al Capone trilology has sold over 1 million copies. We are thrilled that she joins us right at the release of the third book in the trilogy, Al Capone Does My Homework.
We are delighted that The Depot Bookstore and Cafe has ordered Gennifer's books for purchase. You may purchase her books before and after the presention. Gennifer will sign books at the end of our program.
Al Capone Does My Homework (Just Released!)
Al Capone Shines My Shoes
Al Capone Does My Shirts
Gennifer Choldenko's first novel, Notes from a Liar and Her Dog, was a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a California Book Award winner. Her second novel, Al Capone Does My Shirts, was a Newbery Honor Book and a School Library Journal, Kirkus, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. Al Capone Does My Shirts has sold more than a million copies worldwide. It has been on the New York Times, Booksense, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. Her most recent picture book, A Giant Crush (illustrated by Melissa Sweet), was published in 2011. If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period, an ALA notable recording, just came out in paperback and her newest novel Al Capone Shines My Shoes—a sequel to the beloved Al Capone Does My Shirts—is a Kirkus, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Chicago Public Library Best of the Best for 2009. Her first fantasy novel, No Passengers Beyond This Point was called “a fast-paced mind bender” and a “Wonderfully imagined adventure story.” Her newest novel, Al Capone Does My Homework, the last book in the Al Capone trilogy,was just released in August 2013. Gennifer’s books have been translated into thirteen languages.
SEATING IS LIMITED TO 45
SCBWI Member: $10 discount online registration until 9/11 or before if full / $15 at door if space is available
Non Member: $15 discount online registration until 9/11 or before if full / $20 at door if space is available
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We are looking for volunteers in Napa County to set up an informal meetup. Please contact Colette, mvpurpleleafATyahoo.com if you are interested.
We also need a volunteer or two to help with registration at this Marin County meeting. Contact Colette, mvpurpleleafATyahoo.com