Thursday October 26th at 5:30 pm
Crossing Over: ADULTS READ YA!
Acclaimed authors Emily Lloyd Jones and Ginny Rorby will bring their best exemplars of the popular genre. Professional actress Linda Pack will read from their selections, and also from NEA Big Read selection Pretty Monsters by Kelly Link (on the reading lists for Gallery Bookshop’s Teen Book Club and Open Book Club this month.) A lively discussion will ensue with the audience, of the whys and the hows of each. Find out why everyone should be reading YA, what the pros are reading, and what you might be missing.
Presented as part of the NEA Big Read in cooperation with Mendocino County Public Libraries and the National Endowment for the Arts.
An intoxicating blend of fantasy, horror, and romance--a Faustian fable perfect for fans of Holly Black, and Stranger Things.
$10.99ISBN: 9780765379375Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Teen - January 12th, 2016
Hurt Go Happy is a captivating novel for young readers by beloved author Ginny Rorby. The Schneider Family Book Award-winning novel is inspired by the true story of a chimpanzee raised as a human.$6.99ISBN: 9780545676076Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - March 28th, 2017Lily loves her halfbrother, Adam, but his autism has taken over her life. Lily can't make friends or go out after school -- caring for Adam has forced Lily to become as much mother as sister. All Lily wants is for her stepfather, Don, to acknowledge that Adam has a real issue, and to find some kind of program that can help him. Then maybe she can have a life of her own.