Brooklyn Book Festival – Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Rita Williams-Garcia (Moderator)

Rita Williams-Garcia's Newbery Honor-winning novel, One Crazy Summer, was a winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, a National Book Award finalist, the recipient of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and a New York Times bestseller. The sequel, P.S. Be Eleven, was also a Coretta Scott King Award winner and an ALA Notable Children's Book for Middle Readers. She is also the author of six distinguished novels for young adults: Jumped, a National Book Award finalist; No Laughter Here, Every Time a Rainbow Dies (Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book), and Fast Talk on a Slow Track (all ALA Best Books for Young Adults); Blue Tights; and Like Sisters on the Homefront, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. Her most recent book is Gone Crazy in Alabama.

Website: http://ritawg.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/OneCrazyRita
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Rita Williams-Garcia

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