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Big Read: American Born Chinese – Book Discussion

Date
May 11
Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
lapl.org/whats-on/events/big-read-american-born-chinese-book-discussion-1
Council District
City Council District 9

Discuss Gene Luen Yang’s graphic novel American Born Chinese. The book is the winner of the 2007 Michael L. Printz Award, a 2006 National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature, the winner of the 2007 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album: New, an Eisner Award nominee for Best Coloring, a 2007 Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year, and a New York Times bestseller. The first 10 teens to attend will receive a free copy of the book.

Location

Vermont Square Branch Library
1201 W. 48th St.,
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
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Phone:
323.290.7405
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