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Online Kids Author Talk With Kate DiCamillo

A Visit to Deckawoo Drive With Mercy Watson

2024-07-09 13:00:00 2024-07-09 13:30:00 America/Chicago Online Kids Author Talk With Kate DiCamillo Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure-loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal-winning author Kate DiCamillo will share stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original "Mercy Watson" and the follow up series, "Tales From Deckawoo Drive." Families, preschool to second grade. Register to get a link. Will be recorded for later viewing. Live online event -

Tuesday, July 09
1:00pm - 1:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-09 13:00:00 2024-07-09 13:30:00 America/Chicago Online Kids Author Talk With Kate DiCamillo Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure-loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal-winning author Kate DiCamillo will share stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original "Mercy Watson" and the follow up series, "Tales From Deckawoo Drive." Families, preschool to second grade. Register to get a link. Will be recorded for later viewing. Live online event -

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure-loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal-winning author Kate DiCamillo will share stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original "Mercy Watson" and the follow up series, "Tales From Deckawoo Drive." Families, preschool to second grade. Register to get a link. Will be recorded for later viewing.

This summer, don't miss our online author talks featuring bestselling authors for young readers!

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure-loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal-winning author Kate DiCamillo will be live online to share the stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original "Mercy Watson" and the follow up series, "Tales From Deckawoo Drive." We will also be celebrating the publication of the final book in the "Mercy Watson" series! 

Families, preschoolers to second-graders. Register to receive a link for viewing this online event.

About the Author: Kate DiCamillo is the award-winning author of over 30 books for children, including Newbery Medal-winner "The Tale of Desperaux," "Because of Winn-Dixie" and "Flora and Ulysses." She served as the 2014-2015 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, appointed by the Library of Congress. Several of her books have been turned into movies, and one was even adapted as an opera. She grew up in Florida and currently lives in Minnesota.

This event is part of DBRL's Online Author Series, supported by David Lile honorarium funds. A recording will also be available for later viewing on the author series site.

AGE GROUP: | School-Age | Preschoolers |

EVENT TYPE: | Featured | Books & Authors |

TAGS: | Summer Reading | Book Discussion |

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