Avid Bookshop presents our friend and Atlanta author Laurel Snyder on Friday, June 16, 2017, in celebration of her book middle grade book Orphan Island. This event will run from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the Five Points bookshop. There is no admission charge.
Our Young Readers' Book Club selection for the July 2nd meeting is Orphan Island!
ABOUT THE BOOK:
For readers who loved Sara Pennypacker's Pax and Lois Lowry's The Giver comes a deep, compelling, heartbreaking, and completely one-of-a-kind novel about nine children who live on a mysterious island.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Laurel Snyder is a poet, essayist, and author of picture books and novels for children, including Orphan Island, The Longest Night, Bigger Than a Bread Box, and Seven Stories Up. She is also the editor of the nonfiction anthology Half/Life: Jew-ish Tales from Interfaith Homes, a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and a commentator for NPR's All Things Considered. She lives in Atlanta with her family and can be found online at www.laurelsnyder.com.