RESCHEDULED Author Jason Reynolds @ Rocky
- RESCHEDULED Author Jason Reynolds @ Rocky
- Rock Island High School Auditorium
FRIDAY, MAY 3
Jason Reynolds, award-winning author of books for young adult and middle grade audiences, will be speaking to Rock Island/Milan School District students and interested members of the public at Rock Island High School Auditorium. Two sessions are scheduled: 9:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a two-time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. The American Booksellers Association’s 2017 and 2018 spokesperson for Indies First, Jason Reynolds' many books include When I Was the Greatest, Boy in the Black Suit, All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely), As Brave as You, For Every One, the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu), and Long Way Down, which received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor. He lives in Washington, DC.
The visit is made possible thanks to the support from Rock Island Public Library, Rock Island Public Library Foundation, Rock Island/Milan PRIME grant, The Sedona Group, Rock Island Community Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Rock Island and Junior Board of Rock Island.