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Virginia Beach Public Library to Host Best-Selling Author Lev Grossman and Others for ‘Author Talk’ Events


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Virginia Beach students will have the opportunity to talk to their favorite authors thanks to the Virginia Beach Public Library.

Throughout late February and early March, the Virginia Beach Public Library will host author talks for children in grades three through eight and their families.

Lev Grossman, New York Times #1 bestselling author of ‘The Magicians’ trilogy, will be in the area in person and chatting live online with authors of nonfiction, graphic novels and various genres of fiction .

The Grossman author’s speech is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, from 2-3 p.m. The seats are limited ; Register now HERE.

The virtual author discussions are listed below:

  • Amanda Abler, author of “The Spirit of Springer”, Saturday, February 26, 2-3 p.m.
    • Abler will talk about his first children’s book which chronicles the true events of the rescue and release of Springer, a calf.
    • Register HERE
  • Remy Lai, author of “Pie in the Sky”, Saturday February 26, 5-6 p.m.
    • Chat with Lai about this story of an 11-year-old boy’s immigration experience, his brother, and their secret baking mischief. “Pie in the Sky” won a Sid Fleischman Award for Humor and was named Best Children’s Book of the Year by Parents Magazine and Best Book of the Year by NPR in 2019.
    • Register HERE
  • Greg van Eekhout, author of “COG”, Wednesday March 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Eekhout, a science fiction and fantasy writer for children and adults, will talk about his book about a robot who looks like an average 12-year-old child and leads a group of robots on an unforgettable journey.
    • Register HERE
  • Kate Karyus Quinn and Demitria Lunetta, authors of “Anti/Hero”, Tuesday March 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Quinn and Lunetta will talk about their graphic novel and mid-level debut, “Anti/Hero,” a story that introduces two new characters to DC Comics, Hummingbird and Gray Owl.
    • Register HERE

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