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Kevin Riley Reads @ AJC Decatur Book Festival

September 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Free

AJC editor, Kevin Riley, reads Dave Eggers’ two picture books about civic engagement, Her Right Foot and What Can a Citizen Do?

In the fascinating and fun take on nonfiction for kids, Her Right Foot, author Dave Eggers and illustrator Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America’s most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty’s right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country’s creation. In What Can a Citizen Do? Eggers and Harris team up again to examine what citizenship–good citizenship–means to us all. Across the course of several seemingly unrelated but ultimately connected actions by different children, we watch how kids turn a lonely island into a community—and watch a journey from what the world should be to what the world could be. Read by AJC editor, Kevin Riley, in a virtual event.

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://www.crowdcast.io/e/ajc-dbf-2020-kevin-riley-reads

Organizer

AJC Decatur Book Festival
Phone:
678-570-2041
Email:
joy@decaturbookfestival.com
Website:
https://decaturbookfestival.com/

Venue

Crowdcast
United States + Google Map

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