OCTOBER 30 | 7-8pm | CHRIS KNUTZEN HALL, ANDERSON UNIVERSITY CENTER
These Three Words
Jason Reynolds will discuss the three words he keeps at the forefront of his mind when writing stories for young people. They serve as his compass to ensure the stories connect and feel like true representations of young life, leading to a more engaged reading.
Jason is an American author who writes novels and poetry for young adult and middle-grade audiences, includingGhost, a National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature.
His books have received numerous awards including but not limited to: Coretta Scott King forGhost(2016), Schneider Family Award (2017) forAs Brave as You,Printz Honor and Newbery Honor (2017) forLong Way Down.His latest book,Look Both Ways,will be released October 2019.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Registration is used for planning purposes.