Battle of the Books Author Series: Ru Xu and Cammie McGovern

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Everyone ( All Ages )


All are welcome at this series of author talks with Battle of the Books authors on Monday, 3/18 (Hena Khan and Natalie Lorenzi) and Friday, 3/22 (Ru Xu and Cammie McGovern).

Meet two authors featured on this year's Battle of the Books reading list! Ru Xu is the author or NewsPrints and the just-released sequel EndGames, about Blue, an orphan who disguises herself as a newsboy during wartime. Cammie McGovern is the author of Chester and Gus as well as one of the founders of Whole Children, a resource center that runs after-school classes and programs for children with special needs. 

An author talk will be followed by an interview by Ted Zaleski and an audience Q&A. A book signing will follow the talk. Bring your copies or purchase books that night from A Likely Story Bookstore.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of Carroll County Public Library.


Carroll County Public Library serves as a Choose Civility Affiliate of the ever-expanding collective of Choose Civility communities worldwide. Partial funding for this initiative is provided by a grant managed by the Howard County Library System through the Maryland State Library. Choose Civility, Howard County, MD serves as the Choose Civility Headquarters. Learn more about Choose Civility here