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Tween Book Club and Author Visit (ages 8-12) (preregistration)
November 10, 2022 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
The Round Rock Library Public Library will host a tween book club and author visit in November. Tweens are invited to meet author Varian Johnson and discuss the Bluebonnet award-winning graphic novel “Twins”.
Join us in Meeting Room A at 5:30 pm for a free book discussion, author Q&A, and book signing.
Registration is required and starts Thursday, October 13, 2022, at 6 pm. A limited supply of books is available for registered attendees. The book is also available for check-out with your library card. While book club selections are chosen specifically for tweens, parents may still wish to review the content for appropriateness for his/her child. For more information, please contact the children’s reference desk at 512.218.3275.
About the Author:
Varian Johnson is the author of several novels for children and young adults, including The Parker Inheritance, which won both Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor awards; The Great Greene Heist, an ALA Notable Children’s book and Kirkus Reviews Best Book; and the graphic novel Twins, illustrated by Shannon Wright, an NPR Best Book.
Varian was born in Florence, South Carolina, and attended the University of Oklahoma, where he received a BS in Civil Engineering. He later received an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is honored to now be a member of the faculty. Varian lives outside of Austin, TX with his family.