This event is FREE and open to the public.
Join a panel of current Minnesota Book Award finalists in the Middle Grade and Young Adult Literature categories for brief readings and conversation about their work. Authors include Sara Biren, Mary Losure, and Kurtis Scaletta, and the program is moderated by Lisa Baures, education and reference librarian at Minnesota State, Mankato with Angela Kelly, assistant director of the North Mankato Taylor Library. Sign language interpretation and other accommodations available with advance notice.
The Minnesota Book Awards is a program of The Friends, as the Library of Congress-designated Minnesota Center for the Book. This program is made possible, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and the State of Minnesota through a grant to the Minnesota Department of Education.