Discovering Oneself while Discovering New Worlds
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Saturday, November 5, 2022
Next Chapter Tent
11th Street, AUSTIN Texas

Grab a seat for three rollicking tales of self-discovery amid disorienting new worlds. Whether it’s an assistant mapmaker on a Thai-inspired high-seas adventure, a young girl tracking down her sprawling family of luchadores, or a Mars rover that unexpectedly starts having human-like emotions, each of these books portrays the universal experience of seeking out a unique destiny in a turbulent world.

Moderator: Jo Whittemore, author of more than a dozen middle-grade novels, including a series for CW’s Supergirl and a novel for Girls Who CodeCelia C. Pérez, Jasmine Warga, Christina Soontornvat, Tumble, A Rover’s Story, The Tryout, The Last Mapmaker


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