Inspired by her blockbuster phenomenon Wonder, R. J. Palacio makes her graphic novel debut with an unforgettable story of the power of kindness and unrelenting courage in a time of war. White Bird tells the heartrending story of Grandmère, a character introduced in the collection of stories Auggie & Me: how she, a young Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II; how the boy she and her classmates once shunned became her savior and best friend.
- Moderated by: Sharyn Vane
- Book Signing: 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Murcheson Chapel, next to First United Methodist Church.
- Books will be available for sale at First United Methodist Church and in the Children’s Book Sales Tent, courtesy of BookPeople.
- This is a Festival Friends Pass session. Friends Pass holders enjoy priority access to seating and the signing line.
R.J. Palacio, White Bird: A Wonder Story