When I Was a Kid: Writing Books Inspired by Our Childhoods
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Kirkus Reviews Tent
11th Street, AUSTIN Texas

Newbery Award-winner Meg Medina (Merci Suarez Changes Gears), bestselling author Ibi Zoboi (My Life As An Ice Cream Sandwich), and Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad (Proudest Blue) take the stage to share their latest books, all fictional stories inspired in different ways by their childhoods. This is a panel with major star power, featuring three of the biggest names in children’s literature who inspire kids every day with their words. Don’t miss it!

  • Moderated by: Sherry Wolfe
  • Book Signing: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. In Children’s Signing Tent, on Congress Avenue.

Meg Medina, Ibi Zoboi, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Merci Suarez Changes Gears, My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich, The Proudest Blue


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