Writing the Civil Rights Movement
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Kirkus Reviews Tent
Congress and 11th Street, AUSTIN Texas
Bestselling author Sharon Robinson, the daughter of baseball player Jackie Robinson, will be joined by Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Jerry Pinkney and author Barry Wittenstein to discuss their new books that remember and celebrate the Civil Rights movement. What can young readers–and all of us–learn from the past?
- Moderated by: Varian Johnson
- Introduced by: Pflugerville Middle School
- Book Signing: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Children’s Signing Tent, Congress Avenue.
Sharon Robinson, Jerry Pinkney, Barry Wittenstein, Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963, A Place to Land