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

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