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Meet the BC Reads Author: Ellen Oh


Join Ellen Oh and the Baltimore County Public Library as she discusses her experience editing Flying Lessons and Other Stories, a chapter book short story collection that is as humorous as it is heartfelt.

In a partnership with We Need Diverse Books, industry giants Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Tim Federle, Grace Lin, Meg Medina, Walter Dean Myers, Tim Tingle, and Jacqueline Woodson join newcomer Kelly J. Baptist in a story collection the explores everything from first crushes to family fiascos. This impressive group of authors has earned among them every major award in children’s publishing and popularity as New York Times bestsellers. From these distinguished authors come ten distinct and vibrant stories.

Oh is the author of the Prophecy Series (YA), Diverse Energies, and Spirit Hunters.  She is also the founder of We Need Diverse Books, a non-profit and grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.






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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm


BCPL- Towson Branch
1046 Taylor Ave
Towson, MD 21286

by Dr. Radut