Friday, September 20, 2013

RLT Will Host Acclaimed Author

Novelist, Matt de la Pena, will speak to Turner students Thursday morning, September 26 in the school auditorium. Matt is the author of four critically-acclaimed young adult novels—Ball Don’t Lie, Mexican WiteBoy, We Were Here and I will Save You—and the award-winning picture book A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis. In 2013, his fifth young adult novel, The Living, will be released, along with his first middle grade novel, Curse of the Ancients. Matt will sign books in the school library in the afternoon. His novels will be available for students to purchase for $10 (cash only).

The public is welcome. Please arrive early to get a guest badge from the front office. The author will speak at 9:15am and 10:10am. Book sales and signing will begin at 1:00 p.m.

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