Start: 5:00 pm
Tue 2/12 5pm-6:30pm Triangle Reading Council (open to the public) Guest speaker: Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy presents “Inside the Coretta Scott King Award” Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, North Carolina Central University, will be presenting her annotated bibliography of multicultural literature for children and young adults. Dr. Bracy headed the prestigious Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award committee in 2012. During the last American Library Association Conference, Dr. Bracy presented this award to the beloved Mr. Ashley Bryan. A much sought after leader in her field, it is an honor to welcome Dr. Bracy’s expertise to Flyleaf Books. The Triangle Reading Council provides the opportunity for educators and community members to collaborate in a professional organization that advocates for global literacy as the means to a productive, successful life as a participating citizen in a democratic society.
Start: 7:00 pm
Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00pm Peter Lerangis, The Seven Wonders Book One: The Colossus Rises Best Selling 39 Clues author Peter Lerangis visits to unveil his epic new adventure series, The Seven Wonders. Teens Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis' power that were hidden long ago and that will, if returned to Atlantis, save them from certain death due to the genetic abnormality that also gives them superior abilities. Check out the website: http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/feature/sevenwonders Peter Lerangis is the author of more than one hundred and sixty books, including two books in the New York Times bestselling 39 Clues series (The Sword Thief and The Viper's Nest) and one book in the 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers series (The Dead of Night). Peter is a Harvard graduate with a degree in biochemistry. He has run a marathon and gone rock climbing during an earthquake--though not on the same day. He lives in New York City.