School events at McDougle Middle
Graphic novel superstar and Printz Award winner Gene Luen Yang will visit McDougle Middle School on Tuesday, September 29!
Gene Luen Yang began drawing comic books in the fifth grade. In 1997, he received a Xeric Grant for Gordon Yamamoto and the King of the Geeks, his first comics work. He has since written and drawn a number of titles, including Duncan’s Kingdom, The Rosary Comic Book, Prime Baby and Animal Crackers. American Born Chinese, his first graphic novel from First Second Books, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. He also won an Eisner for The Eternal Smile, a collaboration with Derek Kirk Kim. His duology of graphic novels, Boxers & Saints, was also nominated for a National Book Award and won the L.A. Times Book Prize. His newest book Secret Coders is officially published on Tuesday, 9/29 and McDougle students will be some of the first to celebrate its release with the author!
About Secret Coders: Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes! From graphic novel superstar (and high school computer programming teacher) Gene Luen Yang comes a wildly entertaining new series that combines logic puzzles and basic programming instruction with a page-turning mystery plot!
To pre-order books by Gene Luen Yang, click the links below; all orders received by 5pm on 9/28 will be signed by the author and delivered to the school on the day of the author's visit!
Click on the link(s) below to ADD TO CART
Be sure to list your SCHOOL, STUDENT'S NAME and TEAM NAME in the COMMENTS section during checkout.
Use coupon code "SCHOOL EVENT" for a special 15% off discount on Secret Coders! The discount will be reflected in your cart at checkout.
Choose "pick up at store", pay online and we'll deliver the books to
school for you, there are no shipping charges!