Grace Needs Space Graphic Novel Discussion with Ben Wilgus and Rii Abrego
Thursday April 27 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
You can sign up now, but ***Books will be available starting on Thursday, April 6th***
Who is the event for? Grades 4-6
What will we do at the event? Hear about and discuss the graphic novel Grace Needs Space with creators Ben Wilgus and Rii Abrego. We will meet in-person at the library and use the magic of Zoom to meet with them!
When and where is the meeting? Thursday, 4/27 @ 5:00 – 6:00 pm, the Library, 2nd Floor Board Room
Sponsored by The Friends of Avon Free Public Library
Are you in Grades 4-6 and LOVE graphic novels? Are you interested in science fiction story about summer vacation and family? Do you want to hear about how a graphic novel is created?
How does this work:
1. Sign up for this event online.
2. Books will be available starting on Thursday, April 6th.
Pick up your book within 5 days of either Thursday, April 6th or from the date of registering.
3. Read the book, show up to the event in person, and you get to keep the book!*
*The rule is if you miss the meeting, you have to turn your book back in, to be fair.
We will have 10 copies of the book with a bookplate signed by the author and illustrator.
What is this book about?
Benjamin A. Wilgus is a bestselling, Ignatz Award-winning writer of comics and prose, who tells emotionally intimate stories about small people in a big world. His most recent solo work is Chronin, a graphic novel duology. He’s also written two works of graphic non-fiction: The Mars Challenge and Flying Machines: How the Wright Brothers Soared.