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Meet two authors featured on this year's Battle of the Books reading list! Ru Xu is the author or NewsPrints and the just-released sequel EndGames, about Blue, an orphan who disguises herself as a newsboy during wartime. Cammie McGovern is the author of Chester and Gus as well as one of the founders of Whole Children, a resource center that runs after-school classes and programs for children with special needs.
An author talk will be followed by an interview by Ted Zaleski and an audience Q&A. A book signing will follow the talk. Bring your copies or purchase books that night from A Likely Story Bookstore.
This event is sponsored by the Friends of Carroll County Public Library.