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Meet the Author: A Book Discussion with David Levithan

One Book One Town

2023-04-10 19:00:00 2023-04-10 20:30:00 America/Chicago Meet the Author: A Book Discussion with David Levithan Author David Levithan will join us virtually to explore themes from the book and answer questions from the audience. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain perspective from the author himself! Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Monday, April 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-10 19:00:00 2023-04-10 20:30:00 America/Chicago Meet the Author: A Book Discussion with David Levithan Author David Levithan will join us virtually to explore themes from the book and answer questions from the audience. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain perspective from the author himself! Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Downers Grove Public Library

Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Author David Levithan will join us virtually to explore themes from the book and answer questions from the audience. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain perspective from the author himself!

Books are available one month before the discussion at the Ask Us Desk. Event rescheduled from Thursday, April 13, 2023.

David Levithan's groundbreaking works include Boy Meets BoyEvery Day, the Dash & Lily seriesNick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist, and Answers in the Pages. When not writing during spare hours on weekends, David Levithan is editorial director at Scholastic and the founding editor of the PUSH imprint, which is devoted to finding new voices and new authors in teen literature. His acclaimed novels Boy Meets Boy and The Realm of Possibility started as stories he wrote for his friends for Valentine’s Day (something he’s done for the past 22 years and counting) that turned themselves into teen novels. He’s often asked if the book is a work of fantasy or a work of reality, and the answer is right down the middle—it’s about where we’re going, and where we should be.

About Answers in the Pages:

When Donovan left his book The Adventurers in the kitchen, he didn't think his mom would read it. It's just an adventure novel about two characters trying to stop an evil genius. But soon the entire town is freaking out about whether the main characters are gay, and Donovan's mom is leading the charge to ban the book. Author David Levithan delivers a bold, fun, and compassionate story about taking action, being brave, and standing up for what's right. - adapted from the publisher

Can't make this date? More discussions will take place around town during the week of April 10-16, 2023. Check EQDG's website for updates: https://eqdg.org/event/one-book-one-town/

One Book One Town is spearheaded by EQDG (EQuality Downers Grove), whose vision includes creating an accepting and equitable environment for LGBTQ+ people through education, support, social action and advocacy. We partner with allies to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community and envision a village where everyone is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Contact the Ask Us Desk at askus@dglibrary.org for more information.

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