Bookworks has relaunched its teen book club and began taking nationally touring middle grade and young adult authors to visit Albuquerque schools. There will be a panel on stories from undocumented youth with author Susan Kuklin, author of “We are Here to Stay”.
There will also be a panel discussion with Santa Fe Dreamers Project & NM Immigrant Law Center on January 26 and New York Times best-selling fantasy author Lisa McMann will visit schools and the Bookworks store February 6.
Albuquerque author Vaunda Nelson has a new book, “Let ‘Er Buck”, about black cowboy champion George Fletcher that is available for children ages 8-12. Learn more about her cowboy biography on February 21 at 6 p.m.
Poetry Out Loud, a state competition of student poets from Volcano Vista, La Cueva, Native America Community Academy, and Bosque School will also be doing a preview at Bookworks on February 24.
Bookworks is a locally owned and operated an independent business in Albuquerque, dedicated to supporting the community and connecting book readers. The business hosts around 500 adult, young adult, and children’s events yearly and showcase the work of nationally-touring authors in addition to locally published writers.
View more author events on the Bookworks website.