Friday, April 6, 7pm
Ethical Society of St. Louis
Left Bank Books welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz, who will sign and discuss his new children's book, Islandborn!
From New York Times bestseller Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination. “Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else. Hers was a school of faraway places.” So when Lola's teacher asks the students to draw a picture of where their families immigrated from, all the kids are excited. Except Lola. She can't remember The Island—she left when she was just a baby. But with the help of her family and friends, and their memories, Lola's imagination takes her on an extraordinary journey back to The Island. As she draws closer to the heart of her family's story, Lola comes to understand the truth of her abuela's words: "Just because you dont remember a place doesn't mean it's not in you."
– A $20 ticket admits ONE person and includes ONE copy of Islandborn
– A $25 admits TWO people and includes ONE copy of Islandborn and a $5 rebate towards the purchase of a second copy at the event
– A $5 family companion ticket admits ONE additional CHILD (must be under the age of 12) and does NOT include a copy of Islandborn. This ticket holder MUST be accompanied by a full-price ticket holder.
Tickets available below. Please note: those who purchase a ticket and do not attend the event must pick up their copy of Islandborn or contact Left Bank Books to arrange for shipping within 60 days of the event. No refunds will be granted after 12pm on Friday, April 6.
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