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Yona Zeldis McDonough, The Bicycle Spy

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 5:30 PM
| Open to the Public | For grades 3 and older | $5 per person, payable at the door | advance registration required

Meet Marcel—a French boy who loves riding his bicycle and dreams of racing in the Tour de France—as he takes a stand against injustice in his German-occupied town during World War II. Filled with secret messages, treacherous bike rides, and a dangerous secret about a new friend, The Bicycle Spy will keep readers on the edge of their seats! Join author Yona Zeldis McDonough for this interactive event to see and hear how she came to write this suspenseful historical novel and the journey it made from inspiration to finished book.

Yona Zeldis McDonough is the award-winning author of over two dozen books for children, including The Doll Shop Downstairs, Hammerin’ Hank: The Life of Hank Greenberg, Who Was John F. Kennedy?, Little Author in the Big Woods: A Biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and The Doll with the Yellow Star.

This program is generously funded by Richard Peck.