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Renee Watson and Ellen Hagan: Watch Us Rise

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 3:00 PM | Members' Room | open to the public | for ages 13 and up | free of charge | registration required

Join the conversation with award-winning, bestselling author Renée Watson and writer/performer Ellen Hagan as they discuss their powerful new YA novel Watch Us Rise.

"This stunning book is the story I've been waiting for my whole life; where girls rise up to claim their space with joy and power." --Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Speak

"An extraordinary story of two indomitable spirits." --Brendan Kiely, New York Times bestselling author ofTradition

"Timely, thought-provoking, and powerful." --Julie Murphy, New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin'

Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Renée Watson teams up with poet Ellen Hagan in this YA feminist anthem about raising your voice.

To register email ya@nysoclib.org or call 212.288.6900 x234.

This event is generously supported by the Richard Peck Fund.