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Graphic Novels are Life!

Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat

2024-07-30 13:00:00 2024-07-30 14:00:00 America/Chicago Graphic Novels are Life! Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner, National Book Award Winner, and New York Times Bestselling Author & Illustrator inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. Virtual -

Tuesday, July 30
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-30 13:00:00 2024-07-30 14:00:00 America/Chicago Graphic Novels are Life! Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner, National Book Award Winner, and New York Times Bestselling Author & Illustrator inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. Virtual -

Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner, National Book Award Winner, and New York Times Bestselling Author & Illustrator inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels.

Join this year’s winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Dan Santat, as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. His winning book, A First Time for Everything, is a graphic memoir based on his own awkward middle school years and the trip to Europe that changed his life.

Dan Santat began drawing as a young boy and although he first studied microbiology, he pursued his passion in illustration. He spent many hours as a child and teenager teaching himself to draw by copying illustrations from comic books until he developed the unique, recognizable style that we see today. His talk will inspire listeners to draw their own story as well as give them practical tips on the creation of graphic novels.


About the Author: Dan Santat is a Caldecott Medal winner, a National Book Award winner, and a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator. His artwork is also featured in numerous picture books, chapter books, and middle-grade novels. Santat created the animated television show, "The Replacements," as well. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two children.

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Live Virtual Author Talks - This new series through Library Speakers Consortium offers live online talks by bestselling authors of books in a variety of genres. Participants receive a link to the program when they register. Please see https://libraryc.org/gailborden to register and also view recorded videos of past speakers.

AGE GROUP: | Virtual Live | Middle School | Elementary School | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | Adult Programs |

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