An Evening with Jason Reynolds

Meet New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds, whose books appeal to middle school, teen, and adult audiences. At the age of nine he began writing poetry, drawing inspiration from rap music. His debut novel was When I Was the Greatest, and he is most recently known for the books As Brave as You, Long Way Down and his Track series. Jason Reynolds is a National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. This event is recommended ages 10 and up. It's free, but you must register with the library to reserve your place, as space is limited. You can register at http://www.ahml.info. 

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Following his one-hour presentation, there will be a book signing. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of The Book Stall.

 

Event date: 

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

Forest View Auditorium
2121 South Goebbert Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Lu (Track #4) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781481450249
Availability: On Our Shelves Now....best to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 23rd, 2018

Lu must learn to leave his ego on the sidelines if he wants to finally connect with others in the climax to the New York Times bestselling and award-winning Track series from Jason Reynolds.

Lu was born to be cocaptain of the Defenders. Well, actually, he was born albino, but that’s got nothing to do with being a track star.


Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484788509
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Published: Marvel Press - October 2nd, 2018

"Everyone gets mad at hustlers, especially if you're on the victim side of the hustle. And Miles knew hustling was in his veins."


For Every One Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781481486248
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 10th, 2018

Originally performed at the Kennedy Center for the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and later as a tribute to Walter Dean Myers, this stirring and inspirational poem is New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds’s rallying cry to the dreamers of the world.

For Every One is just that: for every one.


Long Way Down Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481438254
Availability: On Our Shelves Now....best to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 24th, 2017

A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book
A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner for Young Adult Literature
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
Winner of the Walter Dean Myers Award
An Edgar Award Winner for Best Young Adult Fiction