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Young Readers Stage, Brooklyn Commons

Brooklyn Commons

Children / Fiction

Keeping it Real

First crushes, friendship breakups, big moves, complicated family dynamics and following your dreams : life is full of highs, lows and everything in-between! Come join New York Times bestselling author Janae Marks (On Air With Zoe Washington) critically-acclaimed author and illustrator Stephanie Rodriguez (Doodles from the Boogie Down) and critically-acclaimed and award-winning author Andrew Eliopulos (Will on the Inside) where they discuss the inspirations for their relatable stories, how they tackle the tough stuff and the importance of community. Moderated by APALA-award-winning author Susan Tan (Ghosts, Toasts and Other Hazards).

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