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2019 Frances Clarke Sayers Lecture | Grace Lin

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Grand Horizons Ball Room Covel Commons

200 De Neve Dr

Los Angeles, CA 90024

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Grace Lin
Newbery Honor and Caldecot Award Winning Author

Grace Lin, a NY Times bestselling author/ illustrator, won the Newbery Honor for “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” and the Theodor Geisel Honor for “Ling and Ting.” Her most recent novel “When the Sea Turned to Silver” was a National Book Award Finalist and her most recent picture book, “A Big Mooncake for Little Star” was awarded the Caldecott Honor. Grace is also a commentator for New England Public Radio, a reviewer for the NY Times, a video essayist for PBS NewsHour, and the speaker of the popular TEDx talk, “The Windows and Mirrors of Your Child’s Bookshelf.” In 2016, Grace’s art was displayed at the White House where Grace, herself, was recognized by President Obama’s office as a Champion of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling.




About the Frances Clarke Sayers Lecture

The Frances Clarke Sayers Lecture is an annual UCLA event that features the best of today's award-winning authors and illustrators of children's literature. The event is sponsored by the UCLA Department of Information Studies as a tribute to Frances Clarke Sayers (1897-1989), a former UCLA faculty member who was a noted American children's librarian, author of children's books, lecturer, and outspoken advocate for excellence in children's literature.



SAVE THE DATE: 2020 Frances Clarke Sayers Lecture

Matt de la Peña
February 9, 2020
Grand Horizon Ballroom, Covel Commons
4PM Lecture | 5PM Reception

Matt de la Peña is the New York Times Bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning author of seven young adult novels (including Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, and Superman: Dawnbreaker) and five picture books (including Love and Last Stop on Market Street).


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