5 Book Dive presents The 2019 Summer Reading Splash

Adam Gidwitz
Adam Gidwitz Photo by Lauren Mancia

The Summer Reading Splash will be a day full of interactive programming, including doodling sessions, mythology games, author signings, and more. This event is geared towards readers grades 3-6, but all are welcome. The opening keynote speakers will be Adam Gidwitz & David Bowles, co-authors of The Chupacabras of the Río Grande.

Full author line-up includes:

  • Stuart Gibbs: Spy School British Invasion
  • Margaret Peterson Haddix: Greystone Secrets: The Strangers
  • Carlos Hernandez: Sal & Gabi Break the Universe  
  • Varian Johnson: The Parker Inheritance   
  • Mari Mancusi: The Camelot Code: The Once and Future Geek
  • Dan Santat: Harold & Hog Pretend for Real!
  • Christina Soontornvat: In a Dark Land: A Changelings Story
  • Booki Vivat: Frazzled: Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties
  • Ru Xu: NewsPrints

Event Details


5.18.19 | 9:30 am


AISD Performing Arts Center
1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723