BookPeople presents Summer Reading Splash

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Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo Photo courtesy of Candlewick Press

A collaboration between the Austin ISD Libraries, BookPeople, and the Austin Public Library, the 2018 Summer Reading Splash will feature author panels, hands-on activities, book signings, and more. The Splash programming will focus on readers in grades 3-6, but the 5 Book Dive Summer Reading Program will continue this year for students of every age. Opening keynote speaker will be Kate DiCamillo, author of Raymie Nightingale and a special opening event with LeUyen Pham.

Full author lineup: 

  • Tracey Baptiste: Rise of the Jumbies
  • Max Brallier: The Last Kids on Earth ​and the Cosmic Beyond
  • Pablo Cartaya: Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish
  • James Crowley: Monsterlan
  • Tara Dairman: The Great Hibernation
  • Kate DiCamillo: Raymie Nightingale
  • Diana López: Coco: A Story About Music, ​Shoes, and Family
  • Anna Meriano: Love, Sugar, Magic: ​A Dash of Trouble
  • Iva-Marie Palmer: Gabby Garcia's Ultimate Playbook: MVP Summer
  • LeUyen Pham: The Itchy Book
  • James Riley: Story Thieves: Worlds Apart
  • Geoff Rodkey: Stuck in the Stone Age
  • Colby Sharp: The Creativity Project
  • Lauren Tarshis: I Survived series
  • Judd Winick: Hilo: Waking the Monsters
  • Jennifer Ziegler: Revenge of the Happy Campers

Event Details

When

Where

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

Ticket Info

Admission is free