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Friday, October 16 • 10:00am - 12:30pm
Kidquake: Day Two

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This event is now available to watch on our YouTube page, along with the rest of our 2020 festival programming.

Grades K-2: From 10am-10:20am, author/editor Keila V. Dawson presents her book, No Voice Too Small: Fourteen Young Americans Making History, and then from 10:20am-10:40am, students work with illustrator Isabella Kung, on a how-to iIllustration demo.

Grades 3-5: From 11:30am-11:50am author Mike Jung presents his book, The Boys in the Back Row, and from 11:50-12:10pm bookmaker Chad Johnson (Center for the Book) will present a how-to demo on making your own book.

All live programming is free and will also be recorded for later free access. Live sign-up is first come first serve—teachers sign up for your students to access from home. Passwords given to teachers to distribute. We can accommodate live up to 900 students and their teachers per presentation.

Free for school groups, teachers must enroll in advance at litquake.org/kidquake.
Buy the authors' books at Litquake's bookstore here -- https://bookshop.org/shop/litquake

Speakers
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Isabella Kung

Isabella Kung is the author/illustrator of NO FUZZBALL! (Scholastic, 2020), about a fuzzy feline Queen who rules the house with an iron paw. She has illustrated for Candlewick Press, Committee for Children, P&H Publishing, 826 Valencia, and Ladybug Magazine. Her illustrations have... Read More →
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Mike Jung

Mike Jung’s middle grade novel, The Boys in the Back Row, comes out in October 2020. He is also the author of Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities and Unidentified Suburban Object. Mike is a library professional by day, a writer (and ukulele player) by night and was a founding member... Read More →
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Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson is an artist, printer, bookbinder, and teacher who has been living in the Bay Area for the past two decades. After earning an MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, he has worked in conservation labs, letterpress shops, and libraries... Read More →
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Keila V. Dawson

Before becoming a children’s book author, Keila V. Dawson was a community organizer, special education teacher, school administrator, educational consultant and advocate. She has lived and worked in the U.S., the Philippines, Japan, and Egypt. She is a author/co-editor of No Voice... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2020 10:00am - 12:30pm PDT
Virtual!