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Thu 4/6 - Gene Luen Yang Reading Without Walls at Coolidge Corner Theatre

  • Coolidge Corner Theatre 290 Harvard Street Brookline, MA, 02446 United States (map)
 photography by Albert Law : www.porkbellystudio.com

Celebrated graphic novelist and National Ambassador of Young People's Literature Gene Luen Yang discusses Reading Without Walls, a new reading initiative for kids that encourages kids to get out of their comfort zone and explore the world through books.



Celebrated graphic novelist and National Ambassador of Young People's Literature Gene Luen Yang discusses Reading Without Walls, a new reading initiative for kids that encourages kids to get out of their comfort zone and explore the world through books.


Event Guidelines:

  • Tickets are $5
  • Tickets may be purchased online, in-store, or over the phone
  • The event will take place at the Coolidge Corner Theatre at 6pm
  • The line at the theatre will form promptly at 5:30pm
  • Gene's presentation at the theatre will last an hour
  • He will follow with a signing, to take place at Brookline Booksmith
  • Several of Gene's books will be available for purchase and signing at the Booksmith
  • You are not required to purchase a book in order to join the signing line

We're delighted to be launching Reading Without Walls this April -- a month-long, nation-wide program to promote diversity in reading, inspired by National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Gene Luen Yang and his ambassadorial platform. Thousands of schools, libraries, bookstores, and comics stores are joining in to help celebrate Reading Without Walls.


This month, Gene is challenging us all to:


Read a book about a character who doesn't look or live like you.

Read a book in a format you don't typically read -- graphic novels, poetry, audiobooks, plays.

Read a book about a new subject you don't know much about.

And we'll be sharing our thoughts with the #readingwithoutwalls hashtag on social media.


We're so excited for this program! We hope you can join us in Reading Without Walls this April.



You can find more resources to support Reading Without Walls here:
http://read.macmillan.com/mcpg/reading-without-walls/.