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One Book For Kids Special Event With The Creators Of The 2018 Selection


  • WHEN Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE Imperial Beach Library, 810 Imperial Beach Blvd., Imperial Beach, Ca 91932
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Join KPBS and the San Diego County Library to explore themes of identity, citizenship, and patriotism found in "Blue Sky, White Stars" with author Sarvinder Naberhaus and award-winning artist and illustrator, Kadir Nelson.

Special kid-friendly program
Craft stations by Girl Scouts San Diego
Book signing with Sarvinder Naberhaus and Kadir Nelson
Complimentary churros and hot chocolate
Books will be for sale

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Sarvinder Naberhaus is an award winning, critically acclaimed and bestselling author. Her book, "Lines," garnered a star review, with "Blue Sky White Stars" earning four more. "Blue Sky White Stars" is a blue ribbon book for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, and was recently made into a musical. It won the Crystal Kite, SCIBA and CA award, and was Time Magazine's Top 10 Children's Books of the Year, while also an ALA and NCTE Poetry notable. Sarvinder enjoys being a teacher and author, and lives with her husband, dog, cats, and chickens in Iowa. Her children however, have flown the coop.

Kadir Nelson is a world renowned artist whose paintings are in the permanent collections of numerous notable institutions including the United States House of Representatives, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the new National Museum of African American History and Culture and others.

Nelson received a BFA from Pratt Institute. He’s has received Gold Medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York, Caldecott Honors, the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Award, the NAACP Image Award, and more.

Nelson created art for many distinguished clients including the album cover for Michael Jackson’s album, “Michael,” Drake’s album “Nothing Was The Same,” and numerous covers of New Yorker magazine and commemorative stamps for the United States Postal Service.

Nelson has authored and illustrated several New York Times Best Selling picture books. In fact he has over 30 children’s book titles in print with a global circulation in the millions.

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