YAVA BOOK AND AUTHOR CELEBRATION
The Richmond Public Library invites book fans of all ages to meet and mingle with fourteen award-winning and best-selling Virginia authors of books for children and young adults released in 2015. Enjoy an evening of refreshments, book sales and signings, prize raffles, music by the Hanover High School jazz band, and more. The first annual YAVA Award for young adult fiction will be presented!
“What a wonderful opportunity to meet living, breathing writers who are committed to writing about teens for teens! My children continue to read books by authors we met through the program.” Alyssa Murray, parent and attendee of Teen'13
Featured authors: Gigi Amateau, Tom Angleberger, Cece Bell, Anne Blankman, Bill Blume, Martina Boone, Lana Krumwiede, Sarah McGuire, Jodi Meadows, Sara Raasch, Madelyn Rosenberg, Wendy Shang, Kat Spears, and Steve Watkins.