Meet Award-Winning Children’s Author Christopher Paul Curtis

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January 13, 2012 by WITS Editor

Cool Brains! Inprint Readings for Young People presents Christopher Paul Curtis, on Sunday, January 15th, at Johnson Middle School Auditorium in Houston, TX.  This FREE event for parents and their children features the acclaimed author of middle grade books such as Bud, Not Buddy and The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963.  Curtis is the first African-American man to win the Newbery Medal and is the recipient of many other awards. He’s in town to share excerpts from his seventh book The Mighty Miss Malone.  Meet and greet the author this Saturday.  For directions and additional information, please visit the Inprint website.  See you there!

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