Derrick Barnes - Crown - Offsite with KCLS

Offsite event with KCLS-Issaquah

at: Issaquah KCLS
10 West Sunset Way
Issaquah WA 98027

All ages are welcome to explore how a trip to the barbershop is anything but ordinary!  

Award-winning author, Derrick Barnes, will discuss the making of Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, a picture book that crackles with energy and style. Derrick Barnes and illustrator Gordon C. James are the creative team behind Crown, recipient of the Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King Author, and Coretta Scott King Illustrator awards. 

According to Kirkus Reviews: Crown oozes "black cool and timely, much-needed black joy, using the unique and expansive experience of the barbershop to remind young boys that their inner lives have always mattered there.” 

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Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781572842243
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Agate Bolden - October 10th, 2017

Brand New School, Brave New Ruby (Ruby and the Booker Boys #1) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545017602
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 2008

Trivia Queen, Third Grade Supreme (Ruby and the Booker Boys #2) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545017619
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 2008

The Slumber Party Payback (Ruby and the Booker Boys #3) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545017626
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 2008