BOOK WEEK: Meet Author Thanhha Lai

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Award-winning author Thanhha Lai delivered the 2017 CEHD Book Week lecture on Tuesday , October 17,  2017.  Read about the event here

Thanhha Lai’s debut novel Inside Out & Back Again won the 2011 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and a Newbery Honor. Her second novel, Listen, Slowly is a New York Times bestseller, Publisher’s Weekly Best Book and has been heralded in Booklist’s starred review as “a superb, sometimes humorous, always thought-provoking coming-of-age story.”


, and children in general, are much more resilient than adults. And I would say more forgiving, too. Yes, things shatter, but by some universal law, things also mend.”  Thanhha Lai, SLJ Interview, 2012


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