Meet the author!
Free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:15 pm.
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Inprint invites you to enjoy an afternoon with bestselling middle-grade author and illustrator Nathan Hale. Mr. Hale will make a presentation about the latest book in his Nathan Hale Hazardous Tales series, Alamo All-Stars. After the presentation, he will take questions from the audience, followed by a book sale and signing*, giving fans a chance to visit with him. Books will be available for sale at the event through Blue Willow Bookshop. This event is presented as part of the 2016/2017 Cool Brains! Inprint Readings for Young People series, click here for more details.
Nathan Hale is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series, which is on the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. The books in the series, each illuminating an aspect of American history, include One Dead Spy; Donner Dinner Party; Treaties, Trenches, Mud and Blood; Big Bad Ironclad!; and The Underground Abductor. Kirkus Reviews praises the series as “an innovative approach to history that will have young people reading with pleasure.”
Hale comes to Houston to share his sixth book in the series, Alamo All-Stars. School Library Journal says, “Hale returns to history in sequential art format, this time tackling the Alamo. Vicente Guerrero, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and Stephen F. Austin lead the titular ‘all-star’ cast in this tale of how an untamed land became Texas….With its balance of gifted storytelling and hard facts, this work will appeal to reluctant readers and fans of history alike. A must-have that will add value to any children’s graphic nonfiction collection.” Through vivid depiction and humor, along with additional maps, and biographies located in the back of the book, Hale brings new insight for students, teachers, and historians into one of the most iconic structures in the United States.
*Please note that the book signing will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Upon entering the theater, people wishing to have books signed will be given a number, and the book signing will take place in numerical order after the on-stage presentation.