IN PERSON: Meg Medina, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Parnassus Books, in partnership with Nashville Public Library and Nashville Public Library Foundation, is pleased to present the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Meg Medina, as she shares favorite books to start conversations and build excitement about reading. Medina engages readers via her platform “Cuéntame!: Let’s talk books,” that encourages connection amongst communities. 

Auditorium doors will open at 5:30, and the event will begin at 6:00.

Register for this free event here.

Parking:

Parking is available in the Library/Church Street Parking Garage. The 1st 1.5 hours are free with validated parking (provided inside the library lobby at the circulation desk) Regular rates apply after the 1.5 hours.

About Meg Medina

Meg Medina is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. She is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning Merci Suárez Changes Gears and its sequels, Merci Suárez Can't Dance and Merci Suárez Plays It Cool, as well as the young adult novels Burn Baby Burn and the Pura Belpré Award-winning Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass. She is also the author of several award-winning picture books. The daughter of Cuban immigrants, Meg Medina lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
Nashville Public Library
615 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37219
Books: 
Merci Suárez Changes Gears By Meg Medina Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536212587
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass: The Graphic Novel By Meg Medina, Mel Valentine Vargas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meg Medina, Mel Valentine Vargas (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781536234732
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 5th, 2023