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The Westcott Neighborhood of Syracuse, NY

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Sunday May 5 2019

Bruce Coville at Eastside Neighbors Lecture Series

Hosted by: Westcott Community Center

Bio: Bruce Coville has published over 100 books for children and young adults, including the million copy bestseller ALIENS ATE MY HOMEWORK, as well as the much-loved JEREMY THATCHER DRAGON HATCHER. He is also the founder of FULL CAST AUDIO, an audiobook publishing company devoted to producing full cast, unabridged recordings of material for family listening. The film version of his book ALIENS ATE MY HOMEWORK can be see on Netflix. He lives in Syracuse with his wife, illustrator and author Katherine Coville.
Discussion Topics Include: Stories about the ups and downs, pitfalls and pratfalls, of a life spent writing for children … along with thoughts about why this literature matters, the ever-present danger of censorship, and why pleasure is the key to literacy.