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Molly Warner, School Reporter!

Last week on our Facebook page, Center staffer, Katie shared a book review of Knoxville Central High School alum, Dan Kilday's debut middle school novel, Molly Warner: School Reporter.  Dan was gracious enough to answer a few questions about his brand-new release!  Read what he has to say about his connection to Knoxville and what the future holds for Molly Warner: School Reporter (now available on Amazon)! 

Best of the Best Event

Mark your calendars to attend our annual Best of the Best event.  We will book talk the best books of the year for elementary, middle, and high schoolers.  This event is perfect for classroom teachers, reading specialists, librarian and media specialist, parents, and other book lovers of all ages and professions!  We hope to see you there.  

The Best of the Best event is a co-sponsored event with the Knoxville Public Library.  You can register through their site. 



Carole Boston-Weatherford and R. Gregory Christie to Visit CCYAL

sugar hill Children's book author/illustrator collaborators, Carole Boston-Weatherford and R. Gregory Christie are set to visit the Univeristy next Thursday, April, 27, 2017 from 7:00-8:00p.m. at Alumni Hall Room 27.  We hope you'll make plans to attend this lecture, which will focus on the prolific careers of both, especially focusing on their two collaborations, Sugar Hill and Freedom in Congo Square.

Sugar Hill shares biographies of Harlem Renaissance artists Count Basie, Duke Ellington and other significant people of that time such as W.E.B. Dubois, Zora Neale Hurston, and Thurgood Marshall.  


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