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Events Thursday, Mar 7, 2024 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Thought Leadership Series and Finnegan Lecture featuring Jasmine Warga

Add to Calendar 2024-03-07 19:00 2024-03-07 20:00 America/New_York Thought Leadership Series and Finnegan Lecture featuring Jasmine Warga Join us for a virtual presentation by Jasmine Warga as part of the Thought Leadership Series!
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Join us for the next installment of our Thought Leadership Series, featuring bestselling author and Lesley alum Jasmine Warga

A 2013 graduate of Lesley University’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, Warga is the New York Times-bestselling and award-winning author of many books for young people, including Other Words For Home and A Rover's Story.

Other Words For Home earned multiple awards, including a John Newbery Honor, a Walter Honor for Young Readers, and a Charlotte Huck Honor. Her book, The Shape of Thunder, was a School Library Journal and Bank Street best book of the year, a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Children's and YA Book Award, and has been named to several state award reading lists. A Rover’s Story, her latest novel, was an instant New York Times bestseller, an Indie Next List and a Junior Library Guild selection, and was named a best book of the year by many outlets including Publishers Weekly and The Washington Post.

Please register for this virtual event