Authors discuss how they hope their books will affect positive change in the world. Ridley Pearson’s graphic novel, Super Sons: The PolarShield Project, is set in a world where three young heroes must work together to save a world plagued by impending environmental disaster; Danielle Paige’s debut graphic novel, Mera: Tidebreaker, features an independent, strong-willed princess who decides to fight against an oppressive regime to free her people from persecution; and Latinx author Michelle Ruiz Keil’s debut All of Us with Wings is a magic-infused story of loss and healing, abuse and reclaimed power, found family and complicated love.
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA
Meeting Type: PopTop Stage
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.