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Marin Horizon Book Fair: Author Spotlights and Read-Aloud Sessions

Held live or via zoom, these sessions are an incredible opportunity to hear from authors about their books, their writing process, and their inspirations.

AUTHOR: Mahtab Narsimhan
5:00 p.m.: Zoom for 4th-8th grade

Join this award-winning author to discuss her books, Mission Mumbai and Valley of the Rats. Mahtab is inspired by the desire to make sense of the world through stories and is deeply committed to representing diversity in her books. www.mahtabnarsimhan.com

AUTHOR: Larry Smith
2:00 p.m: for 5th-8th grade @ Upper School Community Meeting

Larry will share his acclaimed writing program with the upper school. He is the founder and editor of SMITH Magazine, best known for launching the Six-Word Memoir® project, including the bestselling book series. www.sixwordmemoirs.com

AUTHOR: Francie Latour
5:30 p.m.: Zoom for all grades

Francie is a writer and editor whose work explores issues of race, culture and identity. She will share Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings, a story of heart, home and identity, connecting a Haitian-American girl to generations of family love and lore. www.francielatour.com

AUTHOR: Jennifer Traig
5:30 p.m.: Zoom for parents
Jennifer is an author of humor and young adult books and frequent contributor to McSweeney's. She will share from her book Act Natural, a wickedly funny and fascinating romp through the strange and often contradictory history of Western parenting. 

AUTHOR: Sondra Lender
8:45 a.m.: for parents at the Community Association meeting held at Homestead Valley Community Center

Join this professional organizer and Marin Horizon parent who will share organizing secrets and tips from her book The Kids’ Clutter Solution. www.allsetorganizing.com

GUEST READER: Anne Porter-Roth
5:30 p.m.: Zoom for Primary-4th grade

Anne will be reading from new selections and old favorites. A special treat from your favorite former librarian! 
Partnership with Book Passage
We are partnering with local retailer Book Passage for this year's Marin Horizon Book Fair. Book Passage will donate 15% of proceeds from all books sold through our book fair back to Marin Horizon. (NOTE: Write “Marin Horizon” in the comments section of your purchase to ensure the donation goes to Marin Horizon.)
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