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A Conversation with Thanhhà Lại

September 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The cloud recording for Thanhhà Lại is available for 200 days from the event and can be accessed at https://arizona.zoom.us/rec/share/tujs6GIxWPs3Q8Mw32Su7cUKJb2RNyDvfj3UGcUNpxJWXUSlcYd2plBGWVQeEfeA.3YXk1qpX-mb90TOO.

Cover of Inside Out and Back Again shows a girl in silhouette holding a palm tree with a vibrant dusk or dawn horizon.Join Worlds of Words for a one-hour webinar with Thanhhà Lại, the award-winning author of Inside Out & Back Again. She will talk about how she came to write this book as a novel in verse and the connections to her life. She will also share the differing ways she has represented language learning in her books, including her most recent novel, Butterfly Yellow. There will be time for questions and answers. You must register to attend this zoom webinar.

Thanhhà Lại is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Inside Out & Back Again, which won both a National Book Award and a Newbery Honor. This semi-autobiographical, debut novel in verse is taught throughout the world. Her second novel, Listen, Slowly, was named to numerous best books of the year lists. Her recent novel Butterfly Yellow, a YA debut, was reviewed in the New York Times as “a radiant pearl of a book.” Before turning fiction, Thanhhà was a reporter at The Orange County Register in Southern California. She was born in Việt Nam and now lives in New York with her family. To learn more about Thanhhà and her charity, Việt Kids Inc., visit www.thanhhalai.com.


September 14
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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