- 600 Sleater Kinney Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506
- 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 1st at 7 PM
Our 2018 Lacey Loves to Read Author is Kate DiCamillo! She will be in Lacey on March 1, 2018. There will be two student assemblies (check with your teacher-librarian for details) and an evening Community Event at 7pm.
Kate DiCamillo is the author of many books for young readers. Her books have been awarded the Newbery Medal (The Tale of Despereaux, 2004); the Newbery Honor (Because of Winn-Dixie, 2001), the Boston Globe Horn Book Award (The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, 2006), and the Theodor Geisel Medal and honor (Bink and Gollie, co-author Alison McGhee, 2011; Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride, 2007). She is a National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Emerita, appointed by the Library of Congress. A native of Florida, Kate now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.