When the Stars are Scattered Westport Library visit features National Book Award Finalists Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator) and Omar Mohammed (Author) and their graphic memoir When the Stars are Scattered about Omar’s childhood in the Daadab refugee camp in Kenya. Victoria and Omar will discuss Omar’s story as a refugee and how Victoria helped tell this story visually. Guests will be able to ask questions following this discussion.
At 10 am, the author and illustrator will address young people in Middle and High School at the Treyz Forum of the Westport Library. This event is open to the public.
At 1 pm, the author and illustrator will be at a Bridgeport middle school (TBD). This event is not open to the public.
At 7 pm, the illustrator will return to the Westport Library to conduct a seminar for teens and adults about graphic novels. This event is open to the public, although registration is required.
This program is made available in part by funding through a $4,980 June Quick Grant.
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