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Alicia D. Williams, MID AIR - with Anne Ursu!

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 6:30pm

Join acclaimed author, Alicia D. Williams, for a launch party in honor of her new novel, Mid Air! Alicia D. Williams will be joined in conversation by Minnesota author, Anne Ursu!

A tender-souled boy reeling from the death of his best friend struggles to fit into a world that wants him to grow up tough and unfeeling in this stunning middle grade novel in verse from the Newbery Honor–winning author of Genesis Begins Again.

Join Alicia D. Williams and Anne Ursu as they chat about Mid Air and all things literary. There will be audience Q&A, followed by a book signing!

To attend: Space is limited, so registration is required to attend this event. You can register for a ticket for free using the buttons below through April 24, 4:00pm, and preorder the book at the bottom of this page. Additional copies of Mid Air will be available for purchase during the event.

Signing Guidelines: Following the event, Alicia D. Williams will sign and personalize copies of the book. If you would prefer not to stay for the signing portion, Red Balloon is happy to have your books signed and personalized for you and will contact you when they're ready to be picked up.

Accessibility: Red Balloon Bookshop is wheelchair accessible and has a handicap parking spot directly behind our store. If you have a disability or medical condition and have questions about/need other specific accommodations, please email or call 651-224-8320.

Alicia D. Williams is the author of Genesis Begins Again, which received Newbery and Kirkus Prize honors, was a William C. Morris Award finalist, and for which she won the Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe Award for New Talent; and picture books Jump at the Sun and The Talk which was also a Coretta Scott King Honor book. An oral storyteller in the African American tradition, she lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Anne Ursu is the author of acclaimed novels Not Quite a GhostThe Troubled Girls of Dragomir AcademyThe Lost GirlBreadcrumbs, and The Real Boy, among others. Her work has been selected as a National Book Award nominee, a Kirkus Prize finalist, and as a best book of the year by Parents MagazinePublishers Weekly,, and School Library Journal. She lives in Minneapolis with her family and an unruly herd of cats.




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Mid-Air By Alicia D. Williams, Danica Novgorodoff (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481465830
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now.
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 23rd, 2024
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