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Saturday, September 24 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Twisted History

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What happens when authors "twist" history inside out and upside down? Three authors of books for young readers talk about using techniques ranging from fantasy elements to magical realism to create stories that are historical, mostly historical, or just plain weird. Suggested ages 11-19.

Speakers
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Kent Davis

Kent Davis has spent most of his life making stories. He is an author, game designer, improviser, and actor. His colonial pirate fantasy for kids aged 10 to 100, A Riddle in Ruby (Greenwillow/HarperCollins), is on sale everywhere you can buy books. Book 2 of the Ruby trilogy, The Changer's Key, will be available at the Festival and then everywhere else 9/27. Kent and his game design partner, Chris Organ, are the two nerds behind the... Read More →
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Janet Fox

Author
Janet Fox writes award-winning fiction and non-fiction for children of all ages. Her published works include the non-fiction middle grade book Get Organized Without Losing It (Free Spirit, 2006), and three YA historical romances: Faithful (Speak/Penguin Group, 2010), Forgiven (Penguin, 2011), and Sirens (Penguin, 2012). Janet's debut middle grade novel The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle (Viking, 2016) has received starred reviews from... Read More →
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Meradeth Houston

Meradeth's never been a big fan of talking about herself, but if you really want to know, here are some tidbits about her:  she's a Northern California girl and now braving the cold winters in Montana; when she's not writing, she's sequencing dead people's DNA. For fun!  She's also an anthropology professor and loves getting people interested in studying humans. If she could have a super-power, it would totally be flying. Which is a little... Read More →


Saturday September 24, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Missoula Public Library - Large Meeting Room 301 E Main St, Missoula, MT 59802

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