Former director of the NCSCL and Professor Emeritus, Jerry Griswold will be visiting the historic independent bookstore, Warwick's in La Jolla to present the revised version of his prize-winning book, Audacious Kids: The Classic American Children's Story on Monday February 23rd at 7:30pm.
The book delves into twelve classic American tales including, Little Women, Tom Sawyer, The Secret Garden, and The Wizard of Oz, to reveal that these tales incorporate motifs that emphasize American values such as positive thinking, concern with health, and the concealment of sex and violence.
Come back to our blog next week for a more in-depth post about the event and the book!
In the meantime, if you are in San Diego, don't miss this opportunity to join us and attend this wonderful event on:
Monday, February 23rd at 7:30pm at Warwick's in La Jolla!
7812 Girard Avenue,
La Jolla, California 92037