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Meet Newbery Award Winner Amina Luqman-Dawson

Meet Newbery Award Winner Amina Luqman-Dawson

Join us for a presentation by Amina Luqman-Dawson, the Newbery and Coretta Scott King award winning author of Freewater

About the Author

Amina Luqman-Dawson loves using writing to tell stories and to build an understanding of race, culture and community. Her published writing includes op-eds in newspapers, magazine articles, travel writing and book reviews. She’s authored the pictorial history book Images of America: African Americans of Petersburg. She has a BA in Political Science from Vassar College and a Master of Public Policy from UC Berkeley. Her debut novel, Freewater, is a New York Times Bestseller, a John Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winner. Amina, her husband, and 14-year-old son, reside in Arlington, VA.


This event is appropriate for school-age children and teens (grades 5-8).Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below). 

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Saturday, December 9, 2023
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Chantilly Meeting Room
Library Branch:
Chantilly Regional Library
Author Event Winter Reading Adventure
  School Age Children     Teens  

Registration is required. There are 19 seats available.

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