Derrick Barnes and Gordon James on CROWN: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Joy, imagination, swagger and style animate Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, as a young black boy prepares to take on the world with a fresh cut. The author and illustrator share the story of their picture book, which earned Newbery and Caldecott Honors, Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Honors, the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor, and a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators during Cleveland Book Week.

Saturday, September 29, 2 p.m.

Cleveland Public Library, Main Library – Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium

FREE EVENT: Registration not required