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You are invited to the 2013 Kerlan Award Presentation
 

Kate DiCamillo will receive the award
Saturday, June 8, 10:00 a.m.
at the University of Minnesota

  9:30 a.m.: Doors Open and Book Sale (Red Balloon)
10:00 a.m.: Lecture
11:00 a.m.: Signing
12:00 p.m.: Lunch at Elmer L. Andersen Library
(pre-ticketed event; cost: $30; $20 for Kerlan Friends)
Parking and directions

Make reservations to the 10:00 a.m. lecture
Make reservations to the 12:00 p.m. lunch at Andersen About Kate DiCamillo

Kate DKate DiCamillo is the author of “The Magician’s Elephant,” a New York Times bestseller; “The Tale of Despereaux,” awarded the Newbery Medal; “Because of Winn-Dixie,” a Newbery Honor book; and six books starring Mercy Watson, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book “Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride.”

She shares writing credit on her Geisel winning easy reader series “Bink and Gollie” with Allison McGhee.

The award presentation and speech by DiCamillo will begin at 10:00 a.m. and is free and open to the public but requires advance registration by May 27 at lib.umn.edu/about/kerlan

Books will be available for purchase at the event. Attendees may bring one book from home for every one of Kate DiCamillo’s books purchased from the Red Balloon Bookshop.

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