Award-winning authors Jack Gantos, Jeff Kinney, Jarrett Krosoczka, Jon Scieszka, and the 2016-2017 Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yanggathered at An Unlikely Story Bookstore & Cafe in Plainville, Massachusetts on October 5, 2017 for a lively panel discussion called How to Get and Keep Boys Reading.

How to Get and Keep Boys Reading

This event, created especially for teachers, librarians, and parents, was moderated by children’s literature expert Maria Salvadore. Mary Brigid Barrett, President of The National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance (NCBLA), a literacy organization for children, organized the event.