Festival Info

Pre-Recorded Totally True Stories: Nonfiction Books that Stick

These authors take fascinating facts and figures from American history and transform them into thrilling adventures for middle grade readers! From Teri Kanefield’s series on the founding of the nation, to Nathan Hale’s riveting historical graphic novels, to Tonya Bolden’s celebretory look at black women in STEM through the centuries, these authors have exciting tales to share!

WHEN: 01:00PM EST on Saturday, 2 May 2020


Teri Kanefield is a lawyer and the author of The Girl from the Tar Paper School and the Making of America series, among other books. She lives in San Luis Obispo, California.

Tonya Bolden has written numerous bestselling books for children and adults, and her work has garnered many awards, including the Coretta Scott King Honor, James Madison Book Award, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and YALSA Best Book of the Year. She lives in New York City. Visit tonyaboldenbooks.com.

Nathan Hale is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series. He also wrote and illustrated the graphic novels One Trick Pony and Apocalypse Taco. Nathan lives in Utah. Learn more at nathanhaleauthor.com.