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Virtual Author Series and In-Person Book Signing: Lisa Harkrader

Virtual Author Series and In-Person Book Signing: Lisa Harkrader

Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 10:00am
The National Willa Cather Center
425 N Webster St
Red Cloud, NE 68970-2466

Join us in person and online for a special children's literature event! Author Lisa Harkrader will be at the National Willa Cather Center to meet young readers and sign copies of her book, The Adventures of Beanboy, which is the 2022 One Book for Nebraska Kids. Following her book-signing, Lisa will be on hand for a virtual brown bag focusing on the role of children's literature in literacy and educational initiatives. Register for the event here.

This author series event is made possible by generous donor support, as well as the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021. NEH is committed to Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP).

About the Author

When Lisa Harkrader was in the third grade, she decided she wanted to be a writer and an artist. She also wanted to be a spy, a psychiatrist, and second baseman for the Kansas City Royals. Those last three haven’t happened, but she is a writer and illustrator who has published more than thirty books for children, including Airball: My Life in Briefs, winner of the William Allen White Award; The Adventures of Beanboy, the first book she both wrote and illustrated; and Crumbled!, Croaked!, and Clocked!, three books in a fairy tale detective series starring Nobbin Swill, a dung farmer’s son who becomes Prince Charming’s assistant. Lisa Harkrader lives in Kansas with her family. And she still wants to be a spy.