Brooklyn Book Festival
11am on Saturday, September 16, 2017
You’re never too young to care about your community or to stand up for your beliefs. Join Leila Sales, the creator of The Little Book of Little Activists—a book that celebrates real kids exercising their first amendment rights in modern-day America—for engaging, inspiring, and kid-friendly activism activities. Tell us what democracy, equality, and feminism mean to you; make posters that express your ideas; and write and design postcards to your elected officials. Ages 4–9.
Emerging Authors Workshop
10am on Sunday, October 1, 2017
Leila will be teaching a private, four-hour workshop to young writers ages 11 and up who are committed to improving their craft. Advance registration required; visit https://www.whalerockworkshops.com/kids-workshops-list.
Books Are Magic
4pm on Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Leila will be in conversation with New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier (The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King), to celebrate the paperback publication of her middle-grade novel Once Was a Time.