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In-Person Event with Jasmine Warga/A Rover's Story

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In-Person Event with Jasmine Warga/A Rover's Story

Join Anderson’s Bookshop for an in-person signing with Newberry Honor-winning and bestselling author Jasmine Warga to celebrate the release of her new middle grade book, A Rover's Storyon Tuesday, October 4th at 7pm CT. Jasmine will be in conversation with Anderson's Director of Education, Lorie Barber. After their talk, there will be a signing line and the opportunity to take a photo with the author. 


This event will be held in our Naperville store location (123 West Jefferson Ave), and pre-registration is required as space is limited.

 

More about A ROVER'S STORY:


The One and Only Ivan meets The Wild Robot in this unique and deeply moving middle grade novel about the journey of a fictional Mars rover, from the Newbery Honor-winning author of Other Words for Home.

Meet Resilience, a Mars rover determined to live up to his name.

Res was built to explore Mars. He was not built to have human emotions. But as he learns new things from the NASA scientists who assemble him, he begins to develop human-like feelings. Maybe there’s a problem with his programming….

Human emotions or not, launch day comes, and Res blasts off to Mars, accompanied by a friendly drone helicopter named Fly. But Res quickly discovers that Mars is a dangerous place filled with dust storms and giant cliffs. As he navigates Mars’s difficult landscape, Res is tested in ways that go beyond space exploration.

As millions of people back on Earth follow his progress, will Res have the determination, courage—and resilience—to succeed… and survive?  

About the Author


Jasmine Warga's debut middle grade book, Other Words for Home, is a Newbery Honor Book. She is the author of the novels for teens My Heart and Other Black Holes, which has been translated into over twenty languages, and Here We Are Now. She lives and writes in Cincinnati, Ohio. You can visit Jasmine online at www.jasminewarga.com.

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