Evanston Literary Salon: The Rhythm in the Words: How Music and the Beat Informs Books for Kids and Teens

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Evanston Public Library 

Musicians make music. Authors write books. And when musicians write books, the results can be eclectic. Join musicians Mike Grosso (I Am Drums) and Donovan Mixon (Ahgottahandleonit) as they discuss their latest books for children and teens with librarian Betsy Bird, and reveal how the influence of music, rhythm, and beat pervades their writing styles and works particularly well in books for young readers.

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