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Naomi C. Chase Lecture 2017 with Melissa Sweet

April 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Melissa SweetMelissa Sweet has illustrated many award-winning books, including two Caldecott Honor books: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams and The Right Word: Peter Mark Roget and His Thesaurus, both by Jen Bryant. She wrote and illustrated Carmine: A Little More Red, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, and Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade, which garnered a Sibert Medal.

Sweet just completed her first chapter book biography, Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White. She lives in Maine.

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What: Chase Lecture featuring Melissa Sweet
“The Way I See It: The Art of Illustration and Biography”
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
When: April 12, 2017
5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Reception
6:15 to 7:00 p.m. Program
7:00 to 7:30 p.m. Book Signing

This annual event is free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the College of Education and Human Development, the University of Minnesota, Kerlan Friends, and the Children’s Literature Research Collection, Andersen Library, University of Minnesota.


April 12, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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