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Authors in April


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Visit to learn more about this program and review all the authors & illustrators visiting Rochester in April 2022.  Our Author in April, Varian Johnson, will be visiting Hart the week of April 25th. 

Author in April 2022 - Varian Johnson

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Varian Johnson is the author of several novels for children and young adults, including The Parker Inheritance, which won both Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor awards; The Great Greene Heist, an ALA Notable Children’s book; and the graphic novel Twins, illustrated by Shannon Wright, an NPR Best Book. (from

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6th Grade Selection

The Parker Inheritance book cover picture

7th Grade Selection

The Great Greene Heist book cover picture

8th Grade Selection

Playing the Cards You're Dealt book cover picture

AIA Book Club Selection