The event is free and will include a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu demonstration!
Mitali Perkins has written many award-winning books for young readers. Her most recent novel, You Bring the Distant Near, was a Walter Honor Book and a National Book Award Nominee, won the South Asia Book Award, and received six starred reviews, in addition to other accolades. Mitali was born in Kolkata, India, and has lived in Bangladesh, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon, and Ghana. She currently resides in Northern California. mitaliperkins.com