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Author Talk with Julie Leung, writer of Paper Son
May 13, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Author Julie Leung, winner of the 2021 Asian/Pacific American award for Literature in the picture book category, will be virtually visiting the Contra Costa County Library May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm Pacific Time. She will be discussing her book Paper Son, illustrated by Chris Sasaki. Ms. Leung will be talking about the importance of recognizing and honoring AAPI historical figures, and why she was drawn to writing about Tyrus Wong, an early animator at Disney who notably worked on the film, Bambi (1942) and the subject of Paper Son.