The Brentwood librarians are excited to be welcoming several amazing authors to the Brentwood Library this fall semester.
Author Jennifer Ziegler (Revenge of the Happy Campers)
Tue, Oct 2 | Fourth Grade
Jennifer Ziegler released “Revenge of the Happy Campers” in Apr 27, 2017. The book was the third volume in the Brewster triplet series published by Scholastic. Her Other books include Sass & Serendipity, Alpha Dog, and How Not to Be Popular, as well as several teen series books penned under different pseudonyms. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, author Chris Barton, and their four children. Learn more at jenniferziegler.net.
Graphic Novel Author/Cartoonist Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series)
Mon, Oct 29 | Grades 2-5
Nathan Hale is the author and illustrator of the Eisner-nominated, New York Times bestselling graphic novel series on American history Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales. He is the illustrator of the graphic novel Rapunzel’s Revenge and its sequel, Calamity Jack. He also illustrated Frankenstein: A Monstrous Parody, The Dinosaurs’ Night Before Christmas, and many others.
An order sheet to purchase some of Hale’s books through BookPeople (including his newest Hazardous Tales book, Lafayette!) will be sent home soon.
Learn more at nathanhaleauthor.com.
Picture Book Author/Illustrator Angela Dominguez (Mango, Abuela, and Me)
Dec (Date TBD) | PK-1st Grade
Angela Dominguez is the author and illustrator of several books for children including Maria Had a Little Llama, which received the American Library Association Pura Belpré Illustration Honor. In 2016, she received her second Pura Belpré Honor for her illustrations in Mango, Abuela, and Me (written by Meg Medina). Her debut middle grade novel, Stella Díaz Has Something to Say, was published January 2018. When Angela is not in her studio, she teaches at the Academy of Art University, which honored her with their Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013.
Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now resides on the east coast.
Learn more at angeladominguezbooks.com.