I Survived: The Attacks of September 11, 2001

Author Lauren Tarshis is going to be virtually visiting five bookstores over the course of the next few months, and you can sign up to attend the conversations she’ll have at each online! With the Scholastic Graphix adaptation of I Survived: The Attacks of September 11, 2001 being published on August 3rd, 2021, Tarshis will be speaking with a series of authors and illustrators who have themselves worked on books related to the 9/11 attacks on New York City.

In advance of these online events, you can read The Beat’s interview with Tarshis and Corey Egbert, illustrator of I Survived: The Attacks of September 11, 2001.

Scheduled Appearances for Tarshis

Tarshis Tour
Tarshis is on virtual book tour for I Survived: The Attacks of September 11, 2001.

On Tuesday, August 3rd, at 6:00 pm Mountain Standard Time, Tarshis is visiting Second Star to the Right Books in Denver, Colorado where she will be in conversation with Jewell Parker Rhodes, the author of Towers Falling. You can sign up for that event through eventbrite here.

On Thursday, August 12th, at 6:00 pm Mountain Standard Time, Tarshis will be appearing at a virtual event hosted by Bookwords in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in which she will be in conversation with Don Brown, author and illustrator of In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers. Registration for this event can be found here.

Next, on Tuesday, August 17th at 4:00 pm Pacific Standard Time, Tarshis will appear at a virtual event hosted by {pages} a bookstore in Manhattan Beach, California, in which she will be in conversation with Alyssa Bermudez, author and illustrator of Big Apple Diaries. The registration page for this event is located here.

On Tuesday, August 24th at 6:00 pm Pacific Standard Time, Tarshis will appear along with Egbert, the illustrator of I Survived: The Attacks of September 11, 2001, at a virtual event hosted by Bookshop Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, California. They will be in conversation with Marcie Colleen & Aaron Becker, author and illustrator of Survivor Tree. Sign up for the event at Bookshop Santa Cruz here.

The four-book I Survived Graphix collection features I Survived: The Sinking of the Titanic; The Shark Attacks of 1916; The Nazi Invasion of 1944; & The Attacks of September 11, 2001.

And the final event will take place at BookPeople in Austin, Texas on September 7th, 2021 at 6:00 pm Central Standard Time, during which Tarshis will be in conversation with Alan Gratz, author of Ground Zero. Registration for this event is located here.

I Survived: The Attacks of September 11, 2001

Will you be picking up a copy of the Graphix adaptation of I Survived: The Attacks of September 11, 2001 when it is released on August 3rd? Are you going to be checking out any of these upcoming virtual event? Let The Beat know what you think, either here in the comment section or over on social media @comicsbeat!

 

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