On Tuesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m., the FCB will host New England Voices, a free event in Boston College's Walsh Hall featuring four New England authors reading from their new work:
- Karen Day writes funny and poignant middle-grade novels that explore all the ups and downs of that age. Her latest, A Million Miles from Boston, is the story of 12-year-old Lucy, who finds that this summer's trip to Maine will be turned upside down.
- Nancy Poydar has written and illustrated twelve picture books, many in school settings--perhaps because before becoming an author/illustrator, Nancy taught 6th grade for 14 years. Her latest is No Fair Science Fair.
- Susan Lynn Meyer is the author of Black Radishes, her debut novel about a young boy in Nazi-occupied France that School Library Journal calls "a dramatic tale of courage and determination."
- Christine McDonnell, an area children's librarian, has written several endearing picture books. Her latest, Goyangi Means Cat, is the gentle story of a young girl who comes from Korea to live with her new American family and eventually finds home.