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Author Lisa Wheeler to visit MADL Montague Branch Library

Muskegon, MI, March 2, 2017 – The Muskegon Area District Library is pleased to announce that Lisa Wheeler, the 2017 Michigan Reads! Author, will visit the District’s Montague Branch in March. The public is invited to visit with Wheeler to hear about her featured Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum book.

 

Friday, March 17 – 10:30 am

Montague Branch Library

8778 Ferry Street, Montague

 

Lisa’s book Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum is the 2017 Michigan Reads! One State, One Children’s Book program recipient. In the book, children begin to wonder what will happen when Toad gets stuck in the Bubble Gum melting in the road, Readers join Toad and friends in this sticky, rhyming adventure to see what happens when they work together to get out of the mess.

 

Lisa Wheeler is an award-winning author of over 35 children’s books including Even Monsters Need to Sleep (out this month) and the popular Dino-Sports series. Her awards include The Michigan Mitten, Texas Bluebonnet, and the Theodore Geisel Honor given by the American Library Association.

 

Wheeler’s visit is provided by the Michigan Reads!  Program which is supported in part by the Library of Michigan with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and with additional support from the Library of Michigan Foundation and Consumers Energy.  Michigan Reads!  is an early literacy program designed to highlight the importance of reading and sharing books with children, especially toddlers through early elementary school age, which is a critical developmental time.

 

About the Muskegon Area District Library – www.madl.org

The Muskegon Area District Library is a public library system with ten local branches. MADL serves 105,000 residents of 20 municipalities, comprising most of Muskegon County, Michigan. Serving the community six days a week, the Muskegon Area District Library offers programs, services and entertainment for county residents. For more information contact pr.info@madl.org.

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