The Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable Presents Beryl Young

Beryl Young will present on the topic One Writer’s Life, and talk about her most recent novel for young adults, Follow the Elephant (Ronsdale, 2010), about a thirteen-year-old boy who travels to India with his grandmother in search of her childhood pen pal. “India is still my passion, and I’ve travelled to that vast country three times to visit my foster family there.”

Young has also written Wishing Star Summer (Raincoast, 2001) and Charlie: A Home Child’s Life in Canada (Key Porter, 2009).

Also on the program: Leslie Bootle and Melanie Jeffs from Orca Books will introduce Orca’s Fall 2012 titles.
The VCLR is open to the public. Members free, drop-ins $5, students $4. Meetings are held at the Nellie McClung Branch Library, 3950 Cedar Hill Road. Come early and browse Tall Tales Books’ table, and bring a friend! Doors open at 7 pm.

For more information about the Roundtable, call 250-598-3694, find us on Facebook, or visit:

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