Meet author/artist Victoria Jamieson and her collaborator, Omar Mohamed, whose childhood story of growing up in a Somali refugee camp is told in When Stars are Scattered
, a National Book Award finalist.
Intended audience is ages 6-11, but registration is open to all. Audience Q&A to follow. Submit your question
.Options to Participate
1. ZOOM (REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY JULY 28 AT 5:55PM) - Register now to receive an email with further instructions. Connect via video conferencing on the day of the event. (Limited to 100 participants.)
2. YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM - Watch on our YouTube channel
. Archived recording will be available for later viewing. About the Author
Victoria Jamieson is the creator of All's Faire in Middle School
and the Newbery Honor Book Roller Girl
. Her newest novel with co-collaborator Omar Mohamed is the National Book Award Finalist When Stars are Scattered
. She received her BFA in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design and worked as a children's book designer before becoming a freelance illustrator. She has also worked as a portrait artist aboard a cruise ship and has lived in Australia, Italy, and Canada. About This Project
This graphic novel summer series was supported in whole or in part by federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds, granted through the State Library of Ohio. The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of IMLS or the State Library of Ohio, and no official endorsement by either agency should be inferred. Learn more
Note: This event was previously titled Victoria Jamieson: Author & Illustrator.