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Award-winning New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander (The Crossover) presents his new novel The Door of No Return, the saga of an African family told through the eyes of twelve-year-old Kofi and his friend Ama as they come of age in pre-colonial Ghana. In conversation with Ainara Alleyne (Ainara's Bookshelf), with introductions by Madeline Cohen (Thalia Book Club Camp and Education Director at Symphony Space). For readers ages 10 and up.
"Absolutely spellbinding: Kwame Alexander weaves together storytelling, poetry, music and history like no one else can. An unforgettable journey to be treasured and shared across generations.” —Rick Riordan, New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series
There will be a book signing at this event.
Companion tickets are available for $12. These tickets do not include a book. Families are required to buy one book-bundled ticket per order, after which they will be able to add companion tickets. The companion ticket will be discounted at checkout. All other in-person tickets come with a copy of The Door of No Return.
The Thalia Kids Book Club offers lively discussions between children's book authors and their fans. Each event includes a reading, a discussion with the audience, and a book-signing.
Group discounts are available for groups of fifteen people or more. Please contact the box office.
Leonard Nimoy Thalia
Expected Run Time is 75 minutes