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Jarrett J. Krosoczka
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Happy Valentine's Day!
I would have mailed you a Valentine's Day card....but all the snow....
I would have mailed you a Valentine's Day card....but all the snow....
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Photos from last weekend's events in NYC
Last weekend was just a stellar one! I'm still wrapping my mind around it. On Saturday, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Van Allsburg at the 92nd St Y. When the invite came in, I was already scheduled to be in California on Friday to speak at the Ca...
Last weekend was just a stellar one! I'm still wrapping my mind around it. On Saturday, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Van Allsburg at the 92nd St Y. When the invite came in, I was already scheduled to be in Califor...
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From the Library of Congress: Symposium on the Reluctant Reader
If you have a reluctant reader at home or in your classroom, I hope that you will spend some time watching this video from the Library of Congress. Here's the official description: The Young Readers Center produced a symposium on reluctant readers, children...
If you have a reluctant reader at home or in your classroom, I hope that you will spend some time watching this video from the Library of Congress. Here's the official description: The Young Readers Center produced a symposi...
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A conversation with Chris Van Allsburg at the 92nd St Y on Nov 15
Save the date! On November 15th, I will be moderating a conversation with Chris Van Allsburg at the 92nd St Y in New York City! As many of you know, it was his book, The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, that landed in my hands when I was seventeen that made me want ...
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Graphic Novels and Quiet Book Bans
* I have visited countless schools over the years, creating memories that will last with me, and hopefully with the students, for a lifetime. But one story that keeps coming back to the forefront of my mind is a visit that never happened—because I wasn't we...
* I have visited countless schools over the years, creating memories that will last with me, and hopefully with the students, for a lifetime. But one story that keeps coming back to the forefront of my mind is a visit that ...
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My latest TED Talk! "Why Lunch Ladies are Heroes"
I am delighted to announce that the talk that I gave at TED@NYC has been curated to the main page of TED.com! I'm pinching myself to have made it to the main page of TED again. Please take a moment to watch, and learn about how School Lunch Hero Day was for...
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find magic.
With so much chaos in this world and in our backyard, I hope that you find serenity and peace this season. The merriest of merries to you during these final days of 2014! I appreciate all of the support that you give my books, and I look forward to connecti...
With so much chaos in this world and in our backyard, I hope that you find serenity and peace this season. The merriest of merries to you during these final days of 2014! I appreciate all of the support that you give my books...
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Graphic-novel exhibit in Omaha, NE!
Attention Omahanians! "BAM! It's a Picture Book", the traveling graphic-novel exhibit featuring original Lunch Lady artwork and pieces by  Raina Telgemeier, Lincoln Peirce, Jarrett J. Krosoczka,  Matthew Holm and Mark Crilley, has now opened at the Joslyn A...
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Graphic novelist Pictionary in NYC on Thursday evening!
Hey New Yorkers—I'll be at McNally Jackson on Thursday at 7 PM playing Pictionary with Raina Telgemeier, Kazu Kibuishi, Sara Varon & Frank Cammuso! http://mcnallyjackson.com/event/pictionary-graphic-novelists-jarrett-j-krosoczka-raina-telgemeier-sara-varo...
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Would you be available to do a quick Google Hangout on Oct 13th at 3:45 CST?
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A celebration of E.B. White, a fundraiser for First Book—Manhattan
I'm heading back to Broadway! I hope that you'll join me in supporting First Book—Manhattan as celebrated actors read from the works of E.B. White! Last year's event was magical, and this year will prove to be no different. Tickets are available at: http://...
I'm heading back to Broadway! I hope that you'll join me in supporting First Book—Manhattan as celebrated actors read from the works of E.B. White! Last year's event was magical, and this year will prove to be no different. T...
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What a great event. Have fun. 
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Lunch Lady lecture at the Library of Congress on Sept 17!
Hey, D.C.-area friends—on Wednesday, September 17 at 10:30 AM, I will be at the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress. It will be a field trip for a local school, but the presentation is also open to the public. Book signing to follow at 11:30 AM.
Hey, D.C.-area friends—on Wednesday, September 17 at 10:30 AM, I will be at the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress. It will be a field trip for a local school, but the presentation is also open to the public. Boo...
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TED@NYC recap
Earlier this week I had the great privilege of speaking at TED@NYC. All of the speakers were so incredibly inspiring, and I feel so fortunate to have met them. Some of the talks may go on to TED.com, other talks will land the speakers an invite to the big T...
Earlier this week I had the great privilege of speaking at TED@NYC. All of the speakers were so incredibly inspiring, and I feel so fortunate to have met them. Some of the talks may go on to TED.com, other talks will land the...
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author and illustrator of children's picture books and middle grade graphic novels and chapter books
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author/illustrator of books for kids - picture books, graphic novels and chapter books
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  • Rhode Island School of Design
    Illustration, 1996 - 1999
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