UOD Meet the Author Family Book Event
JOIN US for a special conversation with author Natalie Lloyd, who will also read from and
sign her book. Hummingbird will be available for purchase at the event.
Wednesday, November 15th – 7:00pm
Cabot Elementary School – in the Cafeteria
229 Cabot Street, Newtonville, MA 02460
Hummingbird is a heartfelt story about a girl with her trusty, snazzy wheelchair who refuses to let her brittle bone disease stand in the way of adventure. Hummingbird is a Schneider Family Book Award Honor Book.
Author Natalie Lloyd shared, “My disability informs how I move through my daily life and the world, and how I exist in my body. It’s only one part of the big constellation of my life, but it’s still a part. So we do have that Big Thing in common, my heroine and I.”
There will be time for Q&A with author Natalie Lloyd.
- Children accompanied by an adult, parents/caregivers, librarians, teachers and all who love books and reading are welcome to join us!
- Author talk and book reading from 7:00-8:00 pm, followed by book signing. Books will be available for purchase.
- Donation of $10 requested for adult attendees Children and educators free.
Natalie Lloyd, is the New York Times Bestselling Author of novels for young readers (and the young at heart).
Her first novel, A Snicker of Magic (2014), was an ALA Notable Book, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a top 10 Kids Indie Next Pick and an NPR, iBooks and Parents Magazine best book of the year for children. The book has been optioned for television by Sony Tristar. Natalie’s other novels include The Key to Extraordinary (Scholastic 2016), The Problim Children series (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen 2017), and Over the Moon (Scholastic 2019). These novels have won accolades from Entertainment Weekly, Junior Library Guild, SIBA, Amazon and Bank Street College of Education, among others. Silverswift, her first Audible Original, was published in 2020. Hummingbird, her seventh (and most personal) novel for kids, was published in August 2022 and is a Schneider Family Book Award Honor Book, given to this middle grade novel for excellence in portraying the disability experience.
Natalie writes in the shadows beside a sunny window in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She loves adventuring with her husband, Justin, and their dogs.