When: Sat., July 26, 1-3 p.m. 2014
Bay Area native Leza Lowitz and her co-author Shogo Oketani will be reading from and signing their Young Adult novel, “Jet Black and the Ninja Wind,” which is also our Teen Book Club pick! “Jet Black” won the 2013-2014 Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature and is receiving fantastic press. Leza and Shogo will be talking about challenging Japanese stereotypes, both of docile Japanese women and the ninja as B-grade assassins. The Book Club meeting starts at 1:00 with snacks and sodas, with Leza and Shogo joining us at 2:00 for the talk and signing.