Meet Chris Grabenstein, author of all of the Mr. Lemoncello books and learn more about the life of an author. In Chris’ latest book, Mr. Lemoncello’s Great Library Race, everyone’s favorite game maker, Mr. Lemoncello, is testing out his new FABULOUS FACT-FINDING FRENZY game. If Kyle can make it through the first round, he and the other lucky finalists will go on a great race—by bicycle, bookmobile, and even Mr. Lemoncello’s corporate banana jet!—to find fascinating facts about famous Americans. The first to bring their facts back to the library will win spectacular prizes. But when a few surprising “facts” surface about Mr. Lemoncello, it might be GO TO JAIL and LOSE A TURN all at once! Could Kyle’s hero be a fraud? It’s winner take all, so Kyle and the other kids will have to dig deep to find out the truth before the GAME is OVER for Mr. Lemoncello and his entire fantastic empire!
Q&A and book signing will follow author presentation, and books will be available for purchase at event. Following the event, participants can enjoy a winter treasure hunt in the library as part of Urbana Library’s day-long holiday celebration.
Free and open to the public; no registration required. Best for 3rd-6th graders. Presented in partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries.