By Abby Cloud
Local independent bookstore Midtown Reader is known for the events that they hold weekly to highlight authors and their works, which allow readers in the area to interact with their favorite authors and get more insight on the books they love. Recently, Midtown Reader made a big announcement—award-winning author Kate DiCamillo is visiting Tallahassee this December!
Kate DiCamillo is visiting Midtown Reader this December as a part of her “Beverly, Right Here” 2019-2020 Tour. Midtown Reader confirms that DiCamillo will appear in the local bookstore on December 7, but event and ticket information will be released closer to the event.
DiCamillo was born in Pennsylvania, but raised in Clermont, Florida. DiCamillo’s most famous books are “Beverly, Right Here,” “Because of Winn-Dixie,” “The Tale of Despereaux,” “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,” and “The Magician’s Elephant.” She has received the Newbery Medal, the Boston Globe Horn Book Award, and the Theodor Geisel Medal for her works. Additionally, she is a National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Emerita, as appointed by the Library of Congress.