SOLD OUT - Meet Two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo at ImaginOn on September 11.

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This event is now sold out. See the bottom of this post for information on the waitlist. 

Meet children's author Kate DiCamillo (Because of Winn-Dixie, The Tale of Despereaux) as her Raymie Nightingale tour comes to Charlotte.

Families and lovers of children’s literature won’t want to miss seeing Kate DiCamillo, the award-winning author of many books for young readers, as she visits Charlotte during the tour of her latest novel, Raymie Nightingale. This free, ticketed event will take place on Sunday, September 11 at 2 p.m., at ImaginOn.

DiCamillo’s books have been awarded the Newbery Medal (The Tale of Despereaux); the Newbery Honor (Because of Winn-Dixie), the Boston Globe Horn Book Award (The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane), and the Theodor Geisel Medal and honor (Bink and Gollie, co-author Alison McGhee; and Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride). 

During her visit to ImaginOn, DiCamillo will read aloud from her newest novel, Raymie Nightingale, answer questions and sign copies of her books. Her books will be available for purchase on site the day of the event, courtesy of Park Road Books.

This is a ticketed event, and seating is limited. Free tickets (up to five per individual) will be available online using the link below or by calling 704-973-2828.  

This free event is presented by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Children’s Theater of Charlotte, in partnership with Park Road Books.



Waitlist information: 

All reserved tickets not picked by 1:45 p.m. on the day of the event will be released to those on the waitlist.  The waitlist sign-ups will begin 1 p.m. on September 11 for Meet the Author: Kate DiCamillo.  You must be present at the Box Office inside of ImaginOn to be added to the waitlist. Please call 704-973-2828 for more details.