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Pavlicin-Fragnito Signs Summer of Courage at SCBWI PAL Event Dec. 15, 2014

December 15, 2014 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST

Author Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito will sign copies of her multiple-award-winning children’s novel Summer of Courage at a celebration of Minnesota Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Published and Listed authors and illustrators (SCBWI-PAL).

The book signing, featuring several Minnesota children’s authors with recent releases, is open to the public and will take place Monday, December 15, 2014, 7-9 PM Central, in the atrium of the University of Minnesota’s Elmer L. Anderson Library, 222 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455. The event was previously scheduled for Nov. 10 but rescheduled to Dec. 15 due to winter weather.

The event is cohosted by MN SCBWI and The Kerlan Collection, Children’s Literature Research Collections, an internationally recognized resource in the field of children’s literature.

Books will be available for sale at the event, courtesy of The Red Balloon Bookshop.

Summer of Courage is a middle grade novel set in rural upstate New York, where ten-year-old Andy spends the summer with Grandma. His adventure of the heart includes fishing, family, friendship, rotten apples, cow dung…and a little bit of faith as he deals with recent changes in his life.

“ … an upbeat, positive story … wise, hopeful … with a subtle simplicity sure to touch hearts.” – School Library Journal

“An enjoyable adventure of discovery … ” – Midwest Book Review

“ … compelling … and woven with rich memories … ” – Stories for Children Magazine


December 15, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST


Elmer L. Anderson Library
222 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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(612) 625-9825