Sunshine State Author Series

The Sunshine State Author Series brings top-notch writers of children’s and young adult literature to Orange County for public readings, writing workshops and visits with students to spark interest in reading. Each featured writer has written a book that has been on the Sunshine State Young Readers Award or Florida Teen Reads lists.

The Sunshine State Author Series includes events only open to registered school groups located in Orange County. View upcoming Events for School Groups.


Important Dates (Subject to Change)

Author Event Date(s) Schedule
Kekla Magoon January 2019 View Schedule


Upcoming Events

No Registration Required
(Winter Garden - Children's Area)
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Kekla Magoon will read from and discuss her book, Shadows of Sherwood, winner of the Sunshine State Young Readers Award for grades 6-8.
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Past Sunshine State Author Series Guests

Sharon Draper
Jason Reynolds
Brendan Kiely
Jackson Pearce
Sharon Robinson
Kelly Barnhill
Sarah Weeks
Jeff Zentner