MVGATE was thrilled to bring MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Fellow Gene Yang to town! Several dozen kids and adults braved rush-hour traffic to hear his interactive presentation at DIESEL Books on his new book, Secret Coders.
Gene's right. MVGATE has always said that in a world where computing is transforming every aspect of life, every young person must develop at least a basic knowledge of computing.
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"Harry Potter with computers instead of wands." -WIRED
Gene Luen Yang, 10/15
MVGATE and DIESEL, A Bookstore
GENE LUEN YANG AUTHOR TALK OCTOBER 15
Award winning graphic novel superstar Gene Luen Yang will visit DIESEL, A Bookstore in Larkspur on Thursday, October 15 from 5:00-6:00pm to talk about his new book Secret Coders for kids aged 8-12.
Secret Coders is page-turning mystery, a beginners guide to computer programming and a graphic novel all rolled into one. Gene will lead the kids in a programming exercise, talk about the book and answer their questions.
MVGATE is thrilled to help bring Gene to Marin. Don't miss this chance to meet him!
Gene Luen Yang has written and drawn many comics, including the hit Avatar: The Last Airbender series. American Born Chinese was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. Gene is the Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and recently became a MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Fellow.
Please use this order form to order a copy of the book in advance. Please print, complete and return this form to DIESEL, A Bookstore at the address below, or call them on 415-785-8177 to ensure a copy will be reserved for your child to collect at the event.
For further information about book sales, contact:
DIESEL, A Bookstore, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur CA 94939.