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Black History Month: Author Study with Jerry Craft  and Special Guests The Gibbs Sisters!

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

author study with Jerry Craft and The Gibbs Sisters

Virtual Reading, Book Talk, Craft Lesson and Q&A

-- Rescheduled; new date will be announced once confirmed --

Join us on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT for Author Study with Jerry Craft and special guests, the Gibbs Sisters!

Our 45-minute virtual livestream session is a unique opportunity to engage with and learn from a #1 New York Times best-selling, award-winning author AND two award-winning writers for comics, graphic novels, television, film & animation! Kwame Alexander will introduce Jerry, who will read from his Newbery-award winning YA graphic novel, New Kid, and speak with the Gibbs Sisters about their upcoming YA graphic novel, Ghost Roast. Jerry will also lead a craft lesson, followed by a LIVE Q&A, taking questions from select attendees in the chat!

This event will also include an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter.

In order to give participants a unique and more personalized experience, space for this virtual livestream event is limited.

Classrooms & Libraries General Registration:
$375 for one, or two registration bundle for $650

Title I Classrooms & Homeschoolers Registration:
$250 for one, or two registration bundle for $400

Registration Access

Each registration provides access through a unique URL and passcode as a single login to the virtual livestream, which can be used from one device for viewing in an individual classroom or library, or broadcast to a school-wide assembly. The login cannot be used on multiple devices concurrently. However, the single login can be used if your school or organization is set up to broadcast/livestream from one device into multiple classrooms.

Group Discounts

For organizations interested in five or more registrations, please contact for information on group discounts.

Pay by Check / ACH

For schools needing to pay by check or ACH, please complete this form and we'll be in touch regarding next steps.

Additional Details & FAQ

This event is intended for grades 4-12 and will run 45 minutes (1:00-1:45pm ET / 10:00 - 10:45am PT). Please see FAQs in the Eventbrite listing for additional details. For other questions about this event, contact

Author Study with Kwame Alexander is a Big Sea Entertainment Initiative