John Holman and Cole Lavalais shed light on the search for acceptance and love. With sharp prose and startling insight in Triangle Ray, Holman illuminates issues of race and class within the context of one manOs search for love and belonging, exploring the motives behind the ways we retell our stories and how we ignore or embrace the future that is already taking shape. In Cole Lavalais' Summer of the Cicadas, Viola Moon escapes the south after a bout of mental instability, but soon finds a family mystery catching up with her. Determined to regain a sense of home and healing, she pursues a relationship that leads to an obsessive search for a father she can never forget.
More From AJC Decatur Book Festival Schedule - Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta
Dav Pilkey, the creator of the popular Captain Underpants series introduces his newest character, Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!Local children's bookstore Little Shop of Stories will also announce the 2016 book for its community wide reading initiative On The Same Page.Children will have the chance for photo-ops with Captain Underpants and Dog Man. In addition, there will be lots of fun prizes and giveaways!Tickets for the Kidnote address are free but will be limited to four per person. They can be picked up at Little Shop of Stories or by calling (404) 373-6300.