Photo: courtesy Penguin Young Readers Group
An Illinois native and giant of young-adult lit, Richard Peck appears in Evanston to talk about his Newbery Medal-winning career and read from his books, including his latest, "The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail," a mystery-adventure novel for middle-school readers. (Rodents and Queen Victoria have never been so much fun!) The event is free but registration is required; books will be available for purchase and signing.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston (847-448-8610, epl.org)
Cost: Free (registration required)