From Hillsborough County Public Schools Online:
Monroe Middle School will host a meet and greet with the award-winning author Greg Neri on Thursday, May 24, at 1 p.m. in the Monroe multipurpose room of the school located in Sun Bay South.
Neri is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, artist, and digital media producer from Los Angeles. He is the author of the middle-grade books Ghetto Cowboy, Chess Rumble, and Yummy. Neri writes for reluctant readers, especially urban boys in hopes that his books will open the minds of readers.
Neri is a recipient of the International Reading Association Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award, is an ALA Notable Children’s Book winner, and received the Coretta Scott King Award.