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Meghan Browne Kari Lavelle virtual storytime banner contains author photos and book covers
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 10:30am
Virtual Event
Indelible Ann: The Larger-Than-Life Story of Governor Ann Richards Cover Image
By Meghan P. Browne, Carlynn Whitt (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593173275
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Studio - June 22nd, 2021

We Move the World Cover Image
By Kari Lavelle, Nabi H. Ali (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062916853
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

Join us for a special virtual storytime with authors Meghan P. Browne and Kari Lavelle!

Meghan and Kari will be sharing their inspiring picture books all about people who changed the world, Indelible Ann and We Move the World! Tune into storytime on BookPeople's Instagram Live @ BookPeople! The authors will go live at 10:30 AM CT.

Great news! We have signed and personalized copies of the books available to order. Add the book(s) to your cart, and type the name you want inscribed in your book at the comments field upon checkout. 


Dorothy Ann Willis hailed from a small Texas town, but early on she found her voice and the guts to use it. During her childhood in San Diego and her high school years back in Texas (when she dropped the "Dorothy"), Ann discovered a spark and passion for civic duty. It led her all the way to Washington, DC, where she, along with other girls from around the country, learned about the business of politics. Fast forward to Ann taking on the political boys' club: she became county commissioner, then state treasurer, and finally governor of Texas. In this stunning picture book biography, full of vim, vigor, and folksy charm, two Texan creators take us through the life of the legendary "big mouth, big hair" governor of Texas, a woman who was inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt, and in turn became an inspiration to Hillary Clinton and countless others.


Meet some of the world’s most beloved movers, shakers, scientists, activists, dreamers, and doers from the past and present who model what every childhood first can lead to! Neil Armstrong, Misty Copeland, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and more were once kids—they grew up to lead us to the moon, dance in the ballet, and break barriers.

From first steps to solving puzzles and learning the alphabet, all the small things are only the beginning: they can lead to future activism and innovation that just might change the world!

Featuring fresh and accessible text paired with vibrant illustrations, We Move the World gives young readers a chance to see how much is possible just because of the things they already do. Includes robust backmatter that gives further context on each figure and historical moment, including the most recent COVID-19 pandemic.


Meghan P. Browne is working toward her MFA at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. This is her debut picture book. Meghan lives on and runs a farm in South Austin, Texas, called the Honey Browne Farm. Visit her on Twitter at @meghanpbrowne.


Kari Lavelle hopes to inspire this generation of readers to move the world! She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband, their two children, and two dogs. Learn more about Kari and this book at www.karilavelle.com.