Meet middle grade author Stuart Gibbs

Meet bestselling author Stuart Gibbs for a Q&A and reading of his newest book on Wednesday, July 14 at 2 p.m. on Author Stuart GibbsZoom and Facebook. 

Gibbs is the author of Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation and the FunJungle, Spy School, and Moon Base Alpha series. He has also written screenplays and developed TV shows for Nickelodeon and Disney Channel. Before his writing career, Gibbs studied capybaras (the world’s largest rodents).

His newest book, Bear Bottom, follows Teddy Fitzroy, his family, and other FunJungle employees as they unravel the mysterious disappearance of bison on a ranch just outside Yellowstone National Park. The novel published in May 2021 is the seventh book in Gibb's FunJungle series. 

This author visit is provided by Simon & Schuster in collaboration with Beanstack for the Library District's accomplishments in the 2021 Winter Reading Challenge. Alachua County Library District participants logged 677,139 minutes of reading and earned 4,607 program badges during the program. Beanstack, the Library District's vendor for reading challenge software, selected six public libraries nationwide to receive a virtual author visit.