Join decorated children's author Minh Lê for story time on March 10

Contact: Rachel Cook

Gainesville, Fla. – Award-winning children’s author Minh Lê will read and discuss his newest book, “The Perfect Seat,” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 10 at Headquarters Branch, 401 E. University Ave., Gainesville.

won the 2019 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature for his book “Drawn Together” with illustrator and Caldecott Winner Dan Santat. His book, “Let Me Finish!” was named an NPR Best Book of 2016.

Lê is a father of two sons and a federal early childhood policy expert who has worked in education at the national, state, and local level -- both in and out of the classroom. Children, guardians, and families are welcome to meet Lê and learn about his books.

This free event is generously supported by the Friends of the Library. For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Rachel Cook at 352-334-3909 or

Image removed.If a person with a disability needs an accommodation in order to participate in this event he or she is entitled, at no cost to him or her, to the provision of certain assistance.  Please contact the Alachua County Library District at 352-334-3910 at least three (3) days prior to the event.  TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

By Rachel on September 17, 2021