Award-winning author Roshani Chokshi is the featured guest in a special Zoom presentation set for Wednesday, March 3. Submitted photo

Meet award-winning youth lit author on Zoom

Meet award-winning author Roshani Chokshi for a conversation about her career at noon on Wednesday, March 3, on Zoom.

Hosted by the North Olympic Library System (NOLS), the event invites community members to learn about Chokshi’s writing process and how she became an author. Chokshi wrote “Aru Shah and the End of Time,” one of five selected titles for NOLS Battle of the Books program and a New York Times best-selling first book in the Pandava series.

Register at nols.org to receive Zoom login.

Chokshi is the author of Pandava series sequels “Aru Shah and the Song of Death” and “Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes.” She also wrote New York Times best-selling young adult books “The Star-Touched Queen,” “The Gilded Wolves” and “The Silvered Serpents.”

“Aru Shah and the End of Time” was recently optioned for film by Paramount Pictures.

An annual tradition since 2013, Battle of the Books is designed to encourage reading, expose kids to a wide range of genres, inspire team work, and to help students build a home library.

”Although this year is a bit different, we’re excited to still offer the program virtually, and to encourage kids to pick up some of these great titles,” Youth Services Librarian Jennifer Knight said.

“Battle of the Books is one of our favorite programs at the library,” she said. “We love connecting with fourth graders from throughout the county, discussing the books, and helping spark an interest in reading. We love working with the schools, kids and families.

This program is funded by Friends of the Library Groups.

For more information, visit nols.org, call 360-417-8500 or email to youth@nols.org.

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