Common Book Speaker: Judd Winick

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Royce Hall - Auditorium

Author of Pedro and Me

See below for additional information.

Admission

Tickets are free for UCLA students/faculty/staff with a Bruin card. Visit the UCLA Central Ticket Office M-F, 10am-4pm.

Tickets are also available the day of the show beginning at 6:30pm at the Royce Hall box office.

Contact

UCLA Performing Arts
(310) 825-2101

Website

http://cap.ucla.edu/calendar/event_detail.asp?id=450

Additional Information

Judd Winick, author of Pedro and Me, chosen as the 2013-2014 Common Book for UCLA.

Pedro and Me is an autobiographical graphic novel about friendship and loss. First published in 2000, it has won numerous awards, including:

  • GLAAD Media Award for Best Comic Book
  • Publisher's Weekly Best Book (2000)
  • Bay Area Book Reviewers Award for Best in Children's Literature (2000)
  • Eisner Nomination for Best Original Graphic Novel (2000)
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor Award (2001)
  • Notable Children's Book Selection, American Library Association (2001)
  • American Library Association Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Roundtable Nonfiction Honor book
  • YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
  • YALSA Notable Graphic Novels
  • Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book
  • America's Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature Highly Recommended List (Award sponsored by the national Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs—CLASP)