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ALA New Orleans | Seekers: Graphic Novels and the Refugee Crisis

Join Thi Bui (The Best We Could Do), and Barroux, the illustrator and co-creator of Alpha: Abidjan to Paris with author Bessora, as they discuss their critically acclaimed graphic novels. What are the human stories behind the headlines of the refugee crisis? Focusing on issues of immigration and displacement, both works are timely masterpieces that explore the importance of identity and the meaning of home, and showcase how essential the graphic novel medium is in opening up the narrative truths of individuals caught in the the current political climate.

Earlier Event: June 24
ALA New Orleans: Literary Tastes
Later Event: June 27
Milpitas Public Library