The 17th annual North Texas Book Festival is just a month away. The list of authors is growing, and those scheduled to attend the event 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton are:
Before the festival, there will be a breakfast where book awards will be announced and grants will be given to libraries and literacy programs. The breakfast is 7-9:30 a.m. and admission is $10 for each adult and $5 for each child under age 10. The Vintage Jazz Society will provide entertainment, and breakfast reservations must be received by April 7; reservations are required.
Nancy Churnin, author of the children’s book “The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game” and theater critic for The Dallas Morning News, is the guest speaker and featured author.
She published her first book last year. Her second book, “Manjhi Moves a Mountain,” is scheduled for publication this year.
NTBF, a nonprofit, raises money for libraries and literacy programs each year.