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Meet Author Brad Ricca

Sponsored by Perry Sippo Friends of the Library

Brad Ricca, author of Mrs. Sherlock Holmes and Super Boys, the first literary biography of the creators of Superman, joins us for a lively discussion of his work. Book signing to follow presentation.

Brad Ricca is the author of Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation (St. Martin's, 2017). He is also the author of Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster - The Creators of Superman (St. Martin's, 2013), the first literary biography of the two creators of Superman, the world's most iconic superhero. The book won the 2014 Ohioana Book Award for Nonfiction and was named a Top 10 Book on the Arts for 2013. Ricca won the St. Lawrence Book Award for his first book of poetry, American Mastodon (Black Lawrence Press, 2011) which was featured on A Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor. Ricca is a winner of a 2014 Cleveland Arts Prize for Emerging Artist in Literature. He was born, lives, and works in Cleveland, teaching at Case Western Reserve University as a SAGES Fellow.

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation

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Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster - The Creators of Superman

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AGE GROUP: | Teens (6th - 12th Grade) | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Events | Arts and Cultural |

TAGS: | Superman: | Author Events |

Perry Sippo Branch

perry@starklibrary.org
Phone: 330-477-8482

Branch manager
Lisa Szeles

Hours
Mon, Sep 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 19 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 24 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch
The Perry Sippo Branch is located within the Exploration Gateway alongside the Stark County Park District office. The branch boasts a serene atmosphere and views of Sippo Lake as well as a coffee and gift shop.

Upcoming events

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 21, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Story times open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to young children and... more
Story times open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to young children and their families. Registration is required for all.
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early... more
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills. Registration is required for all.

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early... more
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills. Registration is required for all.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Create, play, and survive in Minecraft worlds with others. Bring your WiFi enabled... more
Create, play, and survive in Minecraft worlds with others. Bring your WiFi enabled device with the recent version of Minecraft installed to join in on the fun.

Meeting Room
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join fellow knitters and crocheters to work on current projects at all skill levels... more
Join fellow knitters and crocheters to work on current projects at all skill levels while sharing tips and tricks.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early... more
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills. Registration is required for all.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early... more
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills. Registration is required for all.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 28, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Story times open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to young children and... more
Story times open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to young children and their families. Registration is required for all.
This event is full

Room A
Thu, Sep 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to play bingo? Then try out our Literary Book Bingo: get a bingo and win a... more
Do you like to play bingo? Then try out our Literary Book Bingo: get a bingo and win a book!