YOUTH! Hatch & Bloom: A Morning with Kenneth Oppel

Grades: 5-8

YOUTH! Hatch & Bloom: A Morning with Kenneth Oppel

Wednesday, Oct 21
Live on YouTube

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Join beloved Governor General’s Literary Award-winning author Kenneth Oppel as he discusses the first and second books in his critically-acclaimed trilogy about deadly plants, bizarre pathogens and a scrappy crew of teens working to unravel the mystery of their own immunity. Oppel is a favourite among young readers and an exceptional presenter. Audiences can look forward to an engaging and energetic start to their day—complete with themes of how the next generation can take the planet’s future into their own hands and prevent environmental calamity. An author who has sold millions of copies worldwide and inspired generations of readers, Oppel is a celebrated and immersive storyteller with a loyal following of teachers, librarians, and students alike.

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Kenneth Oppel


KENNETH OPPEL is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide and was adapted into an animated TV series and stage play. Airborn won the Governor General’s Literary Award and also won the Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award. His latest trilogy includes Bloom and Hatch. A two-time nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, he lives in Toronto, ON, with his wife and three children.