Welcome Author and Graphic Novel Artist Raina Telgemeier

Raina Telgemeier with covers of her graphic novels, Sisters, Guts, Smile, Ghosts, Show Your Smile, and The Babysitter's Club

We’re excited to welcome Raina Telgemeier for a “kick off to Summer reading” author tour! Meet Raina at one of the following community or student events. Each event will feature a 45 to 60 minute author talk, a question and answer session, and then a book signing. Each person is limited to two books to be signed. Thanks to our partners Wasilla Public Library, Bosco’s Comics Cards & Games, and the Anchorage School DistrictThis program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Friends of the Library.

Logos of the Alaska State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and Friends of the Library

Anchorage Public Library Events

Wednesday, May 17

    2 PM Loussac Library
    **This event is geared to homeschool and private school students.
    Seating is limited. Please register HERE

  • All Ages Public Event (Open Seating)
    6 PM – Loussac Library

Thursday, May 18

Friday, May 19

Partner Events

May 17-19

  • Student Events
    Hosted by Anchorage School District at ASD schools

Saturday, May 20

About Raina

Raina Telgemeier is the author and illustrator of the graphic novels Smile, Drama, Sisters, Ghosts, and Guts, all #1 New York Times bestsellers. She also adapted and illustrated four graphic novel versions of Ann M. Martin’s Baby-Sitters Club series, and has contributed short stories to many anthologies. Raina’s accolades include six Eisner Awards, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, a Stonewall Honor, and many Best-of and Notables lists. Raina lives and works in San Francisco, CA.

For more info and answers to Frequently Asked Questions, visit Raina’s FAQ page!

Books By Raina Telgemeier

Check out these titles available from the Anchorage Public Library.

Books By Raina Telgemeier