Julia Lyon

Julia Lyon

Julia Lyon is an award-winning former reporter who covered education, poverty, health, and refugees for daily newspapers in Bend, Oregon and Salt Lake City, Utah. A college history major at Columbia University and a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, she now uses her investigative skills to write hidden history for kids. Lyons’ nonfiction picture book, A Dinosaur Named Ruth, tells the story of Ruth Mason, who found dinosaur bones in her backyard near Faith, South Dakota.

Featured Book: A Dinosaur Named Ruth

Website: http://julialyon.com


JULIA’S EVENTS:

  • Thursday, Sept. 22 @ 11:00 a.m. – The Story Behind A Dinosaur Named Ruth – Washington Pavilion Stage Science, Sioux Falls
  • Thursday, Sept. 22 @ 1:30 p.m. – How Did You Write THAT? – Washington Pavilion Jerstad Gallery, Sioux Falls
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 10:00 a.m. – The Story Behind A Dinosaur Named Ruth – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Party on One, Brookings
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 12:30 p.m. – How Did You Write THAT? – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Party on One, Brookings
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 3:30 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 9:00 a.m. – The Story Behind A Dinosaur Named Ruth – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Party on One, Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 12:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140

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