Book Launch and Bhangra Party in D.C.

You’re invited to a Book Launch and Bhangra Party for
First Daughter: Extreme American Makeover (Dutton, June 2007)
Hosted by the D.C. Public Library

A novel for teens about a Pakistani-American girl whose dad
wants to be the most powerful guy on the planet.

When: Saturday, June 23rd, 2007, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Room 443 on the fourth floor
Space is limited so RSVP to

Come listen to me read from the novel ...
Nosh on samosas & lassis and/or tiny franks & diet cokes ...
Play trivia and win a signed copy ...
Discover your inner Bollywood ...

If you’ll be at ALA’s Annual Convention, the Martin Luther King Library is a short one-block walk south from the Convention Center on the Northwest corner of 9th and G Streets, NW, across the street diagonally from the National Museum of American Art. If you’re driving, the library has an underground parking lot located at 10th Street, NW and G Place, NW. From 10th Street, turn left onto G Place.

Sameera Righton, the main character in the novel, is keeping track of the real First Kid wannabes in the ‘08 presidential campaign at — check it out. BONUS: the top five traffic-sending library sites or blogs linking to sparrowblog get a signed copy on pub date.

Bhangra lesson and demo offered by the delectable desi dance teachers at dhoonya dance.