Author Talk with Jamar Nicholas: LEON The Extraordinary

Author Talk with Jamar Nicholas: LEON The Extraordinary

Jamar Nicholas is an award-winning, Philadelphia-based artist and educator, dedicating his career to helping young people realize the power of visual narrative. Jamar aims to promote anti-bullying, healing, and kindness in his work. Jamar's current project, partnering with Scholastic Graphix, "Leon the Extraordinary", is the first book in his series featuring Leon and his friends, Carlos and Clementine.

This program is presented in partnership with the Charles L. Blockson Collection of African-Americana and the African Diaspora at Penn State Special Collections Library. 

Our programs are geared toward a general audience and are open to all, including Temple students, faculty, staff, alumni, neighbors, and friends. Registration is encouraged.

Contact John Pyle at with questions. 

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection
Main Campus
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