Prize-winning author to speak at Eckerd college
The Presidential Events Series at Eckerd College continues this week with a speech by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Katherine Boo. She will talk about her bestselling book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Fox Hall. The book looks at the lives of people who live in Annawadi, a slum near the Mumbai airport. It won the 2012 National Book Award for nonfiction. Free.
This week in tb-two*
Featured are interviews with popular young-adult novel authors who are speaking at Saturday's Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, including Ridley Pearson and Rick Yancey, plus Halloween costume ideas. For a list of retail locations to pick up a copy, go to tb-two.com.
Elementary school lunch menus
Various fruits and juice are available daily. Students may choose as many different fruits and vegetables as they'd like with their meal.
Monday: Hot dog, cheese quesadilla with salsa, chef salad, mixed greens, romaine or tossed salad.
Tuesday: Tacos, pizza crunchers, chicken Caesar salad, fiesta beans, veggie dippers.
Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, beef dipper lo mein, fruit and yogurt plate, sunshine carrots, romaine salad.
Thursday: Popcorn shrimp with hush puppy, cheeseburger sliders, chicken dipper salad, oven fries, veggie dippers.
Friday: Professional Development Day: No school.