Book Signing, Reading and Talk: "A Short History of the Girl Next Door," with First-Time Young Adult Author Jared Reck

First-time author Jared Reck, who was a student in McDaniel’s Writing for Children and Young Adults graduate certificate program, gives a talk and signs copies of his new book, “A Short History of the Girl Next Door,” about a JV basketball player who happens to fall in love with his childhood best friend. Reck landed a six-figure deal from publisher Knopf for his first young adult novel that even his agent called “the unicorn of publishing.” The book is recommended for readers ages 12 and up. Visit for more information.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7:00pm

McDaniel Lounge

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Al Moyer

Al Moyer 9/5/2017

Jared is an amazing young man, school board member, and fantastic teacher. Best of all, he is a terrific father and husband.