Books of Wonder is delighted to join in the nationwide celebration of poetry for the month of April by launching the month with a special poetry event. Please join us on Sunday, April 8th, as we are treated to some great poetry created for young readers. Though we’re still waiting to hear back from some of the poets we’ve invited, we’ve already confirmed the following 6 poets: STEPHANIE CALMENSON presents Dinner at the Panda Palace a book with some wonderful rhymes about animals; NY Times best-selling poet ALAN KATZ tickles our funny bones with his hilarious book Mosquitoes Are Ruining My Summer; NY Times bestselling author MARILYN SINGER delights us with her collection of reverso poems, Follow Follow; author and artist ROBERT WEINSTOCK goes pre-historic with his collection of poems in Can You Dig It; author ROBERT FORBES presents Beast Friends Forever, a collection of delectable verses about animals both rascally and sweet; and award winning author CHARLES R. SMITH JR. shares Brick by Brick, the powerful story of building the White House . Poetry month celebrates something truly wonderful and Books of Wonder can hardly wait to share this event with you and your young poets! Beginning at noon, the poets will read their work, answer questions from the audience, and sign all their books. Ages 5 and up. Sunday, April 7th, 12-2pm.
Jessica Brody -Unremembered
Marisa Calin -Between You and Me
Jen Calonita -The Grass is Always Greener
Sharon Cameron -The Dark Unwinding
Caela Carter -Me, Him, Them, and It
Crissa Chappell -Narc
Susane Colasanti -Keep Holding On
Zoraida Cordova -The Vicious Deep
Gina Damico -Scorch
Sarah Beth Durst -Vessel
T. M. Goeglein -Cold Fury
Hillary Weisman Graham -Reunited
Alissa Grosso -Ferocity Summer
Aaron Hartzler -Rapture Practice
Deborah Heiligman -Intentions
Leanna Renee Hieber -The Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart
Jeff Hirsch -Magisterium
J. J. Howard -That Time I Joined the Circus
Alaya Johnson -The Summer Prince
Beth Kephart -Small Damages
Kody Keplinger -A Midsummer’s Nightmare
A.S. King -Ask the Passengers
Emmy Laybourne -Monument 14,
David Levithan- Every Day
Barry Lyga -Yesterday Again
Brian Meehl -Suck it Up and Die
Michael Northrop -Rotten
Diana Peterfreund -For Darkness Shows the Stars
Lindsay Ribar -The Art of Wishing
Rainbow Rowell -Eleanor & Park
Kimberly Sabatini -Touching the Surface
Tiffany Schmidt -Send Me a Sign
Alexandra Monir -Timekeeper
Victoria Schwab -The Archived
Jeri Smith-Ready -Shine
Amy Spalding -The Reece
Stephanie Strohm -Confederates Don’t Wear Couture
Nova Ren Suma -17 & Gone
Greg Takoudes -When We Wuz Famous
Mary Thompson -Wuftoom
Jess Verdi -My Life After Now
K.M. Walton Empty
Suzanne Weyn -Dr. Frankenstein’s Daughters
Kathryn Williams -Pizza Love, and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous
Ol’ Mama Squirrel Launches Tomorrow with David Ezra Stein @BooksofWonder be there of Mama’s gonna get mad!
Don’t miss this chance to share the afternoon with celebrated children’s book creator, DAVID EZRA STEIN, and your little picture book lovers, who will both adore and laugh at the fierce, loyal, and loving antics of Ol’ Mama Squirrel. The exciting launch party and story time with this Caldecott Honor artists kicks off at 3pm. Your young readers and listeners will be delighted by the tale of a protective Mama Squirrel and how she goes about keeping away all who dare approach the tree where she cares for her baby squirrels. Join us as DAVID EZRA STEIN reads aloud his fun-filled new book plus one or two of his beloved earlier titles, answers questions from the audience, and signs copies of all his wonderful picture books! Ages 3-6. Saturday, March 23rd, 3-5pm.
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Fans of Elizabeth Norris’ debut series Unraveling series are in for a treat next month when the second book in the series Unbreakable releases. To celebrate the release of Elizabeth’s new book we have joined forces to offer fans of this thrilling new series a special gift with their pre-order.
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Popularity Papers Launch Party - The Awesomely Awful Melodies of Julie Graham Chang @BooksofWonder Tomm @ 3pm
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Books of Wonder is thrilled to welcome 4 authors of new teen mysteries which are the inaugural offerings from Soho Teen, an exciting new publishing imprint geared towards teen readers. Beginning this past January, Soho Teen has been releasing a book a month and this Thursday, March 21st is your chance to meet the authors of these first four titles as they join us for an event at Books of Wonder. Teen readers will not want to miss this chance to meet and hear from debut author MARGAUX FROLEY as she spins Escape Theory a page turning high school murder mystery; debut author ELIZABETH KIEM introduces Dancer, Daughter, Traitor, Spy, a teen girl who finds herself trying to survive her own personal Cold War; NY Times bestselling author JACQUELYN MITCHARD sheds light on What We Saw At Night, a thriller involving the heart-stopping street action sport, Parkour; and author JOY PREBLE give us a sneak peek to her soon to be released mystery, The Sweet Dead Life. Fans of suspense and teen fiction will be delighted by this wonderful new imprint and a chance to hear about four of its first new books! Beginning at 6pm, the authors will share their books, take questions from fans, and sign copies of all their wonderful titles. Ages 12-16. Thursday, March 21st, 6-8pm.
Books of Wonder is thrilled to welcome back author and illustrator AMY IGNATOW for the rocking launch of The Awesomely Awful Melodies of Julie Graham Chang, the fifth book in her fun-filled chapter book series, The Popularity Papers. In this hilarious installment, best friends Lydia and Julie are back and ready to take seventh grade by storm and start their own band. They soon realize they are not yet stars, and rocking isn’t as easy as they thought — it seems practice isessential! Chapter book lovers are in for a treat as AMY IGNATOW introduces her newest book, takes questions from fans, and signs copies of all her wonderful titles. Ages 9-12. Saturday, March 16th, 3-5pm.