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February 12th at 1PM EST Virtual

Share These Darling Picture Books with Your Young Readers!

Meet Evergreen the squirrel, who is afraid of many things, and help her face her fears as she delivers soup to her sick Granny Oak, find out where the tooth fairy takes all those lost teeth, and stop by Yesenia's apartment to find out why plátanos go with everything—especially love!

Sunday, February 12th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Great Graphic Novels for Early Readers

February 11th at 1PM EST Virtual

Check Out These Awesome Graphic Novels Perfect for Your Early Readers!

Giggle with Baloney and friends as he performs some questionable magic (and other silly adventures!), join Caldecott Honor winner DAVID EZRA STEIN as he takes readers on a slapstick journey featuring Beaky Barnes, a no-nonsense chicken who's determined to save her desirable egg, and follow best friends Blue, Barry, and Pancakes as they go on TIME-BENDING adventures!

Saturday, February 11th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Celebrate Black History & Pride

February 4th at 1PM EST Virtual

Celebrate These Inspiring Picture Books!

Join Books of Wonder to experience these wonderful titles, where you can see the love a homeland has for its children, learn about one of the trailblazers of the entertainment industry, learn about one of the most prominent movements in history, and witness how a little boy learns that another person’s hate does not change the fact that he is loved and that he matters.

Saturday, February 4th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Great Picture Books for Valentine's Day!

February 5th at 1PM EST Virtual

Picture Books to Fall In Love With!

Books of Wonder cordially invites you and your young readers to a very special Valentine's Day celebration! Join us for this virtual event and find picture books to fall in love with again and again and again! 

From a misbehaving kitty who learns to appreciate the lovey-dovey holiday, to a ball of string that connects our hearts all over the world, to a pawsitively awesome basset hound that teaches us that happy endings are always just around the corner  this virtual picture book panel features delightful new titles you won't want to miss! 

Sunday, February 5 at 1:00PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Fun Middle Grade Reads

January 29th at 3PM EST Virtual

Laugh Along With These Terrific Middle Grade Titles!

Join Books of Wonder for this playful virtual panel of middle grade reads! 

Meet an adventurous girl who accidentally adopts the mythic Norwegian wolf puppy Fenris (who also happens to be prophesied to eat the moon!), witness a boy try and dodge all the curves middle school throws his way, and join a young girl as she fights against her school's unjust dress-code! You won't want to miss this fantastic virtual panel! 

Sunday, January 29th at 3PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Middle Grade Biographies

February 5th at 3PM Virtual

Step Back in Time with These Great Biographies! 

Join Books of Wonder in exploring these titles about just a handful of incredible figures from American history! 

Learn some little-known facts about one of the country's most famous Supreme Court Justices, go behind the scenes of one of the most famous photographs in American history, and meet a man who not only helped change the face of the U.S. military, but the minds of it as well. 

Sunday, February 5th at 3PM via Crowdcast! 

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Picture Book Joy

January 29th at 1PM EST Virtual

Join Us for These Delightful Titles! 

Books of Wonder is excited to host this virtual picture book panel featuring a collection of bright, beautiful picture books to celebrate life, fun, and family with! 

Learn about a variety of the wonderful holidays there are to celebrate around the world, marvel at the tale of a girl and her grandfather as they piece the moon back together, with the help of the woodland creatures, after it falls out of the sky, meet a young boy who learns to accept that Abuela needs to retire her super capa, and revel in the joy of being alive with one very happy little girl! 

 Sunday, January 29th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast

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Book Launch | Where Darkness Blooms by Andrea Hannah

February 23rd at 6PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us For the Launch of Where Darkness Blooms!

Don't miss the release of ANDREA HANNAH's thrilling supernatural novel, Where Darkness Blooms! Andrea will be in conversation with REBECCA MIX and AMÉLIE WEN ZHAO. 

The town of Bishop is known for exactly two things: recurring windstorms and an endless field of sunflowers that stretches farther than the eye can see. And women — missing women. When three more women disappear one stormy night, their daughters are left in the dust, without answers. Until the wind kicks up a terrible secret at their mothers’ much-delayed memorial. With secrets come the lies each of the girls is forced to confront. Something happened to their mothers, and the townsfolk know what it was. What the girls don’t know is that Bishop was founded on blood—and now it craves theirs.

Sunday, February 23rd at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | In Limbo by Deb JJ Lee

March 6th at 6PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of In Limbo

Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch of DEB JJ LEE's YA debut, In Limbo! A graphic memoir about a Korean American girl's coming-of-age story — and a coming-home story — set between a New Jersey suburb and Seoul, South Korea.

Deborah (Jung-Jin) Lee knows she's different. Ever since her family emigrated from South Korea to the United States, she's felt her Otherness. And as the pressures of high school ramp up, even home isn't a safe place, as fights with her mom escalate. Deb is caught in a limbo, with nowhere to go. But Deb is resilient. And during a trip to South Korea, she realizes something that changes her perspective on her family, her heritage, and herself.

Monday, March 6th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Location

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Fantastic YA Reads!

February 9th at 6PM EST Virtual

Join Books of Wonder for This Virtual YA Panel, Sure to Give You Both Chills and Thrills!

A dark fantasy debut about facing both the dark institutions that bind you and the people that hurt you, twin sister witches tasked with protecting their hometown in the final title in a witchy trilogy, magical twin sisters on the run, and a luxurious resort you won't want to (and can't) leave make this virtual panel an event you won't want to miss!

Thursday, February 9th at 6PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Great Middle Grade Reads!

February 4th at 3PM EST Virtual

Join Us for These Awesome Middle Grade Titles!

Join Books of Wonder for this exciting virtual panel to experience these wonderful middle grade books!

Meet a girl finding her place in the world while helping her grandfather heal, three new sisters learning what it means to be a (bigger!) family, a cookie war for the ages, and a boy that just wants to make a name for himself, on his own terms. These bold characters await you in the exciting lineup of titles for this event! 

Saturday, February 4th at 3PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Book Launch | I Am the Walrus by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman

April 11th at 6PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of I Am the Walrus by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman!

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of over thirty books NEAL SHUSTERMAN unites with longtime collaborator, screenwriter and author of several books for children and young adults ERIC ELFMAN in this hilarious new sci-fi series.

When fourteen-year-old Noah falls from the trees on his classmate Sahara, he doesn’t understand how, or why, he would have been up there. It’s just one more in a string of strange things happening to Noah lately. Like when he vanishes into the background at a moment he doesn’t want to be noticed. And when he unexpectedly blasts Sahara with a bird shriek while flapping his arms uncontrollably in the middle of a school dance. What does it all mean? And why do there suddenly seem to be so many mysterious people trying to kill him? Noah’s friend Ogden has an idea…but like all of Ogden’s ideas, it’s out there. Way out there…

Tuesday, April 11th at 6PM EST at Our 17th Location!

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NYC Launch Event | Finally Seen by Kelly Yang

March 2nd at 5PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of Finally Seen by New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang!

When ten-year-old Lina Gao steps off the plane in Los Angeles, it’s her first time in America and the first time seeing her parents and her little sister in five years! She’s been waiting for this moment every day while she lived with her grandmother in Beijing. Finally, her parents are ready for her to join their fabulous life in America! Except, it’s not exactly like in the postcards. School’s a lot harder than she thought, and when her teacher starts facing challenges for her latest book selection, a book that deeply resonates with Lina, it will take all of Lina’s courage and resilience to get over her fear in order to choose a future where she’s finally seen.

Thursday, March 2nd at 5PM EST at Our 17th St Location! 

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Picture Book Bonanza!

March 26th at 1pm EST 17th Street Location

Meet Your New Favorite Critters! 

Join Books of Wonder in exploring these sweet titles about learning to face your fears and how teamwork really can make the dream work!

In this panel you'll get to know these wonderful titles: We Don't Lose Our Class Goldfish by RYAN T. HIGGINS where Penelope Rex has to face her greatest (and fishiest) fear, and Hey Otter! Hey Beaver! by BRIAN PINKNEY, a funny and action-packed book about competition, cooperation, and friendship between, you guessed it, an otter and a beaver!

 Sunday, March 26th at 1PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | The Sinister Booksellers of Bath by Garth Nix

March 26th at 5PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Thrilling Launch of The Sinister Booksellers of Bath by Garth Nix!

Books of Wonder is so excited to host the NYC launch of The Sinister Booksellers of Bath! The mystical sequel to The Left-Handed Booksellers of London from GARTH NIX.

When Merlin vanishes, Susan, an art student who is still struggling to deal with her own recently discovered magical heritage, will battle animated statues of heraldic beasts and use magical maps to rescue him on a hunt that leads to a serial killer who must be stopped. To unravel the secrets of a murderous Ancient Sovereign, the booksellers must investigate centuries of disappearances and deaths. If they do not stop her, she will soon kill again. And this time, her target is no ordinary mortal.

Sunday, March 26th at 5PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | Revelle by Lyssa Mia Smith

February 17th at 6:00PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us on the Dazzling Adventure that is Revelle by Lyssa Mia Smith!

Don't miss the release of the sparkling debut novel Revelle by LYSSA MIA SMITH! Lyssa will be in conversation with LAUREN BLACKWOOD, ROCHELLE HASSAN, and MEG LONG.
Luxe is the star of her family’s fantastical show and she knows the splendor of Charmant is just an illusion. When the son of Charmant’s wealthiest family makes her an offer—everything her struggling family needs to stay in business, in exchange for posing as his girl and helping him become mayor—she can’t refuse. Then 
Luxe accidentally meets Jamison, an orphan with as few memories as gemstones, and the sparks that fly are more than her magical enchantments. But keeping secrets from powerful people is a dangerous game . . . one that could destroy them both. 

Friday, February 17th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | On Air with Zoe Washington by JANAE MARKS

February 16th at 6:00PM EST 17th Street Location

Join us for the Launch of On Air with Zoe Washington by JANAE MARKS!

Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch of On Air with Zoe Washington by JANAE MARKS! Janae will be in conversation with COREY ANN HAYDU, author of One Jar of Magic

Zoe helped clear her dad’s name for a crime he didn’t commit, finally releasing him from prison to an outpouring of community support. When he reveals his lifelong dream of opening his own restaurant, Zoe becomes determined to help him achieve it. However, starting a new place is much more difficult than it looks, and despite being innocent — her dad is having a harder time re-entering society than anyone expected. Zoe starts a podcast to bring light to the struggles exonerees experience and fundraise for their restaurant. She knows the power of using her voice. But with waning public interest in their story, will anyone still be listening? 

Thursday, February 16th at 6:00PM EST at Our 17th St Location

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Book Launch | Miss Banks Pulls Lots of Pranks by Dan Gutman

February 14th at 5:00PM EST Virtual

Celebrate the first book in the brand-new “My Weird-tastic School” series, Miss Banks Pulls Lots of Pranks, with author Dan Gutman and illustrator Jim Paillot!

Class is in session! Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch for DAN GUTMAN's Miss Banks Pulls Lots of Pranks! Featuring both the author, Dan Gutman, and the illustrator, Jim Paillot, you'll want to join us for this launch to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Weird School seriesThe sensational My Weird School series has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide! In this first book of the new sixth arc, A.J. and his friends meet their mischievous fourth grade teacher, Miss Banks!

Tuesday, February 14th at 5:00PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Book Launch | The Pearl Hunter by Miya T. Beck

February 12th at 3PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Books of Wonder for the Launch of The Pearl Hunter!

Don't miss the thrilling release of The Pearl HunterMIYA T. BECK's debut fantasy novel! Miya will be joined in conversation by BETH AIN.

In this stunning, Japanese-inspired debut fantasy, Kai and Kishi are close as two twin sisters can be, but when Kishi is kidnapped by a powerful spirit, nothing will stop Kai from searching deep in the ocean to bring her home.  As she journeys across treacherous landscapes, Kai must navigate encounters with scheming bandits, a power-hungry warlord, and a legion of conniving fox spirits, all while keeping to her mission to save her sister. 

Sunday, February 12th at 3PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | City Spies: City of the Dead by James Ponti

February 11th at 3PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us For the Launch of City Spies: City of the Dead!

Join Books of Wonder for the launch of City Spies: City of the Dead by JAMES PONTI! James will be in conversation with CHRIS GRABENSTEINKARINA YAN GLASER, and SAYANTANI DasGUPTA.

City Spies: City of the Dead is the fourth installment in the New York Times bestselling  City Spies series from Edgar Award winner James Ponti. The young group of spies go codebreaking in Cairo in another international adventure! This riveting tale of puzzles and clues is perfect for fans of riddles and mystery!

Saturday, February 11th at 3:00PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | Wildblood by Lauren Blackwood

February 7th at 6PM EST 17th Street Location

Join us on this wild ride with the launch of Wildblood!

Don't miss the release of LAUREN BLACKWOOD's thrilling new YA novel, Wildblood! Lauren will be in conversation with KAT CHO, the New York Times bestselling author of Once Upon a K-Prom and Wicked Fox.

A fierce, lush fantasy by New York Times bestselling author LAUREN BLACKWOOD, Wildblood tells the story of a girl who must find the strength to defeat the demons of the jungle as well as her own to find where she truly belongs.

Tuesday, February 7th at 6:00PM EST 

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Book Launch | Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner

February 8th at 6:00PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of 
Once Upon a Book!

Join Books of Wonder to celebrate the launch of a magical new picture book: Once Upon a Book by GRACE LIN and KATE MESSNER.

Once Upon a Book is a vibrant, lyrical picture book from a powerhouse award-winning duo: Caldecott and Newbery Honoree GRACE LIN and bestselling author KATE MESSNER.

Wednesday, February 8th at 6:00PM EST
In-Store at Our 17th Street Location!

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