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These Books Are the Perfect Adventure Companions!
A crime-solving kitty, a gaggle of grandmothers, and a much-loved automobile all come together to form this wonderful virtual picture book event! Tune in to discover Kid Noir: Kitty Feral and the Case of the Marshmallow Monkey by EDDIE MULLER, Grandmothers Galore! by JUDITH HENDERSON, and A Letter for Bob by KIM ROGERS!
Saturday, October 7th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!
Sweet and Silly Tales Sure to Make You Smile!
From bears that are just too snug as a bug in a rug to birds that learn to connect with their inner dinosaur, these new picture books are perfect for sharing with your young readers! Tune in for Granny Rex by KURTIS SCALETTA and Time to Go, Larry! by ALISON HAWKINS!
Saturday, October 14th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!
This Launch Event is All That and a Cup of Tea!
Join Books of Wonder for the launch of A British Girl's Guide to Hurricanes and Heartbreak, the deliciously daring new YA title from LAURA TAYLOR NAMEY! In this highly anticipated companion to the New York Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club YA Pick A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow, Flora Maxwell heads to Miami to find a path for her future... and finds her heart along the way. Laura will be in conversation with BETSY ALDRIDGE, author of Eight Dates and Nights.
Monday, October 23rd at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Books Full of Heart and Perseverance!
Join us in-store to discover two new captivating YA books! Two young people must find their way in worlds that no longer make sense to them, and along the way learn just what they're made of. Come check out The Blood Years by ELANA K. ARNOLD and Charming Young Man by ELIOT SCHREFER!
Sunday, October 15th at 4PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Titles to Keep You On the Edge of Your Seat!
These girls are all about taking matters into their own hands, getting to the bottom of things, and solving the mysteries that plague their worlds... tune in, if you dare! Join us virtually to meet The Girls from Hush Cabin by MARIE HOY KENNY and And Don't Look Back by REBECCA BARROW!
Tuesday, October 10th at 6PM EST via Crowdcast!
This Great Virtual Event is Sure to Quack You Up!
Books of Wonder is so excited to host this hilarious virtual chapter book event! Featuring New York Times bestselling creators — Emmy Award–winning actor Henry Winkler, children’s book author Lin Oliver, and maybe even a video with Caldecott Medal–winning author-illustrator Dan Santat performing a drawing demo, this virtual event is one for the beaks! You'll want to be sure to tune in to meet Detective Duck: The Case of the Strange Splash, and watch her quack the case!
Saturday, October 7th at 4PM EST via Crowdcast!
Tune In for a Fun Time!
From a bumbling young wizard to mystery-solving pigeons, these early reader chapter books are sure to provide lots of giggles for you and your young readers! Tune in to check out The Case of the Missing Tarts by CHRISTEE CURRAN-BAUER and The Story of Gumluck the Wizard: Book One by ADAM REX!
Saturday, September 30th at 4PM EST via Crowdcast!
Fall for This Great Lineup of Brilliant Picture Books!
Get ready for an event that celebrates all types of kids! From those that just won't go to sleep to the ones that need a little midnight snack from time to time, these six picture books are sure to delight! Join us in-store to meet The Go-Go Guys by ROWBOAT WATKINS, Alithia Ramirez was an Artist by VIOLET LEMAY, The Pig, the Elephant, and the Wise-Cracking Bird by MICHAEL SAMPSON, All Kinds of Kids by MICHAEL SAMPSON and illustrated by PAUL MEISEL, Where Wildflowers Grow by HÀ DINH, and The Knight Snacker by VALERIA WICKER!
Sunday, October 8th at 1PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Join Us for This Great Virtual Event!
New from SUSAN AZIM BOYER comes The Search For Us, the beautifully-crafted YA title about the deep and abiding power of family. Susan will be in conversation with PRIYANKA TASLIM, author of The Love Match.
Wednesday, October 25th at 6PM EST via Crowdcast!
Join Us for a Thoughtful and Tasty Virtual Event!
The Antiracist Kitchen: 21 Stories (and Recipes) is "a celebration of diversity in the form of a cookbook. The author asks, "What if talking about racism was as easy as baking a cake?" With this book, it could be." - SLJ, starred review. This brilliant event will feature the editor NADIA HOHN, as well as contributors REYNA GRANDE, SK ALI, ANDREA J. LONEY, LINDA SUE PARK, and BRYAN PATRICK AVERY.
Wednesday, October 11th at 6PM EST via Crowdcast!
These Middle Grade Titles Are Sure to Blow You Away!
We have four terrific titles headed your way in this spunky middle grade event! Here, a science savvy girl and her friends must navigate internet stardom, an inventive boy and his friends must save their hometown, a girl takes on racing dragons to follow in her mom's footsteps, and then two best friends have to decide whether they'll attain Greek-god status or become humans instead, because following in their ancestors footsteps may mean separating the two of them forever. Join us in-store to meet Ada Lace Gets Famous (Ada Lace #6) by EMILY CALANDRELLI, Engine of Change (Rube Goldberg & His Amazing Machines #3) by BRANDON T. SNIDER, The Great Texas Dragon Race by KACY RITTER, and The Widely Unknown Myth of Apple & Dorothy by COREY ANN HAYDU!
Friday, October 13th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Join Us to Celebrate the Launch of This Joyful Picture Book!
A celebratory and joyous picture book about a day in the life of a young gender nonbinary child, Not He or She, I'm Me by A.M. WILD and illustrated by KAH YANGNI follows a child as they get ready for a wonderful day. They gleefully get dressed, hug their parents, go to school, and play with friends. All the while, unapologetically reminding themselves that they are and can only be themselves! Written in a bouncy and fun refrain and accompanied by beautiful, brightly illustrated drawings, this story is great for encouraging young readers to practice empathy for themselves and others!
Friday, October 20th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Books to Thrill and Excite You!
These middle grade titles are bursting with energy and adventure, and are sure to shock and delight you! With magic and motivation, these books should be next on to-read your list! Join us to meet The Secret of the Dragon Gems by RAJANI LaROCCA and CHRIS BARON, The Jockey and Her Horse by SARAH MASLIN NIR, Salsa Magic by LETISHA MARRERO, and Adia Kelbara and the Circle of Shamans by ISI HENDRIX!
Sunday, October 1st at 4PM EST at Our 17th ST Store!
Join Books of Wonder for This Exciting Picture Book Event!
These four inspiring tales are full of heart and perseverance, and are sure to inspire you and your young readers! Join a little red panda as she sets out to garner more visibility for her species, read all about the determined president of Ukraine, discover two resilient elephant siblings, and then follow a child and their dad as they romp about in the snow and spend some quality time together. Join us in-store to meet How This Book Got Red illustrated by MELISSA IWAI, Brave Volodymyr: The Story of Volodymyr Zelensky and the Fight for Ukraine by LINDA ELOVITZ MARSHALL, How Do You Know What You Know? by NOA JONES, and Mighty Muddy Us by CARON LEVIS!
Monday, October 2nd at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Picture Books That'll Lift Your Spirits!
In this charming picture book event you'll meet a girl determined to put the sun safely back in the sky, a boy learning about his proud heritage, and a child learning that there's no one else like them, so they should just be themselves! Tune in for Saving the Sun by EMMA PEARL, I Am My Ancestors' Wildest Dreams by TANISIA MOORE and illustrated by ROBERT PAUL JR, You Do You-nicorn by ERIN VANESSA, and I'm From illustrated by OGE MORA!
Saturday, September 30th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!
Join Books of Wonder for the Launch of
Curious Tides by PASCALE LACELLE,
a Gorgeous YA Dark Academia Fantasy!
Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch for Curious Tides by PASCALE LACELLE! A deliciously gothic YA title following a teen mage who believes her secret drowned with her classmates... until they begin washing ashore alive. Now, with the help of her school's most reclusive student, she must unravel the truth behind the secret society her classmates may have been involved in, before she's next. Pascale will be in conversation with CLAIRE LEGRAND, author of Exstasia, and CHELSEA ABDULLAH, author of The Stardust Thief.
Monday, October 9th at 6PM at Our 17th St Store!
Join Us for This Empowering New YA Title!
Kween is the debut novel from VICHET CHUM, a searing, joyful story about a queer Cambodian American teen’s journey to find her voice and step into her legacy. After posting a video of herself rapping, an expression of the tough times she's dealing with right now, Soma goes viral. With her school’s spoken word contest looming, she now has to decide if she's brave enough to put herself out there. VICHET CHUM will be in conversation with Editor Jen Ung.
Wednesday, October 4th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Join Books of Wonder for the Launch of This Gorgeous Picture Book!
Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch for Desert Queen by JYOTI RAJAN GOPAL! This dazzling picture book biography in verse follows the life of beloved Rajasthani drag performer Queen Harish, known as the Whirling Desert Queen of Rajasthan.
Thursday, October 26th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
You're Sure to Get Swept Up Into Beholder, the Thrilling New Book from RYAN LA SALA!
Tuesday, October 3rd at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Join Us at Books of Wonder to Meet Two Iconic Authors!
In celebration of their newest title, Why Did the Monster Cross the Road?, beloved, bestselling children's book icons R.L. STINE, creator of the Goosebumps series, and MARC BROWN, creator of the Arthur Adventure series, will be at Books of Wonder to share this silly and sweet picture book! Filled with hilariously spooky jokes and fun-loving monsters, this storybook will have everyone giggling!
Sunday, October 1st at 12PM EST at Our 17th St Store!