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October 2017

Adriana Mather and Kali Wallace at An Unlikely Story

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An Unlikely Story, 111 South St.
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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In a spectacular double-feature, YA authors Adriana Mather and Kali Wallace will talk about their new books in an informal conversational event. Adriana Mather's new book, Haunting the Deep, her follow-up to the #1 New York Times–bestseller How to Hang a Witch, is the Titanic meets the delicious horror of Ransom Riggs and the sass of Mean Girls in which a contemporary teen finds herself a passenger on the famous “ship of dreams” — a story made all the more…

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Julia Denos and E. B. Goodale at Porter Square Books

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Walking his dog at dusk, one boy catches glimpses of the lives around him in this lovely ode to autumn evenings, exploring your neighborhood, and coming home. Before your city goes to sleep, you might head out for a walk, your dog at your side as you go out the door and into the almost-night. Anything can happen on such a walk: you might pass a cat, or a friend, or even an early raccoon. And as you go down…

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Julia Denos and E. B. Goodale at Brookline Public Library’s Coolidge Corner Branch

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Brookline Public Library, Coolidge Corner Branch, 31 Pleasant St.
Brookline, 02446 United States
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This event will be held at the Coolidge Corner Branch Library (31 Pleasant St., Brookline). Author Julia Denos and illustrator E. B. Goodale will visit the Brookline Public Library's Coolidge Corner Branch to share their stunning new picture book Windows. Walking his dog at dusk, one boy catches glimpses of the lives around him in this lovely ode to autumn evenings, exploring your neighborhood, and coming home.

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“Pitches That Work” Workshop with Sara Crowe at The Writers’ Loft

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft, 20 North Main St. #360
Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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$40 - $55
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Cheryl Lawton Malone at Wellesley Books

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wellesley Books, 82 Central St.
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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If your kids like animals, especially elephants, bring them to this special storytime featuring the author herself, Cheryl Lawton Malone! About Elephants Walk Together As calves, Asian elephants Precious and Baba roam the wild together, curious and proud. But when they get captured and are split up, their time together seems like a distant memory. Still, separated by many miles and over many years, their friendship remains, and there’s hope they will once again roam wide open spaces together. About…

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Tom Sullivan at the Carle Museum

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Rd.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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It’s a clash of the colors in Blue vs. Yellow! From Tom Sullivan, author-illustrator of I Used to Be a Fish, comes a high-concept picture book about a battle between primary colors. Which one will be declared the best color of all? Book signing to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at

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Katherine Paterson’s Leslie Riedel Memorial Lecture for Young People at the Concord Free Library

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main St.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Library welcomes Katherine Paterson for the 2017 Leslie Riedel Memorial Lecture for Young People. The lecture series was created in memory of Leslie Riedel by her family and friends so that young people could meet some of their favorite authors.  This year’s speaker has been a strong contributor to the body of literature written for youth for a long time.  She has written more than 30 books and has been awarded the Newbery Medal two times, the…

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“Ghostly YA” Panel with S. M. Parker, Adriana Mather, and Kali Wallace at Trident Booksellers and Café

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trident Booksellers and Café, 338 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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About The Rattled Bones Unearthing years of buried secrets, Rilla Brae is haunted by ghostly visions tied to the tainted history of a mysterious island in this haunting novel from the author of The Girl Who Fell. Maine-bred, independent Rilla Brae is no stranger to the deep. She knows the rhythms of hard work and harder seas. But when she experiences the sudden death of her father, the veil between the living and the dead blurs and she begins to be…

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Kara LaReau at Newtonville Books

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd.
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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About The Infamous Ratsos Louie and Ralphie Ratso’s dad, Big Lou, always says that there are two kinds of people: those who are tough and those who are soft. Louie and Ralphie are tough, tough, tough, just like Big Lou, and they’re going to prove it. But every time they try to show just how tough they are, the Ratso brothers end up accidentally doing good deeds instead. What’ll Big Lou do when he finds out they’ve been acting like…

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Lauren Tarshis at Book Ends Winchester

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Ends Winchester, 559 Main St.
Winchester, MA 01890 United States
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Join Book Ends Winchester on Monday, October 23rd to welcome children's author Lauren Tarshis. Lauren is the author of the popular series I Survived, and will be signing copies of the newest book in the series, I Survived: The American Revolution. She will be visiting a number of local schools during the day before stopping in at Book Ends! Lauren Tarshis's New York Times–bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst…

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