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September 2016

Museum Day Live! at The Carle Museum

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Museum Day Live! is an annual nationwide event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. FREE Admission for two with downloaded ticket. Visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday.

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$12

Maja Löfdahl at the Boston Athenæum

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Boston Athenæum,
10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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“Back-to-School in Pictures” with Maja Löfdahl Registration begins September 9th at 9 am Members $8 and nonmembers $12 Picture-book illustrator Maja Löfdahl will lead us in an exploration of the hopes and fears, uncertainties and triumphs, and newfound friends and fun adventures that come with the start of a new school year. Löfdahl will share Ming Goes to School, her picture-book debut with writer Deirdre Sullivan, followed by a drawing demonstration and art activity. Recommended for ages 3–6. Maja Löfdahl…

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Mitch Krpata at The Blue Bunny

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Blue Bunny Books and Toys,
577 High St.
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Meet Mitch Krpata, author of Poptropica 2: The Lost Expedition — a new Poptropica graphic novel. Characters Oliver, Mya, and Jorge are back for a brand new adventure in the world of Poptropica. The graphic novel series is based on the on-line Poptropica game in which players hop from virtual island to virtual island, solving mysteries and completing quests. Since 2007, Mitch Krpata has worked with Poptropica founder Jeff Kinney to write the stories for Poptropica. This is the second…

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Banned Books Week Begins

September 25
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From the Banned Books Week Coalition website: The Banned Books Week Coalition is a national alliance of diverse organizations joined by a commitment to increase awareness of the annual celebration of the freedom to read. The Coalition seeks to engage various communities and inspire participation in Banned Books Week through education, advocacy, and the creation of programming about the problem of book censorship. The 2016 celebration will be held September 25th – October 1st. In addition to our sponsors, Banned…

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#iLoveMG Tour with Tania Unsworth and Adam Shaughnessy at An Unlikely Story

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
An Unlikely Story,
111 South St.
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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The #iLoveMG Tour comes to An Unlikely Story! Middle-grade authors Tania Unsworth and Adam Shaughnessy pair up for an event that lovers of thrilling, page-turning adventures won’t want to miss! Tania and Adam will read from their books, discuss why they love writing middle-grade books, answer audience questions, and sign books. This free event requires registration, which is available here! About Brightwood In this spine-tingling tale, a girl fights to save her home and her life from a mysterious stranger.…

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“Banned Book Week: Spotlight on Diversity” Conversations with I. W. Gregorio and Amitha Knight at the Falmouth Public Library

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Falmouth Public Library, Hermann Foundation Meeting Room,
300 Main St.
Falmouth, MA 02540 United States
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Banned Book Week: Spotlight on Diversity Conversations with authors I. W. Gregorio and Amitha Knight Moderated by Stephanie Seales & Sara Hines Why are so many diverse books banned? The 2016 celebration of Banned Books Week will examine this important question as part of its thematic focus on diversity, the event’s national coalition announced. Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will run from September 25−October 1, 2016, and will be observed in thousands of libraries,…

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#iLoveMG Tour with Adam Shaughnessy and Tania Unsworth at The Blue Bunny

September 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Blue Bunny Books and Toys,
577 High St.
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Workman and its Algonquin Young Readers are bringing their iLoveMG campaign to The Blue Bunny on Wednesday, September 28th, with a visit from authors Adam Shaughnessy and Tania Unsworth. Shaughnessy is the author of the Unbelievable FIB book series, in which two ordinary kids learn that magic is real, talking squirrels are rude, and that giants from Norse mythology are about to trample Middleton in their search for a lost Viking artifact! Unsworth is the author of The One Safe…

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$600

The Carle Honors Annual Benefit Gala at Guastavino’s

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Guastavino’s,
409 East 59th St.
New York, MA 10022 United States
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carle honors

Please join The Carle for the eleventh annual Carle Honors Benefit Gala and Art Auction on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016, at Guastavino’s in New York. Held in New York City, The Carle Honors is the Museum’s annual benefit gala. At the heart of the Honors are four awards celebrating individuals whose creative vision and dedication are an inspiration to everyone who values picture books and their role in arts education and literacy. The awards, selected each year by a committee…

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$42.50

“An Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies” Class at The Carle Museum

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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(4 PDPs) Learn about Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS), the principles of which guide the educational programming at the Museum. Designed as a way of teaching viewers to find meaning and pleasure in works of art, these strategies are based on the work of cognitive psychologist Abigail Housen and veteran museum educator, Philip Yenawine.  Participants will be introduced to Housen’s theory of aesthetic development, discuss and analyze the strategies, experiment with the method in small groups, and discuss ways in which…

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2016 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards Ceremony at Simmons College

September 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Paresky Room, Simmons College,
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

First presented in 1967 and customarily announced in June, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Winners are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. Two Honor Books may be named in each category. On June 2nd, the 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners were announced — via video for the first time! — by Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton and…

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