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February 2017

Hazel Mitchell at The Blue Bunny

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Blue Bunny Books and Toys,
577 High St.
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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The Blue Bunny is happy to welcome author and illustrator Hazel Mitchell for a special storytime reading and booksigning of her new book Toby — a heartwarming story about the growing bond between a child and a new pet — inspired by the author’s experience with a rescue dog of the same name. With rave reviews by the critics, Toby will win the hearts of all who have ever loved a pet! Inspired by her own dog’s adoption story, illustrator Mitchell’s…

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Boston Teen Author Festival Preview Panel: “All YA Need Is Love” with Kim Savage, Sarah Fine, and Rebecca Maizel at the Cambridge Public Library

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cambridge Public Library,
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Join the Boston Teen Author Festival at the Cambridge Public Library as Kim Savage (Beautiful Broken Girls), Sarah Fine (The Cursed Queen), and Rebecca Maizel (A Season for Fireflies) host a panel about love in all of its various forms.

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Tanya Lee Stone at Porter Square Books

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Porter Square Books,
25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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tanya lee stone and girl rising

About Girl Rising Worldwide, over 62 million girls are not in school. But one girl with courage is a revolution. Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls’ education, created a film that chronicled the stories of nine girls in the developing world, allowing viewers the opportunity to witness how education can break the cycle of poverty. Now, award-winning author Tanya Lee Stone deftly uses new research to illuminate the dramatic facts behind the film, focusing both on the girls captured on…

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Brittany Cavallaro and Lance Rubin at Trident Booksellers and Café

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trident Booksellers and Café,
338 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Join authors Brittany Cavallaro (A Study in Charlotte and The Last of August) and Lance Rubin (Denton Little’s Deathdate and Denton Little’s Still Not Dead) as they discuss second books, sequels, and writing mysteries as part of Trident’s YA Passport spring reading series. About The Last of August Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes are looking for a winter break reprieve in Sussex after a fall semester that almost got them killed. But nothing about their time off is proving simple, including…

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Children’s Books Boston’s Midwinter Night’s Fantasy Panel

February 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Simmons College, School of Management, Fifth Floor,
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Children's Books Boston

Please join Children’s Books Boston for refreshments and a panel discussion: A MIDWINTER NIGHT’S FANTASY PANEL Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA, Management Building M501/502 5:30–7:00 PM, Thursday, February 23, 2017 (snow date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017) PANELISTS Kristin Cashore is author of the bestselling Graceling Realm books (Graceling, Fire, and Bitterblue). Jane Unlimited, her kaleidoscopic novel about grief, adventure, and choice, publishes in Fall 2017. Tui Sutherland is author of the bestselling dragon fantasy series Wings of Fire,…

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Children’s Book Club Meeting at the BPL’s Central Branch

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Branch,
700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Children will explore and celebrate Kate DiCamillo’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane through activities and discussion.

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Kathleen Aguero, Jessica Purdy, Ellen Cohen, Kristina England, and Sarah Nichols at Porter Square Books

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Square Books,
25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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nancy drew anthology

Since her 1930 appearance in The Secret of the Old Clock, amateur sleuth Nancy Drew has inspired generations of girls with her moxie, intelligence, determination, and independence. The Nancy Drew Anthology: Writing & Art Featuring Everybody’s Favorite Female Sleuth celebrates this female icon and role model who after nearly 90 years is as popular as ever. Contributors Kathleen Aguero, Jessica Purdy, Ellen Cohen, Kristina England, and Sarah Nichols share their stories of the classic teenage detective.

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Storytime at Barnes & Nobles Nationwide

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author’s birthday on March 2nd, we will host a special storytime featuring coloring, activities, and more. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled storytime!

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Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston at The Boston Athenæum

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Boston Athenæum,
10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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New York Times–bestselling author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers and fine artist Sam Winston will present on their collaboratively created picture book, A Child of Books. An artistic love letter to reading and the imagination, A Child of Books combines Jeffers’s expressive images and Winston’s immersive typographical landscapes, as a girl and boy adventure through the rich terrain of stories. A book signing will follow. Recommended for book-lovers of all ages. Oliver Jeffers is the author-illustrator of many books for children, including Once…

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Teen Writing Workshop with Eryn Flynn at the Framingham Barnes & Noble

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Framingham Barnes & Noble,
1 Worcester Rd.
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Have you ever wanted to write a book, but were unsure how to begin? Join the Framingham Barnes & Noble for a special teen writer’s workshop with author Eryn Flynn!

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