Posts Tagged "books"

Zombies, Aliens and Parades!

Posted by on Oct 28, 2017 in | 0 comments

The annual Frenchtown Zombie Crawl invites zombies of all ages to celebrate the season of creepy crawly fun! Author Joe McGee will be in town to read from his book series Peanut Butter and Brains and Peanut Butter and Aliens. Zombies shuffle through town from 4pm to 7pm and then are invited to join in the annual Halloween Parade that starts at the American Legion. Need a little make-up assistance? Head to the river starting at 2pm to transform! Visit Frenchtown Today on Facebook for more information or email us at...

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Unlikely Story of a Pig In the City Author Visit

Posted by on Oct 22, 2017 in | 0 comments

Meet Del Val’s very own Jodi Kendall (class of 1998), author of The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City. Every young person (and those of us who used to be young) can relate to this story. A little pig in a big city leads to lots of trouble! Josie Shilling’s family is too big, their cramped city house is too small, and she feels like no one’s ever on her side. Then, on Thanksgiving Day, her older brother, Tom, brings home a pink, squirmy bundle wrapped in an old football jersey—a piglet he rescued from a nearby farm. Her name is Hamlet. The minute Josie holds Hamlet, she feels an instant connection. But there’s no room for Hamlet in the crowded Shilling household. And whoever heard of keeping a pig in the city? So it’s up to Josie to find her a forever home. The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City is a heartwarming tale of family, belonging, and growing bigger when you’ve always felt small. Join us. Refreshments will be...

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River Reads 2017

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017 in | 0 comments

The historic Prallsville Mill will be the backdrop for the River Reads book festival on Sunday, October 15th from 10 to 4pm. Book lovers of all ages can meet and mingle with authors, attend readings and learn a little local history. Authors covering genres from children’s classic favorites to women’s fiction to science fiction and local history will fill the Mill. Aspiring writers can take part in a series of writing workshops. Details on both...

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Peanut Butter and Aliens Author Visit

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in | 0 comments

We are excited to welcome back Joe McGee to read and sign copies of his new book! All is peaceful between the zombies and the humans of Quirkville . . . until an unexpected alien invasion causes widespread panic and chaos! As the aliens run rampant, demanding something mysterious in their alien language and coating the town in cosmic grape jelly when they’re not understood, the mayor declares a state of emergency. Once again, Reginald the zombie comes to the rescue, bravely suggesting that the seemingly evil aliens try pairing their jelly with some of his favorite peanut butter. Despite their differences, the residents of Quirkville, the zombies, and the aliens work together to create the greatest sandwich in the universe! Full of lots of humor and heart, this entertaining sequel to Peanut Butter & Brains will satisfy readers who are craving...

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Grace Hopper Queen of Code Book Signing w/ Laurie Wallmark

Posted by on May 21, 2017 in | 0 comments

We are honored to welcome back author Laurie Wallmark to celebrate her second children’s book continues her exploration of women pioneers in math and science. Grace Hopper was a pioneer in computer programming whose accomplishments have had lasting influence. Wallmark’s debut story, Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine is a picture book biography about the world’s first computer programmer-over a hundred years before the invention of the electronic computer. At a time when girls and women had few options outside the home, Ada followed her dreams and studied mathematics. Join us for an afternoon celebration of all three of these amazing...

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