Books of Wonder is proud to host their Great Middle Grade Reads panel at their 18 W 18th Street Store with KARINA YAN GLASER for The Vanderbeerkers and the Hidden Garden, TORREY MALDONADO for Tight, SIMON VAN BOOY for Gertie Milk and the Great Keeper Rescue, and PAUL NOTH for How to Sell Your Family to the Aliens.
I will be a part of the following panels:
Savvy Social Media 102
Featuring: Kosoko Jackson & Lakita Wilson; moderated by Karina Yan Glaser
Books & That Irresistible Commercial Hook. Featuring: Kayla Ancrum, Soman Chainani, Karina Yan Glaser; moderated by Kosoko Jackson
Join me at Books of Wonder at the 84th Street store for their November great middle grade reads panel with DANA ALISON LEVY for It Wasn’t Me, PETER LERANGIS for Max Titl: 80 Days of Die, CHRISTOPHER HEALY for A Perilous Journey of Danger and Mayhem: A Dastardly Plot, and LINDA FAIRSTEIN for Secrets from the Deep, and myself!
Join me at the Brooklyn Public Library's Dweck Center + Stories Bookshop and Storytelling Lab for a fun book chat!
Join me and Rebecca Behrens (THE LAST GRAND ADVENTURE, SUMMER OF LOST AND FOUND, WHEN AUDREY MET ALICE), Kamilla Benko (THE UNICORN QUEST), Jake Burt (GREETINGS FROM WITNESS PROTECTION, THE RIGHT HOOK OF DEVIN VELMA), Sayantani DasGupta (THE SERPENT’S SECRET), Debbi Michicko Florence (JASMINE TOGUCHI), Alyson Gerber (BRACED), Jodi Kendall (THE UNLIKELY STORY OF A PIG IN THE CITY, DOG DAYS IN THE CITY), Adam Perry (THE MAGICIANS OF ELEPHANT COUNTY), Jennifer Roy (YELLOW STAR, PLAYING ATARI WITH SADDAM HUSSEIN), and Eliot Schrefer (THE LOST RAINFOREST: MEZ’S MAGIC, ENDANGERED, THREATENED, RESCUED) for a fun author's day!
I will be doing a book launch event through the wonderful indie bookstore, Politics and Prose! Bring the kids, all are welcome!
Save the date! Bring the kids, all are welcome! Please come and celebrate The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden at Books of Wonder in New York City! There will be door prizes, a reading, a Q&A, and, of course, cookies!
I will be at Print: A Bookstore, one of my favorite bookstores in one of my favorite cities: Portland, Maine! I'll be speaking about the Vanderbeekers series, and I hope to see you there!
Panel: "Middle Grade Novels on Loss and Connection"
Panelists: Ruth Freeman, Karina Yan Glaser, Janet Johnson, Laura Shovan, Tricia Springstubb
Time: 5pm - 6pm
Location: Austin Convention Center, Room 8AB
Yay, Nerd Camp is going to be awesome! Educators and authors mingling and learning together about creating rich literacy environments... I cannot wait. Here is where I'll be:
Monday, July 9
Session 1, 1:15-2:05 pm, HS Library
Panel Session with Karina Yan Glaser, Jarrett Lerner, Supriya Kelkar
"Building a Vibrant Book Community in Your Upper Elementary and Early Middle School Classroom"
Session 2, 2:20-3:10 pm, Room 106
Panel Session with Karina Yan Glaser, Laura Shovan, Elly Swartz
Breaking Down Stereotypes and Stigmas One Book at a Time
Author Signings, 4:30-6 pm
Tuesday, July 10
Nerd Camp Jr.
Homeroom sessions at 5:30 pm, 6 pm, and 7:30 pm
Calling all kids ages 8-12! Join me and Stories Bookshop for a middle grade book club. This month's title is The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, and I cannot wait to discuss it with you. Sign up in store or RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with your child's name and age.
I look forward to meeting the fourth graders of Our Lady of Lourdes School. This school is located on 143rd Street in Harlem, not far from the Vanderbeeker's fictional home!
I will be doing a reading and signing at The Ivy Bookshop! This event is free and open to the public. I hope to see you there!
Using Setting to Bring a Story to Life: A Writing Workshop for Kids
With Children’s Author Karina Yan Glaser
When: Sunday, May 20, 10-11 AM
Where: The Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Road
Fee: $25, which includes a signed copy of The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street and a journal
RSVP: Call 410-377-2966 or email MarthaAtTheIvy@gmail.com by May 13
Setting plays an important part of every story. In this workshop, young writers will explore different techniques to bring their stories to life with children’s author Karina Yan Glaser. Karina, who wrote The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, a 2017 New York Times Notable Children’s Book, is a contributing editor at Book Riot, the largest independent book media company in North America. The workshop is perfect for kids in 4th through 8th grade.