Great Middle Grade Reads Panel
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

Great Middle Grade Reads Panel

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.

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PAST EVENT: Book Panel at Books of Wonder Uptown: Great Middle Grade Reads
Nov
17
3:00 PM15:00

PAST EVENT: Book Panel at Books of Wonder Uptown: Great Middle Grade Reads

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 MePETER LERANGIS for Max Titl: 80 Days of DieCHRISTOPHER HEALY for A Perilous Journey of Danger and Mayhem: A Dastardly Plot, and LINDA FAIRSTEIN for Secrets from the Deep, and myself!

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PAST EVENT: Elm Street Bookstore Author Event
Oct
28
1:00 PM13:00

PAST EVENT: Elm Street Bookstore Author Event

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!

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PAST EVENT: Nerd Camp Michigan
Jul
9
to Jul 10

PAST EVENT: Nerd Camp Michigan

  • 1400 S. Dearing Rd., Parma, MI 49269 (map)
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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

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PAST EVENT: Middle Grade Book Club at Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab
Jun
9
12:30 PM12:30

PAST EVENT: Middle Grade Book Club at Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab

  • 458 Bergen Street Brooklyn, NY, 11217 United States (map)
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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 bookshop@storiesbk.com with your child's name and age.

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PAST EVENT: Writing Workshop at The Ivy Bookshop
May
20
10:00 AM10:00

PAST EVENT: Writing Workshop at The Ivy Bookshop

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.

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