It's the 50 Year Anniversary of the Moon Landing!

Papa Put a Man on the Moon Cover Image
Phrases of the Moon: Lunar Poems Cover Image
Armstrong Special Edition : The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon (Mouse Adventures) Cover Image
Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World Cover Image
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Cover Image
The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins Cover Image
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 Cover Image
When We Walked on the Moon: Discover the dangers, disasters, and triumphs of every moon mission Cover Image
Moon Mission: The Epic 400-Year Journey to Apollo 11 Cover Image
Go for the Moon: A Rocket, a Boy, and the First Moon Landing Cover Image
Apollo: A Graphic Guide to Mankind's Greatest Mission Cover Image
Moon Playing Cards: Featuring photos from the archives of NASA Cover Image
Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist Cover Image
Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances Cover Image
Moon! Earth's Best Friend (Our Universe #3) Cover Image
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream Cover Image
Rocket to the Moon!: Big Ideas that Changed the World #1 Cover Image
Hello, World! Moon Landing Cover Image
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30am

Join us for a special story time with new kids' books publisher, Clever Publishing!

Clever Publishing is dedicated to creating a wonderful world of experiences for children and their families. The bright, colorful pages and interactive formats introduce children to early learning skills in the most playful and entertaining ways. Learning has never been so enjoyable!

Members of the Clever team will be reading from a selection of their delightful titles including: Where Birdie Lives, At the Zoo, In the Park, and Things That Vroom!

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:30am

Join us to celebrate the launch of  A LIKKLE MISS LOU: How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett Coverley Found Her Voice. Listen to a reading and get a signed copy to  celebrate the 100th birthday of this Caribbean icon who would later influence the language and music of Jamaica.  Join in song, games, rhymes, story, and reading from the Land of Wood and Water.
10:30-11:30am Story Time
11:30am-12:30pm Meet n' Greet

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:30pm

Join us for a reading and signing of Kate Phillippo's new release!

Phillippo follows a diverse group of Chicago students through the processes of researching, applying to, and enrolling in public high school, finding that the students are powerful policy actors who carry out and redefine competitive choice. Phillippo challenges meritocratic and market-driven notions of opportunity creation for young people and raises critical questions about the goals we have for public schooling.


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Books Matter

The Best Kid Lit on Bias, Diversity and Social Justice

This recommended collection of books is representative of the excellent anti-bias and multicultural literature available for educators and parents of young children through age twelve. All the titles in Books Matter have been reviewed by ADL staff and are frequently updated with new and noteworthy books.

Meet Taran Matharu, Author of "The Summoner" Series

Taran Matharu
Event date: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

YA fantasy Wattpad sensation Taran Matharu is the author of "The Summoner" series, which includes two New York Times bestsellers: The Novice and The Inquisition. Taran began writing the Summoner series in November 2013 at the age of 22, taking part in the Internet writing phenomenon Nanowrimo. On Wattpad, The Novice has been read over 7.5 million times! The third book in the series is The Battlemage, to be published by Feiwel & Friends in May 2017. Taran Matharu is a half-Brazilian, half-Indian author, born and raised in London.

The Novice: Summoner: Book One (The Summoner Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250080059
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2016

The Inquisition: Summoner: Book Two (The Summoner Trilogy #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250076311
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 10th, 2016