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.
Esther Crow is coming back to Story Time! On Thursday, September 26 at 10:30 am, award-winning singer/songwriter Esther Crow will be guest-hosting. She'll bring her signature puppets and original music, and rock the Bookstore!
Join author Tracey Hecht as she reads a couple of her new titles from the Nocturnal series!
The Tasty Treat
In The Tasty Treat, Dawn the fox wakes up and goes looking for her friends, Tobin the
pangolin and Bismark the sugar glider, to share a tasty treat—a pomelo! Using basic
language, emerging readers are introduced to the Nocturnal Brigade.
The Kooky Kinkajou
Tobin, Bismark, and Dawn are bored. There's nothing to do! So when Karina the kinkajou
comes along, she gives them a lesson on using their imaginations. Soon the three nocturnal
friends are following Karina and the ‘sparkle sprite’ over rivers, under waterfalls, and to the
end of a rainbow.
Join us for a Story Time reading with Jackie Azúa Kramer!
Prunella wakes up on the morning of her birthday and announces, “I’m a big kid now.” She doesn’t want to do any of the things she usually loves.
“That’s for babies,” she says over and over again. Even her favorite doll is abandoned. But what happens when a big kid gets scared during the night?
Come and hear a story about growing up, for little kids and big kids ages 5 years and up.
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.