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Author Event: Brian Selznick at the Museum of the Moving Image

Join Wonderstruck creator Brian Selznick as he tells the story of his latest work at the Museum of the Moving Image.

9780545027892_lg[1] Tuesday, November 22nd at 7 p.m.   
Museum of the Moving Image   
35 Ave at 37 Street   
Astoria, NY  11106   
718-777-6800

Praise for Wonderstruck

*" Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic... Another illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today." — Publishers Weekly, starred review

*"Visually stunning, completely compelling, Wonderstruck demonstrates a mastery and maturity that proves that, yes, lightning can strike twice." — Kirkus, starred review

Author Event: Quiara Alegria Hudes and Welcome to My Neighborhood

Join author Quiara Alegria Hudes as she reads from her book, Welcome to My Neighborhood!: A Barrio ABC. 

9780545094245_lg[1] Saturday, November 19th from 12 - 3 p.m.   
El Museo del Barrio       
1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street   
New York, NY 10029   
212.831.7272

About the book:

M is for las muralistas, making murals of island vistas. Waterfalls that hide brick walls. Rainforest full of tropical trees.

N is for the noisy neighbors who sit on the stoop and catch the breeze.

When Ava's friend Chien visits her in the Barrio, she takes him on a tour of all of her favorite things about the neighborhood. From fire hydrants to ice cream trucks, bodegas to vacant lots, the sights and sounds of the Barrio — even the less perfect things — come to life in the poetic words of Quiara Hudes, author of the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights.

Praise for Welcome to My Neighborhood! A Barrio ABC

*"An expressive girl takes a friend on a poetic tour of her inner-city neighborhood. "E is for the echo of the elevated train./ F is for the fire hydrant spraying summer rain." Chalky, gouache washes capture both the vital and gently dilapidated elements of city life: "Q is for quemar, to burn a house to the ground beneath,/ making a block full of row homes look like a smile that's missing its two front teeth." The subtle presence of the girl's personal narrative and her nuanced understanding of what makes her neighborhood home set this ABC book apart. Spanish-language edition also available." — Publishers Weekly, starred review

Author reading: Amy Gibson, Around the World on Eighty Legs

Author Amy Gibson reads from her new picture book, Around the World on Eighty Legs!

9780439587556_lg[1] About the book:

A fun, fresh animal journey! Amy Gibson and Daniel Salmieri take readers on an  exciting animal adventure around the globe. As readers explore habitats ranging from the Arctic to the Savanna, they will learn fun and humorous information about the animals who live there.


Monday, November 7th at 6 p.m.
B&N #1944
3600 Stevens Creek Blvd   
San Jose, CA 95117
408-984-3495

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