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Alan Gratz and John Claude Bemis discuss their new middle grade novels!

Join us for a reading, discussion, and signing with these 2 North Carolina children’s authors!

In Alan Gratz’s Refugee, Jewish boy flees Nazi Germany for Cuba aboard the MS St. Louis in 1939. A Cuban girl escapes Cuba on a raft bound for America in 1994. A Syrian boy travels from Syria to Germany in the present day. Three different kids, all connected by one goal: ESCAPE.

In Lord of Monsters, the second book in the Out of Abaton series continues John Claude Bemis’s reimagining of Pinocchio in an action-packed adventure that celebrates friendship, tolerance, and being yourself.

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Five Summer Reads for Mindful Moms (& Kids) - Raleigh Moms Blog

Five Summer Reads for Mindful Moms (and Kids)!

Yeah – this whole parenting thing – I am basically learning as I go here! By the end of this summer, my kids will be 10, 8 and 4. Every year brings new challenges. This past year was extremely challenging with mountains of homework, standardized tests, sports schedules, bumps/bruises, one arm fracture and balancing the […]

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Kwame Alexander – ‘The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life’

The Newbery Medalist (The Crossover) stays in a basketball theme to inspire and motivate players of any age to soar on the court of life. Kwame Alexander returns with The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life on Monday, March 20, at 7 pm.  Each of his rules dazzles and encourages with Kwame’s words, and wisdom from role models such as Michelle Obama, Nelson Mandela, and Steph Curry. Trust us, you want to HEAR Kwame! Ages 9+.

Kwame will be signing books after the program,  but he won’t be able to personalize. 

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read across america

Read Across America: Celebrating Dr. Seuss and Stories That Inspire and Empower

March 2nd is National Read Across America Day, a holiday created in honor of the much beloved Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Generations have grown up reading his books. Who doesn’t know Hop on Pop and The Grinch who Stole Christmas? While Dr. Seuss has said he never wrote his stories with a life lesson […]

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