Happenings at the Bookstore and Around Town March 8 -15, 2012
We have some late breaking news about World Book Night. If you applied as a Giver, you should have received notification of your acceptance and the title confirmation. You should also have been assigned or have chosen a pick up location.
IF YOU HAVEN'T HEARD FROM THE WORLD BOOK NIGHT ORGANIZATION, please let us know or call 973-744-7177 by Friday, 3/9, 9am. You may have selected a title which was no longer available (i.e. Hunger Games), or your request was lost in cyberspace. We have a LIMITED opportunity to order books for you. Please let us know if you need our help. And then, come out for our incredible authors and events this week!
Enjoy! Margot, Carolyn, Marina, Nicole, Marisela and Liane
Book Launch Celebration TONIGHT
Pamela Redmond The Possibility of You Thursday, March 8, 7-8pm 1916: Bridget, the Irish nanny. 1976: Billie, the free spirit finding her way. Now: Cait, the adopted journalist.
Three women. Three key moments of the past century. Three stories of independence and motherhood, love and loss, power and family that intertwine in unexpected ways and culminate in an explosive ending that shows how one woman's choices can affect her world forever.
Join us for a special afternoon with Denise Lewis Patrick, author of the new American Girl series set in 19th Century New Orleans. Ms. Patrick has worked with budding writers in Montclair schools and will talk about writing and the American Girl. Great program for elementary school girls and their parents.
Third to fifth grade girls will certainly be inspired by learning about the female mathematicians and scientists who have contributed greatly to our society. Select a pioneer, learn all about her, and prepare a poster to share with all the other girls! A Math/Science Extravaganza. Register here: http://mmmmathsciencepioneerbiographyread.eventbrite.com
Madeline Tiger explores the powerlessness and the strength of girlhood with scrupulous attention to detail in From The Viewing Stand. Stone's book, Traveling with the Dead, vigorously supports the thesis that (tragically premature) absence makes the heart obsess-without hope of enduring relief.