Events For Kids & Teens
Yes, you can find information on all our events on our store calendar. But we want to make sure our younger patrons (and their parents) don't miss out on something special. Here, you'll find a list of events especially geared to kids of all ages. Feel free to print out our flyer attached below (two pages). Note that the flyer will change as events occur or are added.
Keep checking! Authors are most often on tour in the spring and fall.THURSDAY, January 9 @ 7 p.m. – NICK BRUEL
Bad Kitty author Nick Bruel returns with Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble. Whether you're a Bad Kitty fan or want to learn a bit more about telling your own stories, Nick and Kitty are ready to take you on a wacky writing (and drawing) tour. Great writing advice and laugh-out-loud fun with Bad K. Ages 6+.
THURSDAY, February 6 @ 7 p.m. – SHEILA TURNAGE
Mark your calendar now for the launch of one of the biggest children's books of the year. NC's Sheila Turnage's debut novel, Three Times Lucky, was the recipient of numerous awards. Now she presents its sequel, The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, with us. Humor, mystery, and her endearing characters will make you glad to return to this fictional NC town again and again. Ages 9+.
THURSDAY, February 13 @ 7 p.m. – HENRY WINKLER & LIN OLIVER
Together, they created the endearing Hank Zipzer series. Now Henry Winkler (aka TV's 'The Fonz') returns, with co-author Lin Oliver, for the debut of Here's Hank. Meet Hank as a second grader in two new books: Bookmarks are People, Too (Grosset & Dunlap $14.99/$5.99) and A Short Tale About a Long Dog (Grosset & Dunlap $14.99/$5.99). Signing line ticket event: receive a ticket with the purchase from us of either title. More details to come. Henry Winkler has visited us before, and he is one of the kindest, most gracious authors we've ever hosted. Ages 6+.
THURSDAY, February 20 @ 7 p.m. – THE LOVESTRUCK TOUR
February is a month for love. Join our passionate panel when the Lovestruck Tour comes to Quail Ridge. Four authors of young adult fiction join us with their new books, in a question-and-answer session. Ages 14+. Come meet:
- Robin Constantine with The Promise of Amazing
- Megan Shepherd with Her Dark Curiosity (The Madman's Daughter series #2)
- Megan Miranda with Vengeance (Fracture series #2)
- Kasie West with Split Second (Pivot Point series #2)
SATURDAY, February 22 @ 3:30 p.m. – SHELIA MOSES
Shelia Moses (The Legend of Buddy Bush; Joseph's Grace) returns Saturday, February 22, at 3:30 p.m. with The Sittin' Up. When his adopted grandfather, the last slave man around, dies in 1940, Bean is hurt, but excited to be included in his first sittin' up--a wake for the dead. Bean and his best friend face an unforgettable week, laced with humor. Ages 10+.
SATURDAY, April 5 @ 3 p.m. – JACQUELINE DAVIES
Her The Lemonade War received the NC Children's Book Award (that's one that the kids vote for!). Now Jacqueline Davies brings us The Magic Trap on Saturday, April 5, at 3 p.m. In the fifth novel of the Lemonade War series, the Treski kids take on the challenges of magic and illusion. Ages 8+. Signing line ticket: receive a ticket with the purchase from us of The Magic Trap.
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