Author Event

Bessie's Story: Watching the Lights Go Out, with Thomas Farmen

Thursday, April 11th, 2019, 6 p.m.

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781732647022
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Published: Bessie's Story, LLC - October 4th, 2018

Bessie's Story - Watching the Lights Go Out is an inspiring story about a charming, brave, chocolate Lab who gradually loses her eyesight. The author leads the reader from the unexpected diagnosis of terminal blindness for his beloved four-year-old pet through the two-and-a-half year transition to sightlessness.


Poetry Society of NH: Middle/High school poets

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire returns! This month, National Poetry Month, their meeting casts a spotlight on High School and Middle School poets reading their work. Any Middle/High schooler is invited to come and read poems of their own choice; memorized poems, poems that they have written, or poems that they like. (Please note, this open mic is for students to perform only.)

We hope you will all come out to support these blossoming artists! This event is free and open to the public, all are welcome, newcomers are encouraged.

Julie Berry presents Lovely War

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019, 6 p.m.

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$18.99
ISBN: 9780451469939
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Read the novel New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network Kate Quinn called "easily one of the best novels I have read all year!" A critically acclaimed, multi-layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II, where gods hold the fates--and the hearts--of four mortals in their hands.


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$10.99
ISBN: 9780147512963
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Published: Penguin Books - April 4th, 2017

A Printz Honor Book

"Gorgeous and evocative . . . magnificent."--The New York Times

 


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$9.99
ISBN: 9780142427309
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Published: Speak - August 19th, 2014

From the Printz honor winning author of The Passion of Dolssa, a mesmerizing story about fear, love, and the power of a young woman's voice.

"All the Truth That’s In Me is that rare magical thing—a beautiful love story told in spare, riveting prose.”—The New York Journal of Books
 


The Adventures of Largo and Shelby

Saturday, March 30th, 2019, 11am

Join Gibson's Bookstore for a storytime event as Joanne Randall presents The Adventures of Largo and Shelby, a charming picturebook to teach empathy about being different from your friends.

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$12.95
ISBN: 9780692086339
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Published: Leap Year Marketing - September 4th, 2018

Dan Zanes' House Party!

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, 11am

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By Dan Zanes, Donald Saaf (Illustrator), Claudia Eliaza (Other primary creator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780760362013
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Published: Young Voyageur - December 11th, 2018

In Dan Zanes' House Party!, the Grammy Award-winning children's artist presents a huge collection of folk songs along with inspiration to start your own family band.

Too often, new parents eager to share their love of music with their young children feel their options are limited to cuddly singing dinosaurs and well-meaning humans whose understand


Miranda and Maude storytime with Emma Wunsch

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019, 11am

The Princess and the Absolutely Not a Princess (Miranda and Maude #1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419731792
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 7th, 2018

Banana Pants! (Miranda and Maude #2) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419731808
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - February 5th, 2019

The Princess and the Absolutely Not a Princess (Miranda and Maude #1) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781419733741
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - February 5th, 2019

After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet

Thursday, April 25th, 2019, 6 p.m.

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$27.95
ISBN: 9780393249262
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 30th, 2018

The untold story of the extraordinary mother and daughter who brought Emily Dickinson’s genius to light.


Andy Griffiths, and the 104-Story Treehouse!

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019, 6 p.m.

The 104-Story Treehouse: Dental Dramas & Jokes Galore! (The Treehouse Books #8) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250301499
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 12th, 2019

New York Times-bestselling team Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton invite readers to come hang out with them in their 104-Story Treehouse—the eighth book in the illustrated chapter book series filled with Andy and Terry's signature slapstick humor!


David Elliott presents Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc

Friday, March 29th, 2019, 6 p.m.

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781328987594
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

Bestselling author David Elliott explores how Joan of Arc changed the course of history and remains a figure of fascination centuries after her extraordinary life and death.


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