Author Event

Virtual storytime with author illustrator Mark Hoffmann!

Dirt Cheap Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524719944
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

A young entrepreneur sets out to earn some money and discovers the value of a dollar (and of dirt)! Perfect for fans of Lemonade in Winter, The Most Magnificent Thing, and Rosie Revere, Engineer.


Explosion at the Poem Factory Cover Image
By Kyle Lukoff, Mark Hoffmann (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781773061320
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Published: Groundwood Books - April 7th, 2020

Kilmer Watts makes his living teaching piano lessons, but when automatic pianos arrive in town, he realizes he's out of a job. He spots a "Help Wanted" sign at the poem factory and decides to investigate -- he's always been curious about how poems are made.


VIRTUAL EVENT. The Spiral Shell, Sandell Morse in conversation with Rebecca Rule

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020, 6 p.m. EST

Online only.

Did you miss it? Check out the recorded event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEGkx-ks_CU

The Spiral Shell: A French Village Reveals Its Secrets of Jewish Resistance in World War II Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781943156924
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Published: Schaffner Press, Inc. - April 14th, 2020

April 2020 will mark the 80th Anniversary of the fall of France to Nazi Germany, and the establishment of the provisional government of the Vichy state, a puppet of the Axis regime, to carry out the arrest and deportation of all Jewish civilians.


VIRTUAL EVENT Fly Fishing New Hampshire's Secret Waters, with Steve Angers

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, 6 p.m. ONLINE ONLY. The store is currently closed to the public.

Fly Fishing New Hampshire's Secret Waters Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467141680
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Published: History Press - March 30th, 2020

New Hampshire's hard and rugged exterior protects one of America's richest native brook trout fisheries. These abundant waters are as varied as the landscape, from Mount Washington to peaceful meadows. The anticipation of the largest mayfly hatch contrasts with the quiet, deep waters of holding pools, and anglers are rewarded when they learn how to read the rivers and streams.


Virtual Event - Rage Baking, with Katherine Alford and Kathy Gunst

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020, 6 p.m. EST, online only.

Rage Baking: The Transformative Power of Flour, Fury, and Women's Voices Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781982132675
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tiller Press - February 4th, 2020

50+ recipes, short essays, and quotes from some of the best bakers, activists, and outspoken women in our country today—this cookbook encourages women to use sugar and sass as a way to defend, resist, and protest.

Since the 2016 election, many women across the country have felt rage, fury, and frustration, wondering how we got here.


*POSTPONED* United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (and What We Can Do about It)

Friday, March 20th, 2020, 6 p.m.

United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (and What We Can Do about It) (City Lights Open Media) Cover Image
By Mickey Huff, Nolan Higdon, Ralph Nader (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872867673
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Published: City Lights Books - August 20th, 2019

A powerful critique of how manipulation of media gives rise to disinformation, intolerance, and divisiveness, and what can be done to change direction.


Virtual event - Wesley McNair, Dwellers in the House of the Lord

This event has been moved to online only, to eliminate crowds.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020, 6 p.m. EST

Dwellers in the House of the Lord Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781567926637
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - April 7th, 2020

"There's so much life in this beautiful book that it feels like a living thing. Wesley McNair is a kind of Chekhov of American poetry."
--Ted Kooser, Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate


VIRTUAL EVENT. DJ Palmer, The New Husband

ONLINE ONLY. This event has been moved to a virtual format to reduce crowds during our current health crisis.

The New Husband: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250107497
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 14th, 2020

The New Husband is a riveting thriller about the lies we tell ourselves from D. J. Palmer, the author of Saving Meghan.

What makes Simon Fitch so perfect?

-He knows all her favorite foods, music, and movies.
-Her son adores him. He was there when she needed him most.
-He anticipates her every need.


The Violin Family, with cellist/author Melissa Perley, and Luthier Paul

Join Gibson's for a special storytime as cellist Melissa Perley and her husband, Luthier* Paul, visits to share their instruments and a musical story, with their book The Violin Family!

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By Melissa Perley, Fiona MacLean (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781578690206
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Rootstock Publishing - November 1st, 2019

A wonderful introduction to the string family of instruments that shows young readers the power of music and of caring relationships.

Come meet The Violin Family: Basil, the Bass; Celia, the Violoncello; "Bizzy", the Viola; and Val and Violet, the Violins Together, they love to play music and then share a pancake breakfast, complete with local Vermont maple syrup--mm-mmmm


MarcyKate Connolly presents Hollow Dolls

From the author of the Shadow Weaver duology comes a tale of secrets, power, magic, and the long path to home. MarcyKate Connolly comes to Gibson's Bookstore to present Hollow Dolls, her newest middle grade novel!

 

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781492688198
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

From the author of the Shadow Weaver duology comes a tale of secrets, power, magic, and the long path to home.

Simone is a mind-reader. She knows a great many things, but she can't seem to remember anything about her past. So when she gets the chance to search for her family, she sets off to finally find her home.


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Shadow Weaver Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781492667988
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - December 4th, 2018

Fans of Coraline, Doll Bones and The Night Gardener will devour this award winning dark fantasy about twelve-year-old Emmeline who is desperate to save the only friend she has ... her own shadow. But what happens when her shadow starts craving a life of its own?

A Texas Bluebonnet Nominee


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Shadow Weaver Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781492667988
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - December 4th, 2018

Fans of Coraline, Doll Bones and The Night Gardener will devour this award winning dark fantasy about twelve-year-old Emmeline who is desperate to save the only friend she has ... her own shadow. But what happens when her shadow starts craving a life of its own?

A Texas Bluebonnet Nominee


Comet Rising (Shadow Weaver #2) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781492649984
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - January 1st, 2019

Emmeline and Lucas are back in the epic conclusion to the award winning, middle grade fantasy duology. When Lady Aisling returns, stealing more magical children to add to her collection, can Emmeline and Lucas stop her once and for all? And will Emmeline's shadow, Dar, be their friend or foe?

Alone we are powerful, but together, we can do real magic.


Comet Rising (Shadow Weaver #2) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781492691525
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - December 3rd, 2019

Emmeline and Lucas are back in the epic conclusion to the award winning, middle grade fantasy duology. When Lady Aisling returns, stealing more magical children to add to her collection, can Emmeline and Lucas stop her once and for all? And will Emmeline's shadow, Dar, be their friend or foe?

Alone we are powerful, but together, we can do real magic.


The Star Shepherd Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492658207
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

For fans of Neil Gaiman and How to Train Your Dragon comes a beautifully illustrated, fast-paced adventure about eleven year old Kyro, his best friend Andra, his trusted dog Cypher, and their race to save the stars.


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