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March 2019

SHOUT Tour Event with Laurie Halse Anderson and Alexis Zotos

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nerinx Hall Heagney Theatre, 530 East Lockwood Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

New York Times bestselling, award-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson will be visiting us for a discussion of her new book, SHOUT—a searing poetic memoir for the #MeToo era. Anderson will be joined in conversation by Channel KMOV’s Alexis Zotos. This event is ticketed; please see below for important information about entry. Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. In 1999, her groundbreaking, award-winning novel Speak opened the door for a national dialogue about rape…

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Children’s Book Author Bridget Heos – “Arrr, Mustache Baby”

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bridget Heos is the author of over 100 children’s books, including the beloved “Mustache Baby” series. We are excited to welcome her to our store to share Mustache Baby’s newest adventure! Arrr, babies! Mustache Baby and his first mate Beard Baby set sail on the high seas and turn into big bad pirates in this newest addition to the popular Mustache Baby books! “Occasional badness has never been so good.” (Kirkus) In this swashbuckling tale, Mustache Baby and Beard Baby…

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Author Ashton Applewhite – “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism”

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, 520 S. Euclid Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States

Author and activist Ashton Applewhite has been recognized by the New York Times, The New Yorker, National Public Radio, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism. She blogs at This Chair Rocks, speaks widely around the world, has written for Harper’s and Playboy, and is the voice of Yo, Is This Ageist? In 2016, she joined the PBS site Next Avenue’s annual list of 50 Influencers in Aging as their Influencer of the Year. The Novel…

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Class: How to Draw Adventure Time with Mr. Todd

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

HOW TO DRAW ADVENTURE TIME with Mr. Todd THURSDAY, MAR.28 (6-7pm) AGES: 7-11 – $10 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Insert knowledgeable witty banter about Adventure Time and how you’re kid loves the show and wants to learn to draw the characters from it. They will learn step by step instruction on how to draw two characters, which are TBD. Limited seating, sign up ASAP! Registration OPENS 2/23/19 THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY INSTRUCTOR. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. NOTE:…

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How To Draw Minecraft with Mr. Todd

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

HOW TO DRAW MINECRAFT with Mr. Todd SATURDAY, MAR.30 (1-2pm) AGES: 7-11 – $10 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Is your child obsessed with the video game, MINECRAFT? Do you find them drawing characters from the game and then blowing them up because one of them happened to be a Creeper? What is a Creeper, anyway? Well you’re in luck! This class will give step by step instruction so your child can learn two characters from the game. Characters Taught:…

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Junior Kids Comic Workshop with Mr. Todd

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

JUNIOR KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd SUNDAY, MAR.31 to APR.14 (1-2pm each week) THREE WEEK COURSE AGES: 6-7 – $30 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Do you want your child to focus their creativity into something more than scribbling on your furniture? This THREE WEEK workshop for 6-7 year olds teaches them the basics of comic creation. Facial expressions, speech bubbles, character creation, one panel comics and finally they get to make their own mini comic book! This course…

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April 2019

Author Event: Dr. Margaret Hagerman – “White Kids”

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis Community College Forest Park Student Center, 5600 Oakland Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States

In partnership with WeStories, we are pleased to host Scholar, Professor, and Author Margaret Hagerman whose landmark research on white children’s racial attitudes is chronicled in her recent book, White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America. This is a ticketed event and registration options are below. Price includes author discussion and a signed hardcover copy of Dr. Hagerman’s book. More Info: This truly riveting book is based on two years of research involving in-depth interviews with white…

$35 – $40
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Educator Night @ The Novel Neighbor

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Calling all educators! Come join us for our always popular Educator Night! Teachers of any kind receive: 20% off all merchandise (except consignment items) LOTS of free swag for your classrooms! Author event at 6:30pm with middle grade author Gillian McDunn (“Caterpillar Summer“). Gillian will be in conversation with local middle grade author Niki Lenz (“Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen“) Books will be available for purchase and signing at event. Wine and snacks! We will be on hand to answer all…

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Middle Grade Author Gillian McDunn – “Caterpillar Summer”

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Gillian McDunn will be visiting with her acclaimed new book for young readers, Caterpillar Summer, described by Kirkus as “An engrossing, heartwarming, beautifully written debut about building and rebuilding family ties.” Gillian will be discussing her book with the author of Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen, Niki Lenz. Both books will be available for purchase at event and proof of purchase from The Novel Neighbor will be required for entrance to signing line. Copies of books are also available for pre-purchase ONLINE.…

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Kaiut Yoga @ The Novel Neighbor

April 4

Multiple dates and times available…you will pick your class below. You are welcome to register for as many series as you like! If you need to miss a date you can easily make up the class by attending one of the other series dates/times available. The instructor will be Kelly Childs – 1 of only 2 KAIUT YOGA instructors in St. Louis. Powered by Eventbrite ABOUT KAIUT YOGA Kaiut Yoga supports biomechanical health working from the joints through simple poses utilized with optimal…

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