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May 2019

Author Roshani Choksi – “Aru Shah and the Song of Death”

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Daniel Boone Branch, 300 Clarkson Rd
Ellisville, MO 63011 United States

Roshani Chokshi presents the second installment in her internationally bestselling Pandava quartet based on Hindu mythology, the first series in the new Rick Riordan Presents imprint from Disney Publishing. In “Aru Shah and the Song of Death,” Aru is only just getting used to her role as a Pandava, a reincarnated son of a god, when the Otherworld goes into full panic mode. The god of love’s bow and arrow have gone missing, and the thief isn’t playing Cupid. Instead,…

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OMG Bookfest: Author Meet & Mingle with Educators

May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westin St. Louis, 811 Spruce St.
St. Louis, MO 63102 United States

Librarians, teachers, and school administrators, please join the OMG BookFest authors for a fun educator-only evening to kick off OMGMO! The authors are excited to meet the people who are so essential in the mission of connecting the children to books in St. Louis. OMG BookFest is a celebration of books aimed at the early to middle grade reader (ages 7-12), bringing popular and award-winning authors and their fans together for an exciting interactive experience of games, activities, and book…

$5
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OMG Bookfest: A Middle Grade Book Festival!

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ladue 5th Grade Center, 10900 Ladue Rd
Creve Coeur, MO 63141 United States

The Novel Neighbor is thrilled to announce that the OMG (Oh, Middle Grade!) Book Festival is headed to St Louis! OMG BookFest is a celebration of books aimed at the early to middle grade reader (ages 7-12), bringing popular and award-winning authors together for an exciting interactive experience of games, activities, and reading. OMG is a traveling circus of books and authors that moves from city to city offering kids a chance to meet new and favorite authors in an…

$5
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Children’s Author Nidhi Chanani – “I Will Be Fierce”

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Daniel Boone Branch, 300 Clarkson Rd
Ellisville, MO 63011 United States

Illustrated by the award-winning artist and creator of the hit graphic novel “Pashmina,” “I Will Be Fierce” is a powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments. It’s a brand new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest. From home to school and back again, our hero conquers the Mountain of Knowledge (the library), forges new bridges (friendships), and…

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Children’s Illustrator Loren Long – “If I Was The Sunshine”

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood School District Conference Center, 1201 Hanley Industrial Court
St. Louis, MO 63144 United States

Join us in welcoming the award-winning and bestselling author/illustrator of the beloved “Otis” books! Loren Long will be visiting to share his newest book with author Julie Fogliano, “If I Was The Sunshine.” Author presentation followed by book signing. Books will be available for purchase at the event or through pre-order. You may place your pre-order ONLINE or you may call or drop by our store. Your book(s) will be on hold for you at the event. If you are…

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An Evening with Katherine Applegate @ The College School

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The College School, 7825 Big Bend Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63119 United States

The College School and The Novel Neighbor invite you to join us for a special evening with Newbery Award Winner Katherine Applegate (The One and Only Ivan)! Registration is $20 and includes admission for up to four family members and a copy of her new middle-grade book, Endling #2: The First. Additional family members $5. Author presentation will be following by the opportunity to meet the author and have books signed. Additional copies of Applegate’s titles will be available for…

$20
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Author Dan O’Neill – “Celebration: The Magic of The Cardinals in the 1980’s”

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the release of Dan O’Neill’s new book detailing The Cardinals baseball team in the 1980’s! Author presentation followed by book signing, baseball-related kids activities, and ballpark-style refreshments! Books will be available for purchase at the event or through pre-order. You may place your pre-order ONLINE or you may call or drop by our store. Your book(s) will be on hold for you at the event. If you are unable to attend but would like to pre-order…

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Author and Speaker Gary John Bishop – “Stop Doing That SH*T” @ St. Charles City-County Library

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Spencer Road Branch | St. Charles City-County Library, 427 Spencer Road
St. Peters, MO 63376 United States

This is going to be one motivating night! Join us in welcoming New York Times bestselling author and noted motivational speaker, Gary John Bishop, as he shares his newest book, “Stop Doing That SH*T: End Self-Sabotage and Demand Your Life Back.”   Event will be held at St. Charles City-County Library’s Spencer Road Branch. Doors open at 6:30pm.   Author presentation followed by book signing.   Books for signing will be available for purchase at the event or through pre-order.…

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Jane Elling – “I Love You Jonah” – author event and grieving grandparents discussion

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As a teenager, Jane dabbled with journal entries and short stories. Only years later, after stints as a technical writer and corporate newsletter editor, did she fully realize how much she enjoyed writing her own creative pieces, preferring the chatty writing style of Erma Bombeck. For her, the main role of writing was to be expressive.  And real. The topic of her debut book is certainly a tough one: the death of her young grandson. But Elling approaches her real-life…

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Kaiut Yoga @ The Novel Neighbor – May & June Sesssions

May 19

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. May/June Dates & Times: Sunday 5:15 pm – 6 classes at $75 – 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23 Monday, 9:00 am – 5 classes at $60 – 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24 (NO Class…

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