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Middle Reader Recommendation Party

Join local authors of popular middle reader books as they recommend some of their favorite books for kids! Between them they know a fantastic selection of middle reader books in nonfiction as well as fiction, especially contemporary, fantasy, and mystery novels. This is a great opportunity for kids, parents, and educators to hear from charismatic and engaging speakers about books not to miss.

Here’s a little about each author:

Ben Guterson is the author of Winterhouse, a mystery novel full of magic, which is the first in a trilogy. The book is filled with gorgeous illustrations and activities for kids to do along with the characters in the story.

Laurie Ann Thompson’s most recent book is the nonfiction Two Truths and a Lie: Histories and Mysteries with Ammi-Joan Paquette. She’s also known for Be a Changemaker, a guide for teens who want to effect social change, and the picture books Emmanuel's Dream and My Dog is the Best.

Dan Gemeinhart’s books include The Honest Truth, Some King of Courage, Scar Island, and Good Dog. He recently won the Sasquatch Award and is known for writing stories with a heart about big ideas.

Earlier Event: August 17
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Later Event: August 20
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