First Friday Storytime proudly presents special guest reader (and Books Inc. Children's Book Specialist) China Jones for a reading of her delightful picture book, Alex and the Lion! When Alex's birthday wish for a lion comes true, he can't wait to bring him to show-and-tell to perform an array of firece tricks. But, when the Lion's kindness outweighs his ferociousness it is up to Alex's inner strength to wow the crowd. Themed crafts will also be provided!
Internationally-bestselling author of The Invisible Mountain--which was a Best Book of 2009 according to the San Francisco Chronicle, O, The Oprah Magazine, and BookList--Caroline De Robertis shares The Gods of Tango. A powerful and unforgettable historical fiction, The Gods of Tango follows seventeen-year-old widow Leda, and her quest to bring tango into the salons of high society.