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Join three time California Young Readers medal-nominee, and 2012 Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Golden Kite Award-winner, for a special holiday storytime in celebration of his latest picture book, The Christmas Stick. A delightful exploration of the power of imagination, the pleasure of doing, and the heart-soothing joy of giving, Tim's latest is the perfect treat for the season!


By Tim J. Myers, Necdet Yilmaz (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781612615714
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Published: Paraclete Press (MA) - November 2014

Former Broadway dancer, author of the New York Times-bestselling Better Nate Than Never children's book series, and the delightful mind behind the #1 Cookbook of 2013 on Goodreads, Tequila Mockingbird, Tim Federle shares his latest cocktail recipe guide, Hickory Daiquiri Dock! The ultimate gift for new parents everywhere, Hickory Daiquiri Dock features 20 classic nursery rhymes with a decidedly grown-up twist. So lose the rattle, pick up a shaker, and throw yourself an extremely quiet party.

ISBN: 9780762455058
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Running Press Book Publishers - December 2014

The Burlingame Library Foundation presents their 5th annual Children’s Holiday Tea! This year, the Foundation is thrilled to welcome San Francisco-based artist Christie Matheson, author of Tap the Magic Tree, as their featured guest. Celebrate the hoidays with delicious "tea fare" and a great author in a festive Winter setting. Tickets now available! Act now as past Teas have sold out!

ISBN: 9780062274458
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - August 27th, 2013

The MEETING OF THE MUSES BOOK CLUB will discuss I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai.

ISBN: 9780316322409
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Published: Little Brown and Company - October 8th, 2013

The NYM-ACTUAL-BOOK CLUB (ages 14+) will discuss The Shadow Hero written by Gene Luen Yang & illustrated by Sonny Liew.

By Gene Luen Yang, Sonny Liew (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781596436978
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Published: First Second - July 15th, 2014

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss Neuromancer by William Gibson.

ISBN: 9780441007462
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Published: Ace Books - July 2000

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 8-12) will discuss Knightley & Son by Rohan Gavin.

ISBN: 9781619631533
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - March 4th, 2014