WORD is excited to welcome back one of our favorite authors for a middle-grade event on a Saturday afternoon sure to thrill everyone just in time for the spookiest time of year! We'll have light snacks and a fun time with one of the best around!
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A perfectly spooky read for middle-grade dog lovers.
Sometimes man's best friend is loyal for life... and beyond!
Join us for an afternoon of fun at WORD with the author/illustrator Kristen Gudsnuk.
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Danielle needs a perfect friend, but sometimes making (or creating) one is a lot easier than keeping one!
Join us to at our Greenpoint location for a workshop and refreshments-- the perfect way to spruce up your house and your mood!
A welcome dose of dark humor for these dark times, illustrator and graphic designer Cecilia Ruiz introduces readers to the bizarre demises of thinkers, writers, monarchs, artists, and notable nobodies throughout history with stunning illustrations and witty, macabre captions in The Book of Extraordinary Deaths: True Accounts of Ill-Fated Lives. Beginning in the fifth century B.C.
A welcome dose of dark humor for these dark times, from acclaimed illustrator Cecilia Ruiz
$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including The Book of Extraordinary Deaths. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher.
It's time to get off the beaten path.
Join us for an interactive storytime with authors and illustrators Patricia Keeler and Barbara DiLorenzo!
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Scoop the Ice Cream Truck has seen a lot of summers selling his vanilla ice cream cones across the city. But he’s getting old, and the new trucks are getting fancier. Now they have waffle cones, jumbo sundaes, flash frozen ice cream, twenty-seven flavors and six special toppings. Feeling like he’s fallen behind, Scoop decides that it’s time for a redesign.
Quincy the chameleon just can't seem to blend in. Will he ever find a way to embrace his uniqueness?
Quincy wants to love chameleon school, but he's not very good at blending in. No matter how hard he tries to stop it from happening, all of this thoughts keep popping up on his skin!
NEA fellow and Pushcart Prize-winning writer Sallie Tisdale offers a lyrical, thought-provoking, yet practical perspective on death and dying in her new book, Advice for Future Corspes (And Those Who Love Them). Informed by her many years working as a nurse, with more than a decade in palliative care, Tisdale provides a direct yet compassionate meditation on the inevitable.
A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK CRITICS’ TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR
“In its loving, fierce specificity, this book on how to die is also a blessedly saccharine-free guide for how to live.” —The New York Times
We Are All Future Corpses
Former NEA fellow and Pushcart Prize-winning writer Sallie Tisdale offers a
$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including Advice for Future Corpses. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher.
In a remote village surrounded by forests on the border of Moldova and Ukraine, sisters Liba and Laya have been raised on the honeyed scent of their Mami's babka and the low rumble of their Tati's prayers. But when a troupe of mysterious men arrives, Laya falls under their spell, despite their mother's warning to be wary of strangers. And this is not the only danger lurking in the woods.
Captivating and boldly imaginative, with a tale of sisterhood at its heart, Rena Rossner's debut fantasy invites you to enter a world filled with magic, folklore, and the dangers of the woods.$5.00SKU: renavoucher
$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including The Sisters of the Winter Wood. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher.$27.99ISBN: 9780765378323Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Tor Books - April 10th, 2018
Palace intrigue, dark magic, and terrifying secrets drive the beautifully written standalone novel Fire Dance, set in the world of Last Song Before Night.
Meet the highly unconventional Wentworth family in this charming USA Today bestseller with a Cinderella twist, perfect for fans of Mary Balogh.A Library Journal Best Book of 2018Named to BookPage's Best Books of 2018Named to All About Romance's Best Books of 2018
Join us in our Brooklyn store for the launch of Mia García's new book The Resolutions, featuring Mia in conversation with fellow author Mark Oshiro. When you preorder your copy of The Resolutions from WORD, you’ll receive a signed and personalized copy of the book along with a swag pack from the author, including a signed bookmark, a signed bookplate, four decals, and a tote bag! Click here for more details on how to claim your preorder items. Please note: Giveaway is open in the U.S. and U.S.
A heart-expanding novel about four Latinx teens who make New Year’s resolutions for one another—and the whirlwind of a year that follows. Fans of Erika L. Sánchez and Emery Lord will fall for this story of friendship, identity, and the struggle of finding yourself when all you want is to start over.
$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including The Resolutions. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher.
*31st Annual Lammy Finalist for LGBTQ Children’s/Young Adult category*
*2019 ALA Schneider Family Book Award Teen Winner*
*Buzzfeed's 24 Best YA Books of 2018*
*Vulture's 38 Best LGBTQ YA Novels*
*Book Riot's Best Books 2018*