WORD is thrilled to host a very special storytime featuring three of 2019's Caldecott honorees: Sophie Blackall, winner of the 2019 medal for Hello Lighthouse, and Grace Lin and Oge Mora, authors of the honor-winning A Big Mooncake for Little Star and Thank You, Omu!
ABOUT SOPHIE BLACKALL
Winner of the 2019 Caldecott MedalA beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor!$17.99ISBN: 9780316404488Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018A Caldecott Honor Book!A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace LinPat, pat, pat...Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.$18.99ISBN: 9780316431248Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018
A 2019 Caldecott Honor Book
Winner of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award
In this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street and Extra Yarn, a generous woman is rewarded by her community.
Join us at WORD Brooklyn for an evening with local author Gabe Henry, author of What the Fact?! 365 Strange Days in History. Gabe will give a reading from his book and will be accompanied by illustrator Michael Arthur, who will live-draw the stories as Gabe reads them.
ABOUT GABE HENRY
Truly stranger than fiction, this daily illustrated collection of unusual trivia provides readers fascinating detail on some of the weirdest moments in history. Drawing from a range of subjects including politics, sports, the arts, pop culture, and more, each day of the year explores one What the . .
WORD is beyond thrilled to welcome Australian romance author Sally Thorne to our Greenpoint store for a panel discussion featuring Alexis Daria, Sarah MacLean, and Maya Rodale. Sally, Alexis, Sarah, and Maya will discuss the intergenerational appeal of romance and the agelesless of the genre, and following the discussion will take questions from the audience and sign books.
Readers and critics alike raved over USA Today bestselling author Sally Thorne’s smash hit debut, The Hating Game, which has sold in over 20 countries. Now she’s back with an unforgettable romantic comedy about a woman who finally has a shot at her long time crush—if she dares.
$5 admission to the 4/9 Sally Thorne event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the day of the event.
WORD is thrilled to welcome LaTonya Yvette for a celebration of her new book Woman of Color. LaTonya will be joined in conversation by Glory Edim, author of Well-Read Black Girl. Following their conversation, LaTonya and Glory will take questions from the audience and sign books.
ABOUT THE BOOK
NOMINATED FOR AN NAACP IMAGE AWARD • An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature.
$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store, including Woman of Color. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher.
If you've ever wondered what Edgar Allan Poe was like as a teenager, then Cat Winters is here for you—her new book The Raven's Tale tells the story of an icon before he was an icon. WORD is excited to welcome Cat to our Greenpoint store for a conversation featuring Andrea Janes, founder of Boroughs of the Dead.
ABOUT THE BOOK
WORD is thrilled to host Amos Barshad for the launch of his book No One Man Should Have All That Power: How Rasputins Manipulate the World. Amos will be joined in conversation by David Marchese.
ABOUT THE BOOK
$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store, including No One Man Should Have All That Power. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher.
Join us at WORD Greenpoint for an evening with Carrie Laben, author of the new literary horror novel A Hawk in the Woods. She'll be joined in conversation by Cara Hoffman, author of Running and Be Safe I Love You.
ABOUT CARRIE LABEN
When newscaster Abby Waite is diagnosed with a potentially terminal illness, she decides to do the logical thing... break her twin sister Martha out of prison and hit the road. Their destination is the Waite family cabin in Minnesota where Abby plans a family reunion of sorts.
From the critically acclaimed author of Be Safe I Love You comes a haunting novel of love, friendship, and survival set in the red light district of Athens in the 1980s that New York magazine calls "a gauzy portrait of youthful longing, sticky romance, and regret."
AS OF 12 PM ON 4/2, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Thank you for your interest and we hope to see you at WORD soon!
Join us at WORD Brooklyn for an evening with Criminal Minds actor and director Matthew Gray Gubler to celebrate the release of his new book Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself.
Calling all Marx Brothers and Dalí fans! WORD is excited to welcome Josh Frank to Greenpoint for a discussion of his new book Giraffes on Horseback Salad, a reimagining of the strangest movie never made. Josh will give a talk about the history behind the unlikely friendship between Dalí and the Marx Brothers and his approach to researching this lost film, then take questions from the audience. He will be joined in conversation by Robert S. Bader, a fellow expert on the Marx Brothers.
This lushly illustrated graphic novel re-creates a lost Marx Brothers script written by modern art icon Salvador Dali.
$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store, including Giraffes on Horseback Salad. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher.