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    WORD Presents GIRLS RESIST! workshop with Kaelyn Rich

    09/06/2018 - 4:30pm

    ABOUT THE BOOK

    Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution Cover Image
    By Kaelyn Rich, Giulia Sagramola (Illustrator)
    $14.99
    ISBN: 9781683690597
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Quirk Books - August 7th, 2018

    An activism handbook for teen girls ready to fight for change, social justice, and equality.


    WORD Presents the Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip at the Downtown Farmers Market!

    07/12/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

    WORD is excited to join Scholastic on the ultimate reading road trip as they tour the country with our favorite authors, illustrators, and characters!

    This July, Scholastic is partnering with bookstores and libraries in communities nationwide, hosting reading festivals for families with kids ages 0-12. Bring your reader to this fun (and FREE!) family event to meet authors, take photos with beloved costume characters, win prizes, and more.

    WORD Presents Edgar Cantero for THIS BODY'S NOT BIG ENOUGH FOR THE TWO OF US

    07/30/2018 - 7:30pm

    This Body's Not Big Enough for Both of Us Cover Image
    $25.95
    ISBN: 9780385543965
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Doubleday Books - July 31st, 2018

    "Cantero has written the funniest private investigator this side of Peter Sellers. How can you not love the warring siblings, opposites in a single body, as they outwit everyone they meet? You will. You will love them."
    --Josh Malerman


    $5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including THIS BODY IS NOT BIG ENOUGH FOR THE TWO OF US. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD that there is no need to purchase a voucher.


    Happy Birthday Harry! 20th Anniversary Potter Party

    07/31/2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

    Or, as Hagrid might write, Happy Birthdae Harry! 

    The Harry Potter series is *gulp* 20 years old and we're celebrating it and the Boy Who Lived together with a day devoted to Harry Potter fun for young and old.

    Storytime! with Tim Miller for HORSE MEETS DOG

    11/03/2018 - 11:00am

    We're excited to welcome back beloved author-illustator Tim Miller for a storytime reading of Horse Meets Dog, a clever and fast-paced comedy of mistaken species identity.

    About Horse Meets Dog

    Horse Meets Dog Cover Image
    By Elliott Kalan, Tim Miller (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780062791108
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Balzer + Bray - November 6th, 2018

    “A wonderful read! You’ll never look at horses or dogs the same way again!” —Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show

    Horse is just an oversize dog with funny paws…according to Dog. And Dog? Just a tiny baby horse with a weird tail. That’s what Horse thinks, anyway.


    WORD Presents A Very Mad Teaparty!

    07/29/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Join the mad booksellers of WORD for a costumed tea party for young and old! We'll be turning the back of our store into Wonderland and enjoying tea and refreshments as well as a reading of some of the wilder moments from everyone's favorite adventures in wonderland! We'll also have a costume contest where the winner wins a bag of goodies so don't forget to come in your finest mad attire. 

    Hudson County Sierra Club Book Group discusses EXTREME CITIES

    11/29/2018 - 6:30pm

    The Hudson County Sierra Club Book Group reads and discusses literature about environmental justice, conservation policy, climate change, sustainable development, and more.  

    Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change Cover Image
    $29.95
    ISBN: 9781784780364
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Verso - October 17th, 2017

    A cutting exploration of how cities drive climate change while being on the frontlines of the coming climate crisis


    WORD Presents a Special Double Storytime With Barbara DiLorenzo and Patricia Keeler

    07/15/2018 - 3:30pm

    Join us on Sunday, July 15 as we welcome Barbara DiLorenzo and Patricia Keeler for a special double storytime, which will include an animal art contest, a live sketching, and a series of giveaways!  We look forward to seeing you here!

    About Barbara DiLorenzo

    Quincy: The Chameleon Who Couldn’t Blend In Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781499805420
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: little bee books - April 3rd, 2018

    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!


    Scoop the Ice Cream Truck Cover Image
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9781510706316
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Sky Pony Press - April 3rd, 2018

    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.


    WORD Presents Krystal Sital for SECRETS WE KEPT in conversation with Sheila Kohler

    07/12/2018 - 7:30pm

    Join us for the launch of Krystal Sital's family memoir Secrets We Kept in conversation with Sheila Kohler.

    About the Book

    This voucher is good towards entrance to this event in our Jersey City location. The $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including Secrets We Kept! Please note that if a copy of the event book is purchased at the store, there is no need to purchase a voucher as well. 


    Secrets We Kept: Three Women of Trinidad Cover Image
    $25.95
    ISBN: 9780393609264
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 20th, 2018

    There, in a lush landscape of fire-petaled immortelle trees and vast plantations of coffee and cocoa, where the three hills along the southern coast act as guardians against hurricanes, Krystal A. Sital grew up idolizing her grandfather, a wealthy Hindu landowner.


    Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780143129295
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Penguin Books - January 17th, 2017

    ONE OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE'S BEST NEW BOOKS

    "A searing and intimate memoir about love turned deadly." --The BBC

    "An intimate illumination of sisterhood and loss." --People


    WORD Presents Anthony Del Col for SON OF HITLER

    07/10/2018 - 7:30pm

    Son of Hitler Cover Image
    $24.99
    ISBN: 9781534302242
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Image Comics - June 5th, 2018

    What if someone told you your biological father was the most evil man alive?


    $5 admission to see Anthony Del Col at 7:30 p.m. on July 10 at WORD Bookstores in Jersey City. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including SON OF HITLER. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD that there is no need to purchase a voucher. 


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