Jersey City

WORD JC Presents: Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam

01/11/2020 - 11:00am

 

Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam encourages the creativity and boundless energy and excitement of child's play as they relate to both gender neutrality and non-conformity while promoting positive LGBTQ role models. Harmonica Sunbeam will read oppression and ism-free books and timeless favorites in addition to leading participants in song between stories. 

Thanks to our friends at Jersey City Pride for bringing Drag Queen Storyhour to downtown Jersey City.

WORD JC presents FRANCES GILBERT for GO, GIRLS, GO!

01/25/2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Bring the kids and join WORD JC for an extra special storytime event with Frances "Cookie" Gilbert celebrating her picture book debut, Go, Girls, Go! 

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Go, Girls, Go! Cover Image
By Frances Gilbert, Allison Black (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534424821
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Beach Lane Books - November 5th, 2019

Come along for a rollicking ride in this picture book celebration of vehicles that puts girls in the driver’s seat!

Girls can race…and girls can fly. Girls can rocket way up high!

Piloting fire trucks, trains, tractors, and more, the girls in this book are on the go!


Storytime at WORD JC with SHAREE MILLER

01/18/2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

 

 

 

 

Start your Saturday with WORD JC AND picture book author SHAREE MILLER! Sharee will read from her two beloved picture books, Princess Hair and Don't Touch My Hair- and you'll even get a chance to do some drawing alongside her!
 

ABOUT THE BOOKS: 

Princess Hair Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316562614
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 31st, 2017

Princesses with curls wear pearls.

Princesses with head wraps take long naps.
And princesses with teeny-weeny Afros wear teeny-weeny bows.


Don't Touch My Hair! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316562584
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

An entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair.


YA Oughta Book Group JC Discusses CHILDREN OF VIRTUE AND VENGEANCE

01/18/2020 - 6:30pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Zélie must save Orïsha from a devastating civil war in the dazzling second installment of the Legacy of Orïsha trilogy by Tomi Adeyemi.

Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha #2) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250170996
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - December 3rd, 2019

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

“Meet Tomi Adeyemi—the new J.K. Rowling. (Yep, she’s that good).” —Entertainment Weekly


SANGHA ON NEWARK AVE Discusses WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE

01/23/2020 - 6:00pm

 

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781439195468
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 8th, 2018

From one of America’s most brilliant writers, a New York Times bestselling journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.

At the heart of Buddhism is a simple claim: The reason we suffer—and the reason we make other people suffer—is that we don’t see the world clearly.


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses PERSEPOLIS 2

01/09/2020 - 7:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780375714665
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Pantheon - August 2nd, 2005

In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day,” Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the continuation of her fascinating story.


WRBG Book Club JC Discusses THE REVISIONERS

01/26/2020 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

In 1924, Josephine is the proud owner of a thriving farm. As a child, she channeled otherworldly power to free herself from slavery. Now her new neighbor, a white woman named Charlotte, seeks her company, and an uneasy friendship grows between them. But Charlotte has also sought solace in the Ku Klux Klan, a relationship that jeopardizes Josephine’s family.

The Revisioners Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781640092587
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 5th, 2019

“Extravagantly beautiful…. Enormously, achingly alive…. A howl of love and rage, playful and funny as well as hard and bitter.” —The New York Times


WORD JC presents Liz Braswell

11/16/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join bestselling author Liz Braswell and WORD JC for a Saturday afternoon STUFFED with fun and crafts! Liz will be talking about her lates middle grade story, signing books and hosting a stuffed animal craft activity! What better way to start your weekend off?

 

About STUFFED: 

Welcome, little one. You have been chosen to join us, in the dark and in the light, in love and in cloth, in safety and in danger. You join us.

Stuffed Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368037013
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 5th, 2019

Welcome, little one. You have been chosen to join us, in the dark and in the light, in love and in cloth, in safety and in danger. You join us.


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