Jersey City

Storytime at WORD JC with Yuko Katakawa

07/27/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for storytime with author and illustrator Yuko Katakawa. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Let's Scare Bear Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823439539
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Published: Holiday House - July 9th, 2019

"Let's scare bear!" says the tiny mouse. But the pint-size bully's plan backfires in this takeoff of a Japanese tale.

Mouse, Fox, Spider, and Snake all want to scare Bear. But Bear is the bravest animal in the forest--nothing scares Bear.

Except, maybe, one thing.


Sangha on Newark Ave Book Group JC Discusses DON'T BE A JERK

09/26/2019 - 6:00pm

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Don't Be a Jerk: And Other Practical Advice from Dogen, Japan's Greatest Zen Master Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781608683888
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Published: New World Library - March 15th, 2016

A Radical but Reverent Paraphrasing of Dogen's Treasury of the True Dharma Eye

"Even if the whole universe is nothing but a bunch of jerks doing all kinds of jerk-type things, there is still liberation in simply not being a jerk." -- Eihei Dogen (1200-1253 CE)


Sangha on Newark Ave Book Group JC Discusses PEACE IS EVERY STEP

08/22/2019 - 6:00pm

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Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780553351392
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Published: Bantam - March 1992

In the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peace that is available in each moment.


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses PERSEPOLIS

10/10/2019 - 7:00pm

 

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780375714573
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Published: Pantheon - June 2004

A New York Times Notable Book
A Time Magazine “Best Comix of the Year”
A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-seller

Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s graphic memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses CONVENIENCE STORE WOMAN

09/12/2019 - 7:00pm

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Convenience Store Woman Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802128256
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Published: Grove Press - June 12th, 2018

The English-language debut of one of Japan's most talented contemporary writers, selling over 650,000 copies there, Convenience Store Woman is the heartwarming and surprising story of thirty-six-year-old Tokyo resident Keiko Furukura.


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses EROTIC STORIES FOR PUNJABI WIDOWS

08/08/2019 - 7:00pm

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Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062645111
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 6th, 2018

Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Pick

A lively, sexy, and thought-provoking East-meets-West story about community, friendship, and women’s lives at all ages—a spicy and alluring mix of Together Tea and Calendar Girls.

Every woman has a secret life . . .


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses HOW THE GARCIA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS

07/11/2019 - 6:00pm

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781565129757
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2010

SANDANGAW Storytime at WORD JC

06/22/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join Sari-Sari Storybooks, the Filipino School of New York-New Jersey, and WORD in celebrating the launch of the newest Sari-Sari Storybook, Sandangaw: A Waray Tale. This is the first East Coast launch celebrating this charming story of tenacious little Sandangaw and his quest to grow.

We'll hear a reading of the story and play a short video from the author, Voltaire Q. Oyzon. There will be crafts for the kids and Filipino sweets will be served. 

Mystery Book Group JC Discusses WHO IS VERA KELLY?

07/02/2019 - 6:00pm

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Who Is Vera Kelly? Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793019
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Published: Tin House Books - June 12th, 2018

An NPR Best Book of the Year

"Gripping, subtle, magnificently written." --The New York Times Book Review

"A delectable page-turner . . . Vera Kelly introduces a fascinating new spy to literature's mystery canon--one we hope sticks around long beyond this snappy, intimate debut." --Entertainment Weekly


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