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Scholastic Summer Read-A-Palooza @ WORD JC

07/20/2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

 

 

SCHEDULING & EVENT INFORMATION

$15.00
SKU: booksellerpjc

This voucher will cover a staff pick to be donated to our Read-A-Palooza book drive! 


Future Astronaut (Future Baby) Cover Image
By Lori Alexander, Allison Black (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338312225
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Cartwheel Books - June 25th, 2019

Discover all the out-of-this-world ways babies of today can become astronauts of the future!

Ground Control to Major Baby: Could you be an astronaut?


Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338353846
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - April 30th, 2019

Get ready to journal and learn to tell your own story with Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts!

Calling all fans of Raina Telgemeier!


Glitch Cover Image
By Sarah Graley, Sarah Graley (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338174519
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - May 14th, 2019

From comics rising star Sarah Graley, a fresh and funny middle-grade graphic novel featuring a girl who must save a virtual world... and her own!


Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #6): A Graphix Book: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #6) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338067613
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - August 28th, 2018

A brand-new full-color graphic novel adapted by USA Today bestselling author Gale Galligan!


The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) Cover Image
By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545912402
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!

"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man

This New York Times bestselling illustrated series is perfect for fans of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.


Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye (Geronimo Stilton #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439559638
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 1st, 2004

Re-enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love

Who Is Geronimo Stilton?


The Hawaiian Heist (Geronimo Stilton #72) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338306231
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - April 30th, 2019

When you're with Geronimo Stilton, it's always a fabumouse adventure!

The most famouse goldsmith in Hawaii created a necklace for a famous actress, but someone wants to steal it! Can Geronimo figure out who the thief is before they run away with the jewels?


Clifford the Big Red Dog Cover Image
By Norman Bridwell, Norman Bridwell (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338304732
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 26th, 2018

Clifford the Big Red Dog is back in this classic jacketed hardcover!

"I'm Emily Elizabeth,
and I have a dog.
My dog is a big red dog."


Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545581608
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - August 30th, 2016

From worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey comes Dog Man, the canine cop who's part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!


Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338236576
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - December 24th, 2018

The heroic hound is send to jail in the sixth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey.


I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived #1) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545206945
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 1st, 2010

The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this New York Times-bestselling series!


The Apprentice Witch Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338118582
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chicken House - July 25th, 2017

A special middle grade debut of magic and courage in a world of witches, written with the charm and enchantment of Circus Mirandus and The Apothecary.



Arianwyn has flunked her witch's assessment: She's doomed. Declared an apprentice and sent to the town of Lull in disgrace, she may never become a real witch-- much to the glee of her arch-rival, Gimma.


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover Image
By J.K. Rowling, Brian Selznick (Illustrator), Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338299144
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 26th, 2018

A special new edition in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, with a stunning new cover illustration by Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick.

Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground.


Wings of Fire Book One: The Dragonet Prophecy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545349239
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Scholastic Press - April 30th, 2013

The beginning of a thrilling new dragon saga-- now in paperback!

Clay and his friends have grown up under a mountain, secretly raised by the Talons of Peace to fulfill a mysterious prophecy. The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia -- but how they'll do this, none of them knows.

But not every dragonet wants a destiny.


The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Book One) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780439023528
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - July 1st, 2010

The first novel in the worldwide bestselling series by Suzanne Collins!

Winning means fame and fortune. Losing means certain death. The Hunger Games have begun. . . .


WRBG Book Club JC Discusses PATSY

07/28/2019 - 3:00pm

 

Patsy: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631495632
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Liveright - June 4th, 2019

“A novel that splits at the seams with yearning, elegantly written and deeply felt. Dennis-Benn leads the reader through Patsy's life with empathy and grace.” - Esme Weijun Wang, author of The Collected Schizophrenias


WORD JC Presents: Ed Morales for FANTASY ISLAND: COLONIALISM, EXPLOITATION, AND THE BETRAYAL OF PUERTO RICO

09/18/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for a discussion with Ed Morales, author of the new book Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation, and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico

Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation, and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781568588995
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Bold Type Books - September 10th, 2019

A crucial, clear-eyed accounting of Puerto Rico's 122 years as a colony of the US.


$5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.
 


WORD JC Presents: Drag Queen Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam

08/17/2019 - 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: William McKeever for EMPERORS OF THE DEEP

07/29/2019 - 7:00pm

 

WORD is thrilled to welcome author and filmmaker William McKeever to Jersey City for a celebration of sharks—the ocean's most misunderstood creatures. William will be screening a 20-minute preview of the movie Man Bites Shark and discussing Emperors of the Deep, his new book that attempts to dispel many popular myths about sharks. 

Emperors of the Deep: Sharks--The Ocean's Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062880321
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperOne - June 25th, 2019

Emperors of the Deep is a must-read for anyone in love with our oceans and concerned with averting the looming ecological destruction of our planet. McKeever brings to light the importance of sharks and their role as ancient guardians of the seas.”—John Hocevar, Oceans Campaign Director, Greenpeace USA


$5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.
 


WORD JC Presents: Timothy Zahn for STAR WARS: THRAWN: TREASON

07/25/2019 - 7:30pm

 

WORD is thrilled to welcome Timothy Zahn to Jersey City to celebrate the release of Thrawn: Treason, his latest Star Wars novel. Timothy will sign books following the event. 

Thrawn: Treason (Star Wars) (Star Wars: Thrawn #3) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781984820983
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Del Rey - July 23rd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Grand Admiral Thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the Empire in this epic Star Wars novel from bestselling author Timothy Zahn.

“If I were to serve the Empire, you would command my allegiance.”


$5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.


Storytime at WORD JC with Jordan Chouteau

07/13/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for a special storytime with Jordan Chouteau, author of the new book No More Monsters Under Your Bed

ABOUT THE BOOK

No More Monsters Under Your Bed! Cover Image
By Jordan Chouteau, Anat Even Or (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316453882
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: jimmy patterson - July 9th, 2019

Are your kids too afraid of monsters to fall asleep at night? This whimsical book and its magical no-more-monsters patch could solve ALL of their problems!


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
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Holiday House - July 9th, 2019

"Let's scare bear!" says the tiny mouse. But the pint-size bully's plan backfires in this riff on a Japanese folktale.

An ALA Notable Children's Book


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

For more information on this group, click here.

Don't Be a Jerk: And Other Practical Advice from Dogen, Japan's Greatest Zen Master Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781608683888
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
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
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Bantam - March 1st, 1992

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


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