KIDS & TEENS - MONTHLY READER January 2019  
Monday, January 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
"Listen to the MUSTN'TS, child,
Listen to the DON'TS
Listen to the SHOULDN'TS
The IMPOSSIBLES, the WONT'S
Listen to the NEVER HAVES
Then listen close to me -
Anything can happen, child,
ANYTHING can be."
- Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends

When I read the above quote by Shel Silverstein - knowing that Monday, January 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day - I love that we honor the man who did so many "impossible" things. No matter what hardships you face in 2019 - be it homework, interactions with others, or difficult challenges - remember that with perseverance, hard work and a will to succeed, you can do so much.
 
STORE NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday
January 20, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
Josie's Lost Tooth
with Jennifer Mann and author Toni Yuly

What a super celebration we'll have when Bainbridge Island author Jennifer Mann visits to read her new book, Josie's Lost Tooth, and enjoy hands-on activities! She'll be joined by Bremerton author Toni Yuly and her great preschool books, including Thank You, Bees. Perfect fun for the whole family!

They will be at Eagle Harbor Books on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 3 p.m.
 
Wednesday
January 23, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
In-Store Book Fair
PAWS of Bainbridge and North Kitsap
A special In-Store Book Fair for PAWS of Bainbridge and North Kitsap will take place Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Eagle Harbor Book Company. The store will donate 20% of all sales during those hours to the non-profit animal welfare organization to support their services.

Come and learn about this important Kitsap resource, and support our animal friends while you shop. A table of recommended books about pets will be on display.

Sunday
February 17, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
YA Survival Tour
With Mary Cronk Farrell, Maureen McQuerry, and Stephen Wallenfels


Coming to Eagle Harbor Books on February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm: Three YA authors, five cities, countless fans. Join Mary Cronk Farrell, Maureen McQuerry, and Stephen Wallenfels on their YA Survival Tour featuring an afternoon of stories about resilience, courage, adversity, and triumph. The authors will meet with readers and sign books at the event.
 

Sunday
February 17, 2019
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm 
The Revival of the EHB Teen Advisory Board (TAB)!


Are you interested in joining the Eagle Harbor Book Company's Teen Advisory Board (TAB)?

We are thrilled to give students (aged 13-19) the opportunity to read upcoming YA titles before they are on the shelf and talk to the booksellers at our store about what books YOU like to read. We will meet once a month at Eagle Harbor Books, where TAB members can talk to each other about their latest reads, check out (free!) books, and share reviews.

Sign up in-store today* and attend our re-launch meeting on February 17 at 2:00pm (followed by the YA Survival Tour!)

*TAB participation requires guardian signature approval.
 
WHAT'S NEW IN PICTURE BOOKS?

The creator of the New York Times bestselling The Bear Ate Your Sandwich brings us another sly story of a hungry bear and a smooth-talking narrator. A tough gumshoe of a cat--the name's Muffin--protects his territory: The Little Bear Bakery. But there are no bears here. Not on Muffin's watch...


From the author-illustrator of The Book of Mistakes comes a gorgeous picture book about caring for your own heart and living with kindness and empathy. Some days your heart is a puddle or a fence to keep the world out. But some days it is wide open to the love that surrounds you. With lyrical text and breathtaking art, My Heart empowers all readers to listen to the guide within in this ode to love and self-acceptance.


From the creator of Not Quite Narwhal comes the story of a young robot trying to find the meaning of "love." When a small robot named Z discovers a message in a bottle signed "Love, Beatrice," they decide to find out what "love" means. Unable to get an answer from the other robots, they leave to embark on an adventure that will lead them to Beatrice-and back home again, where love was hiding all along.

WHAT'S NEW FOR MIDDLE READERS?

Rick Riordan Presents Yoon Ha Lee's space opera about thirteen-year-old Min, who comes from a long line of fox spirits. But you'd never know it by looking at her. To keep the family safe, Min's mother insists that none of them use any fox-magic, such as Charm or shape-shifting. They must appear human at all times. Min feels hemmed in by the household rules and resents the endless chores, the cousins who crowd her, and the aunties who judge her. She would like nothing more than to escape Jinju, her neglected, dust-ridden, and impoverished planet...

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Magic and (mis)adventures abound in this hilarious illustrated novel from the New York Times bestselling creator of the Big Nate series... Max wants to be a knight! Too bad that dream is about as likely as finding a friendly dragon. But when Max's uncle Budrick is kidnapped by the cruel King Gastley, Max has to act... and fast! Joined by a band of brave adventurers - the Midknights - Max sets out on a thrilling quest: to save Uncle Budrick and restore the realm of Byjovia to its former high spirits!

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Back at the Winterhouse hotel for another holiday season, Elizabeth and Freddy dig deeper into the mystery surrounding Riley S. Granger, a hotel guest who left behind odd artifacts-one being a magical book that the evil Gracella Winters once attempted to use to gain destructive power over the entire Falls lineage. The two friends follow a trail of clues, inadvertently attracting the attention of a suspicious new hotel guest: Elana Vesper....

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WHAT'S NEW FOR TEENS?

A hilarious contemporary realistic YA debut novel about a rather cynical Black French Canadian teen who moves to Austin, Texas, and experiences the clichés and joys of the American high school experience-including falling in love. Norris Kaplan is clever, cynical, and quite possibly too smart for his own good. A Black French Canadian, he knows from watching American sitcoms that those three things don't bode well when you are moving to Austin, Texas...

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Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery's never been there, but she's heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed. Now Ellery has to move there to live with a grandmother she barely knows. The town is picture-perfect, but it's hiding secrets. And before school even begins for Ellery, someone has declared open season on homecoming, promising to make it as dangerous as it was five years ago. Then, almost as if to prove it, another girl goes missing...


Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the people behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide. In a time of immigration crises, war, and border conflicts, We Are Displaced is an important reminder from one of the world's most prominent young activists that every single one of the 68.5 million currently displaced is a person - often a young person - with hopes and dreams...
 
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BETWEEN THE LINES (REALLY QUICK NEWS STUFF)  
Eagle Harbor Book Co. offers many services geared towards kids and their parents or educators. Below is just a small sample of the extra stuff that you might not have known we did!

Are you interested in joining the Eagle Harbor Book Teen Advisory Board (TAB)? Join us, Sunday, February 17 at 2:00 pm to read YA titles before they are on the shelf and talk to the booksellers at our store about what books YOU like to read. Sign up today to get involved!


Looking for a fun and effective way to earn money for reading materials? Eagle Harbor Book Co. would love to support readers at your school or non-profit organization AND provide you with much-needed dollars through our In-Store Book Fair Program...

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