QuailKids  #622 February 14, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day!  Share the love with an adorable book-- read about a lovelorn ox with a talent for writing letters, or a robot discovering what love is. Sharing a story is the ultimate way to show you care!  
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Printz Award-Winning Author!   
Nina LaCour
Friday, March 1, 7:00 pm
Ages 14+
Meet the author of We Are Okay, winner of the 2018 Michael L. Printz Award--an achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship. Her stunning debut Hold Still is being reissued at this time.  
"As beautiful as the best memories, as sad as the best songs, as hopeful as your best dreams."-Siobhan Vivian
Nyxia Triad Finale!
Scott Reintgen
Monday, April 20, 7:00 pm  
Ages 12+

Meet beloved fantasy author Scott Reintgen and In the highly anticipated Nyxia Triad finale, Emmett and the Genesis team must join forces with a surprising set of allies if they're ever to make it home alive.

YA Fantasy Author Panel!  
Leigh Statham, Nicole Conway, and Jodie Lynn Zdrok 
Imani Unraveled, Dragonrider series, and
Friday, February 15, 7:00 pm
Ages 12+ 
Join us for a panel with three popular YA fantasy authors! We will celebrate their new books and offer the chance for readers to learn about how they imagine the fantastical worlds in their books!  
Special Storytime with Author-Illustrator!
Jonathan Voss
Saturday, February 23, 10:30 am  
Ages 4+

Join author-illustrator Jonathan Voss for a very special storytime. Meet Olive, and her best friend, Hoot, in this fun and adventurous picture book!
Mythology + Hilarity = Thundercluck!  
Paul Tillery IV 
Saturday, February 23, 2:00 pm
Ages 8+
The first book in a hilarious new series stuffed with Norse mythology, black-and-white illustrations by the dozen, and a superhero chicken ready to ruffle some feathers. Thundercluck! Half mortal. Half god. All-natural chicken.
Music Together!
Saturday, February 23, 4:30 pm  
Ages 6 months +

Songs and books! A perfect combination for a fun afternoon of music and singing.

Ask an Author!  
Brenda Rufener, Kati Gardener, and Kwame Mbalia 
Saturday, February 23, 6:00 pm
Ages 8+
Join a Q&A session with three successful North Carolina YA and Middle Grade authors. Come get all your writing questions answered! 
Brenda is the author of Where I Live. If Linden Rose can follow the rules, no one will ever discover that she is the "homeless girl hiding in front of them."
Kati is the author of Brave Enough. Spoiler alert: No one with cancer dies in this story. They do play Uno, shave their head, get stabbed, make new friends, enjoy glitter, attend camp, get kissed (!), and above all else, discover they are brave enough to continue living life.
Kwame is the author of the upcoming middle grade fantasy Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky. A seventh-grade boy accidentally creates a hole into the Midpass, a world where ancient African gods clash with gods of African-American legend. He must race to repair the rip before the monsters wreaking havoc in the Midpass consume the world. 
Kids/Teen Events!
Toddler time (ages 0-4) - Mondays 10:30 am
Under the Tree (ages 4+) - Saturdays 10:30am   
Feb 15, 7:00pm          YA Fantasy Author Panel  
Feb 23, All Day           NC Book Festival
                10:30 am       Special Storytime with Jonathan Voss 
                2:00 pm         Stories and Drawings with Paul Tillery IV 
                4:30 pm         Music Together with Jean Marie Whaley
                6:00 pm         Q&A Session with NC Middle Grade and YA Authors 
Mar 1, 7:00 pm           Nina LaCour We Are Okay 
Mar 8,   7:00 pm         Nick Bruel Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble  
Mar 15, 7:00 pm         James Riley The Revenge of Magic 
  Mar 16, 10:30 am       Special Storytime with Camille Andros 
Mar 20, 6:30 pm         Tom Angleberger Didi Dodo, Future Spy        
Mar 30, 2:00 pm         Gillian McDunn Caterpillar Summer    
April 22, 7:00 pm        Scott Reintgen Nyxia Uprising 

Can't attend an event? For most events, you can still reserve a signed copy of the author's book. Call us 919-828-1588 , stop by, or order online . (Autographed books make great gifts!)

Check out this sampling of new and notable books!
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Board Books and Picture Books

Chapter Books and Middle Grade
Teen Reads

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