QuailKids #631 May 16, 2019

It's graduation season! Whether graduating from elementary school, high school, or university, you can celebrate the occasion with an inspiring picture book. Take a look at a few of our favorites below, and visit the store for even more gifts for grads!

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NC Author!
Mason Deaver
Thursday, May 18, 6:00 pm  
Ages 14+
Mason Deaver is a non-binary author and librarian from a small town in North Carolina where the word "y'all" is used in abundance. Come celebrate Mason's new YA book, I Wish You All the Best. At turns heartbreaking and joyous, I Wish You All the Best is both a celebration of life, friendship, and love, and a shining example of hope in the face of adversity.     
Bestselling NC Author!
Amber Smith
Friday, June 21, 7:00 pm  
Ages 14+
For fans of Love, Simon and Eleanor & Park, a romantic and sweet novel about a transgender boy who falls in love for the first time-- and how first love changes us all. Amber Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the young adult novels The Way I Used to Be and The Last to Let Go. 
#1 NYT Bestselling Author!
Sarah Dessen
Wednesday, June 26, 7:00 pm  
Ages 13+
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah Dessen comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn't seen since she was a little girl-- and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. Sarah Dessen is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen novels for teens, which have received numerous awards and rave reviews. 
Receive a reserved seat and signing line ticket for this event with the purchase of The Rest of the Story. You must purchase the book to join the signing line.  
Kids/Teen Events!
Toddler time (ages 0-4) - Mondays 10:30 am
Under the Tree (ages 4+) - Saturdays 10:30 am    
Stories on Sunday (all ages) - Sundays 10:30 am 
May 18, 6:00 pm         Mason Deaver I Wish You All the Best   
June 21, 7:00 pm         Amber Smith Something Like Gravity
June 26, 10:30 am      Sarah Dessen The Rest of the Story *Ticketed Event 
July 20, 7:00 pm          Matt Myers Hum and Swish  
Sept 17, 7:00 pm        Stacy McAnulty The World Ends in April 
Oct 19, 2:00 pm          Cat Warren What the Dog Knows Young Readers Edition  

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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