Tweens Read - Say Something

What:

Please join us for the Tweens Read panel Say Something - a discussion between K.A. Holt, Tanya Lloyd Kyi, and Janae Marks! Tweens Read alum Jasmine Warga will moderate this panel.

When:

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 10:00am CDT

Where:

This event will be a Zoom webinar, please click here to register.

We work hard to bring events to our community for free, because connecting readers with authors is central to our mission. But these programs are not free for us to put on! If you’re interested in attending this event, we hope you’ll consider purchasing a copy of these authors books from our bookshop -- if you do, we'll include a bookplate signed by the authors for you to place in your book! It's our way of saying "thanks." Your support is critical to keeping us here and offering events like this, and we hope to do that for many years to come!

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About the Panel Authors:

K. A. HOLT is the author of Redwood & PonytailHouse ArrestKnockoutRhyme Schemer and several other books for young people. She lives in Austin, Texas.

TANYA LLOYD KYI has worked as a typesetter, graphic designer and photo editor before pursing writing full-time. She is the author of Mya's Strategy to Save the World, as well as many non-fiction titles, including Shadow Warrior, nominated for the ALA's Amelia Bloomer Project List, and Eyes and Spies: How You're Tracked and Why You Should Know, which won the Montaigne Medal Award. She is also the author of middle-grade and YA novels, including Anywhere but Here, which was praised by Kirkus as having a main character whose "voice is convincingly filled with a combination of angst and nonchalance," and The Prince of Pot, shortlisted for the OLA White Pine Award.
www.tanyalloydkyi.com Twitter @tanyakyi

JANAE MARKS graduated from the New School with an MFA in writing for children. When she isn't writing fiction, she's spending time with her husband and daughter at home in Connecticut. From the Desk of Zoe Washington is her debut novel. Visit Janae online at www.janaemarks.com.

Ordering:

Payment type must be "CreditCard." Priority shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to use our curbside pickup program, we ask that you please collect your book(s) within one month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

International shipping is $35.

Event date: 
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:00am
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Staff Pick Badge
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer: The Kids Under the Stairs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452182513
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - September 22nd, 2020

From the author of Rhyme Schemer, House Arrest, and Knockout!

The Kids Under the Stairs: BenBee and the Teacher Griefer is a funny, clever novel-in-verse series about Ben Bellows—who failed the Language Arts section of the Florida State test—and three classmates who get stuck in a summer school class.


Me and Banksy Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780735266919
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Canada - January 7th, 2020

A Banksy-style protest against cameras in classrooms brings a group of middle-grade students together. For fans of Rebecca Stead, Susin Nielsen and Gordon Korman.


Staff Pick Badge
From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875853
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

An Amazon Best Book of the Month * #1 Kids Indie Next List * A Junior Library Guild Selection * Four Starred Reviews

From debut author Janae Marks comes a captivating story full of heart, as one courageous girl questions assumptions, searches for the truth, and does what she believes is right—even in the face of great opposition. 


Other Words for Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062747808
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 28th, 2019

New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor Book!

A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed.