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John Bemelmans Marciano signs MADELINE AT THE WHITE HOUSE at Square Books, Jr.

The time for this event is 11 a.m. 

Readers will see Washington, D.C., as never before, when Madeline takes a midnight sightseeing tour on a magic carpet of cherry blossoms. Invited to the White House by Candle, the presidentÕs lonely only daughter, for the annual Easter Egg hunt and roll, Madeline and the other little girls have a rollicking good time, and introduce Candle to the joys of occasionally breaking the rules. With a bouncy read-aloud text and gorgeous watercolor pictures, Madeline at the White House is in the best tradition of the beloved Madeline books.

Please note that John will not be signing any of his grandfather's books. 

Event date: 
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 11:00am
Event address: 
160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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ISBN: 9780670012282
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 25th, 2011

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Lauren Kate signs TORMENT

The time for this event is TBA.

Torment is the second novel in the addictive FALLEN series . . . where love never dies.

Lauren Kate grew up in Dallas, went to school in Atlanta, and started writing in New York. She is the author of The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove and now lives in Los Angeles.

Event date: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 - 5:03pm
Event address: 
160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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ISBN: 9780385739146
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Delacorte Press - September 28th, 2010

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Laurel Snyder signs PENNY DREADFUL

Join us at Square Books, Jr. as we welcome Laurel Snyder to sign Penny Dreadful.

The perfect book for girls and boys who look to find adventure and magic in surprising places!

What if you were really bored with your life? What would you wish for?

Penelope Grey wishes for something—anything!—interesting to happen, and here’s what she gets:

  • Her father quits his job.
  • Her family runs out of money.
  • Her home becomes a pit of despair.

So Penelope makes another wish, and this time the Greys inherit a ramshackle old house in the middle of nowhere. Off they go, leaving the city and their problems behind them. Their new home is full of artists, tiny lions, unusual feasts, and true friends. Almost immediately, their lives are transformed. Penelope’s mother finds an unexpected job, her father discovers a hidden talent, and Penelope changes her name!

Event date: 
Friday, October 22, 2010 - 5:00pm
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By Laurel Snyder, Abigail Halpin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780375861994
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2010

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Jewell Parker Rhodes signs NINTH WARD

Jewell Parker Rhodes signs Ninth Ward.

Twelve-year-old Lanesha lives in a tight-knit community in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward. She doesn’t have a fancy house like her uptown family or lots of friends like the other kids on her street. But what she does have is Mama Ya-Ya, her fiercely loving caretaker, wise in the ways of the world and able to predict the future. So when Mama Ya-Ya’s visions show a powerful hurricane—Katrina—fast approaching, it’s up to Lanesha to call upon the hope and strength Mama Ya-Ya has given her to help them both survive the storm.

Event date: 
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 4:00pm
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ISBN: 9780316043076
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 16th, 2010

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Melissa Francis signs LOVE SUCKS

Melissa Francis will be at Square Books, Jr. on Tuesday, September 14 to sign copies of Love Sucks at 5 p.m.

AJ Ashe may have gotten rid of her vampire stalker and her evil ex-teacher, but things are hardly back to normal. For one thing, she still has to maintain a strict look-but-don't-touch policy with Ryan, her hot ex-boyfriend-turned-stepbrother. For another, she has to learn to control her vampire superpowers-which means more than a few dates with Lex, mind-reading professional vampire trainer and too-sexy-for-his-own-good bad boy. And as if that's not enough, she happens to be the key to her father's plans to take over the world . . . and he'll stop at nothing to get what he wants. All this and she's still got to plan the prom. Being a teenager is tough, but being a teenage vampire just flat out sucks!

Event date: 
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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ISBN: 9780061430992
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Teen - July 27th, 2010

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