Young Adult Events

Trevor Romain - The Art of Caring

Trevor Romain is an award-winning illustrator and writer, and a
BookKid’s favorite. In his new book for adults, you’ll find heart-warming
stories that illustrate hope, comfort, and compassion. The Art of Caring is
a composition of extraordinary events and remarkable encounters taken
directly from Trevor Romain’s personal journal. Tonight at 7PM.

Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain (Laugh & Learn®) Cover Image
By Trevor Romain, Trevor Romain (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781575420233
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Free Spirit Publishing - August 15th, 1997

Jo Whittemore - Front Page Face-off

What's black and white and red all over? Come find out Sunday,
March 14th at 1:00PM as author Jo Whittemore celebrates the release of her
new 'tween novel Front Page Face-Off. There'll be food, drinks, giveaways
and prizes. Wear your most creative newspaper hat and enter the Front Page
Fashion contest for a $25 gift card to BookPeople!

Front Page Face-Off Cover Image
ISBN: 9781416991694
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Aladdin - March 9th, 2010

Gary Paulsen - Woods Runner and Lawn Boy 2

Gary Paulsen, the multiple Newbery
Award-winning author and children’s literature legend, will be at
our store tonight for two of his new books, Woods Runner and
Lawn Boy 2.

Event guidelines:

  • He’ll personalize an unlimited
    number of Woods Runner and Lawn Boy 2 purchased at
    BookPeople for the event.

  • He will sign (not personalize) 3
    of his other titles, one of which can be from home. The others
    would need to be purchased at BookPeople for the event.

  • Photos are OK!

Wristbands for the event will be handed
out starting at 9:00AM the morning of the event.

Woods Runner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385738842
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Wendy Lamb Books - January 12th, 2010

Claudia Gray - Hourglass

After escaping from Evernight Academy, the vampire boarding school
where they met, Bianca and Lucas seek refuge with Black Cross, an elite
group of vampire hunters. Bianca must hide her supernatural heritage or risk
certain death at their hands. But when Black Cross captures her friend--the
vampire Balthazar--all her secrets threaten to come out. Soon, Bianca and
Lucas have orchestrated Balthazar's escape and are on the run, pursued not
only by Black Cross, but also by the powerful leaders of Evernight. Yet no
matter how far they run, Bianca can't escape her destiny. Join us this
evening for a thrilling and fantastical event with YA author Claudia Gray
and her highly anticipated third installment in the Evernight series,
Hourglass. This evening starting at 6:00PM.


Hourglass (Evernight #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061284410
Availability: Out of Print
Published: HarperTeen - March 9th, 2010

Mary Pope Osborne -- Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter

This evening, Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
(sisters/writer and illustrator, respectively) will here to celebrate
the release of the newest book in the ever popular Magic Tree House series, number #43:  Leprechaun in Late Winter.

Attention all Jack & Annie fans—authors of the sensationally popular
Magic Tree House series will be here this evening for a wonderfully green
celebration of the release of their newest book in the MTH series,
Leprechaun in Late Winter. Come to the event dressed in your finest
green-colored apparel and enjoy a great event with two of the most beloved
children’s book authors of our time!


*Event Guidelines: 1. You may bring up to 2 paperback books in the
MTH from home to have signed. There is no limit on the number of hardback
versions of books in the MTH series that you would like to have signed. 2.
You must buy a copy of MTH #43 from BookPeople in order to have any books of
your books signed.

If you'd like to pre-order a MTH book, an order form is attached at the bottom of the page. Please email if you have any questions pertaining to an order. 

Leprechaun in Late Winter (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission #43) Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375856501
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 12th, 2010

Jim Gownley - Amelia Rules! The Tweenage Guide to Not Being Unpopular

Mo Willems - Cat the Cat, Who Is That?

BookPeople is happy to welcome back one of our favorite picture book
authors for our Event of the Month, the incorrigible Mo Willems! He’ll be
here for his new books Cat the Cat, Who is That? and Let’s Say Hi to Friends
Who Fly! We’ll start the event off whit a puppet show, and then Mo will
read his new books, drawing some pictures for the crowd. A portion of the
sales from any of Mo’s books tonight will be going to Caritas of Austin, a
local non-profit that supports those experiencing poverty. BookPeople
insists that you buy either of the new Cat books in order to have anything
signed. He will sign an unlimited number of books purchased at the event,
and ONE book brought from home. Come dressed in your PJs and enjoy a silly
evening with one of the funniest dudes ever to write about pigeons and naked
mole rats. Starting this evening at 6PM.

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781423114376
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - January 6th, 2009

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780786818709
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - September 2004