Young Adult Events

Junie B. Jones Bus Tour!

Attention all Junie B. Jones fans: the JUNIE B. JONES BUS TOUR is coming to BookPeople! Come meet Junie and the whole 2nd grade gang LIVE at BookPeople! They’ll be performing a little skit and answering all of your questions and taking pictures with all of you! We’ll have lemonade and cookies too! Don’t miss this lovely summer afternoon event before you go to the pool! Today at noon.

Junie B. Jones #1: Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus Cover Image
By Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780679826422
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 1992

Louis Sachar – The Card Turner

Alton Richards is starting the summer after his junior year of high school off with being dumped and having no money and no job. His parents insist that he drive his great-uncle Lester to his bridge club four times a week and be his cardturner. Alton soon finds himself intrigued by his uncle, by the game of bridge, and especially by the pretty and shy Toni Castaneda. As the summer goes on, he struggles to figure out what it all means, and ultimately to figure out the meaning of his own life. Come meet New York Times best-selling & Newbery Award winning author Louis Sachar and get a copy of this new book signed for your home library today at 2:00PM.

The Cardturner: A Novel about Imperfect Partners and Infinite Possibilities Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385736626
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2010

Michael Grant - Lies: A Gone Novel

Michael Grant is the author of the Gone series, a collection of novels about what happens after all the adults mysteriously disappear.

He will be here at 4PM on Tuesday, May 18th for a signing only. 

Lies (Gone #3) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061449093
Availability: It's complicated, and may be unavailable. Place an order and we will contact you with the expected arrival date.
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 4th, 2010

Jennifer Holm – Turtle in Paradise

Jennifer Holm, author of the Babymouse series and the Newbery
Honor-Awarded Penny From Heaven, joins us tonight for an event celebrating her new book Turtle in Paradise. In this book, she beautifully blends family lore with America's past in this charming gem of a novel, rich in historical detail, humor, and the unique flavors of 1930s Key West. Come
and meet Jennifer and get your books signed!

Turtle in Paradise Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375836886
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2010

Cory Doctorow – For the Win

Cory Doctorow (revered YA science fiction writer & co-editor of popular blog boingboing.net) will be here tonight with his new work of teen fiction, For The Win. A story all about virtual battles and evading Big Brother, this book is imbued with the same lively, subversive spirit and thrilling plot that made his other book, NYTimes bestselling Little Brother,
an international sensation. Meet Cory and leave with a signed copy of his new book. Tonight at 7:00PM.

For the Win: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765322166
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Tor Teen - May 11th, 2010

Don M. Winn – The Tortoise and the Hairpiece

A young but confused tortoise named Jake is self-conscious about not having hair like the other animals. When a well-meaning buzzard suggests that he wears a hairpiece so he will fit in, his plan somewhat backfires. Luckily a wise owl intervenes and helps Jake to understand the importance of
being ourselves for who we are, free of makeovers or accessories. A sweet story by a great author—join us for an event to welcome author Don Winn & get a copy of this wonderful book signed today! At 1:00PM.

The Tortoise and the Hairpiece: A kids book about how to make a friend and build self esteem and confidence Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780881444520
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Cardboard Box Adventures - September 10th, 2009

Phil Bildner - Sluggers: Home of the Brave

The Sluggers series tells the story of the fiesty and courageous Payne children and their magical baseball, which has led them down many an adventurous road. Home of the Brave is the final inning in the Sluggers series -- will this mystery be solved? Join us today for an event with author Phil Bildner. We'll talk baseball -- a perfect event for a spring afternoon.

Home of the Brave (Sluggers #6) Cover Image
By Loren Long, Phil Bildner, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781416918684
Availability: It's complicated, and may be unavailable. Place an order and we will contact you with the expected arrival date.
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 4th, 2010

Janice Shefelman - Release Party for Anna Maria's Gift

Join us for the launch party of Austinite Janice Shefelman's new book, Anna Maria's Gift. In addition to the reading, there will be a violin performance inspired by the story. Refreshments include Italian creme cake and sweet drinks for all in attendance.

Anna Maria's Gift Cover Image
By Janice Shefelman, Robert Papp (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780375858819
Availability: It's complicated, and may be unavailable. Place an order and we will contact you with the expected arrival date.
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 27th, 2010

DJ MacHale - Morpheus Road: The Light

16-year-old Marsh Seaver is terrorized by forces he doesn't understand. Spooky and frought with peril, this ghost story evokes campfire horrors and classic slasher with a relentless onslaught of macabre imagery and mortal danger (good for ages 10 and up). MacHale is the author of the very popular Pendragon series. 

http://djmachalebooks.com/

The Light Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781416965169
Availability: It's complicated, and may be unavailable. Place an order and we will contact you with the expected arrival date.
Published: Aladdin - April 20th, 2010

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