Young Adult Events

SCBWI Meeting: PJ Hoover - Putting the Power in PowerPoint

Don't think you're savvy enough? Scared of animation? Sick of using the same old templates? Afraid of boring kids and adults alike? then don't miss out on this presentation by author P.J. hoover. PJ (Tricia) will dispel the burdening and fearful thoughts PowerPoint may conjure. She'll explain how to build a fantastic Powerpoint presentation from the ground up, and how it can be modified and reused in the future.

Varian Johnson and April Lurie dual release party!

Two of Austin’s and YA fiction’s All-Stars will be at our store
today for a dual release party. Varian Johnson for his new book, Saving
Maddie and April Lurie for her The Less Dead. These two brilliant authors
will be interviewing one another with questions the audience provides. This
should be a lively event for everyone in attendance. Join us for the
celebration of the book releases for these two fantastic YA authors. Today
at 2:00PM.

The Less-Dead Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385736756
Availability: It's complicated, and may be unavailable. Place an order and we will contact you with the expected arrival date.
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - January 12th, 2010

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Saving Maddie Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385738040
Availability: It's complicated, and may be unavailable. Place an order and we will contact you with the expected arrival date.
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2010

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)
Email or call for price
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
$5.99
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
Email or call for price
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
Email or call for price
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!

WRISTBANDS FOR THE EVENT WILL BE HANDED OUT BEGINNING AT 9AM

*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 bookkids@bookpeople.com 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)
Email or call for price
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

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