Children's Event

Children's Writing Contest Celebration, Grades 5-8

Congratulations Writers!
Party honoring all participants in grades 5-8

Share your stories by reading aloud.
Refreshments will be served.

Due to the large number of entrants, it was necessary
to divide the Writer's Celebration into two parts.

We hope that you can celebrate with us by attending the reception and reading your story.
If you cannot attend, please stop by the store after April 28, to pick up your prize.

Event date: 

Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 10:30am

Event address: 

128 Jay St
12305 Schenectady
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Children's Writing Contest Celebration, Grades 1-4

Congratulations Writers!
Party honoring all participants in grades 1-4

Share your stories by reading aloud.
Refreshments will be served.

Due to the large number of entrants, it was necessary
to divide the Writer's Celebration into two parts.

We hope that you can celebrate with us by attending the reception and reading your story.
If you cannot attend, please stop by the store after April 21, to pick up your prize.

Event date: 

Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 10:30am

Event address: 

128 Jay St
12305 Schenectady
us

Rose Lewis Signing Sweet Dreams

Rose Lewis, best selling author of I Love You Like Crazy Cakes, will sign her new picture book for children, Sweet Dreams. The soothing language and illustrations with comforting colors make this a joy to share or the perfect bedtime story.

 

Sweet Dreams Cover Image
By Rose Lewis, Jen Corace (Illustrator)
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781419701894
Availability: Not Available
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 1st, 2012

Event date: 

Friday, March 23, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
12305 Schenectady
us

Erica Pelton Villnave Signing Sophie's Lovely Locks

Erica Pelton Villnave will be signing her new picture book Sophie's Lovely Locks.

Young Sophie loves her long hair until it becomes a tangled mess. She decides to get a haircut and finds the perfect answer to "what to do with all that hair".

 

Sophie's Lovely Locks Cover Image
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780761458203
Availability: Not Available
Published: Two Lions - March 1st, 2011

Event date: 

Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
12305 Schenectady
us

Liz Zunon Signing The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

Liz Zunon will be signing The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind, which she has illustrated.

Zunon's creative and colorful illustrations bring to life the story of William Kamkwamba, who created a windmill to being electricity and water to his village in Malawi.

 

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Picture Book Edition Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803735118
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Business Days
Published: Dial Books - January 19th, 2012

Event date: 

Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
12305 Schenectady
us

Kids Writing Contest 2012 Entry Due Date

“In the Night Bookstore:” What might happen if you were locked in the Open Door Bookstore overnight?!

The 2012 Writing Contest is to write an adventure story, a mystery, a fantasy — and your tale can be serious or humorous about spending the night after being locked in the Open Door Bookstore overnight.

Entries are due in the store before March 1.

Winners in each grade level (one through eight) will receive gift certificates from The Open Door and will be honored at a special celebration party in April.

The entry form can be downloaded via the following link entry form

 

 

Event date: 

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 5:00pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
12305 Schenectady
us

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