Tag Archives: Author Readings

April Dive | Dare to Enter ‘The Traitors’ Gate’ by Avi

Newbery Award winning author Avi visits Stillwater Public Library for a talk and book-signing on Tuesday, April 7 @ 6:30pm. It’s an incredible chance to meet this champion of middle grades historical fiction! In coordination with his visit, Deep Blue Readers are picking up The Traitors’ Gate (2007) by Avi for our April book selection, with book club meeting Sunday, April 26 @ 1:30pm. John thinks […]

March Dive | ‘Ambassador’ with a visit from author William Alexander

It’s March, which brings Spring Break and days to dive into Ambassador by William Alexander, the next Deep Blue Readers book club selection and Young People’s Literature Finalist in this year’s Minnesota Book Awards. Physics lovers will enjoy this clever series opener—but so will those who enjoy comedy, politics, diplomacy or strange-looking aliens. – Starred Review, Kirkus We are […]

Seriously, guys. How do teachers do this every day?

Originally posted on Kelly Barnhill:
Boots: check. Lasso: check. Yodel: check. Folks, this week, I’m back in the classroom again. Cue music. As many of you know, I am a former full-time teacher (Middle School, natch. And I have the scars to prove it) (I’m just kidding. Middle School kids are puppy dogs with fairy…

January 9 – 18 | Guest authors to conduct free readings at Hamline’s MFAC in Writing for Children and Young Adults

Winter chill in January makes for great book reading time — or time with others who will read great books to you! Hamline’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC) Program welcomes prestigious children’s authors from around the country — including past Deep Blue Readers guest, Anne Ursu, author of The Real Boy and Breadcrumbs — for free, public […]

February Dive | ‘The Real Boy’ and Author Visit with Anne Ursu

If you’re like us, you’re counting down the days until Anne Ursu visits Deep Blue Readers at Valley Bookseller on February 23 to talk about Oscar, Callie, and the magic that’s creating problems for the people of Aletheia. We’re so excited to have another Minnesota author suit up and dive into their book with us! […]