Stories for Free Children: Story Hour with Laurel Snyder!

Event date: 
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Our Stories for Free Children Story Hour is back and we are so honored to have hometown hero and prolific kid and YA author, Laurel Snyder as this month's reader! Laurel will read from her new picture books, Charlie & Mouse and The Forever Garden. Children of all ages are welcome to attend with their parents. Join us the 3rd Saturday of every month as we invite local children's book authors and community members to read their favorite stories for free children. This is a Charis Circle Strong Families Whole Children Program. The suggested donation is $5 but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. 

Event address: 
1189 Euclid Ave. NE
Charis Books and More
Atlanta, GA 30307
Charlie & Mouse Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Emily Hughes (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452131535
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 11th, 2017

Four hilarious stories, two inventive brothers, one irresistible book Join Charlie and Mouse as they talk to lumps, take the neighborhood to a party, sell some rocks, and invent the bedtime banana. With imagination and humor, Laurel Snyder and Emily Hughes paint a lively picture of brotherhood that children will relish in a format perfect for children not quite ready for chapter books.

The Forever Garden Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780553512731
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - May 2nd, 2017

Perfect for fans of the Caldecott Honor Book The Gardener by Sarah Stewart and David Small, here's a heartwarming spring picture book about gardening and friendship.

Orphan Island Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062443410
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Published: Walden Pond Press - May 30th, 2017

"A wondrous book, wise and wild and deeply true." --Kelly Barnhill, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Girl Who Drank the Moon

For readers who loved Sara Pennypacker's Pax and Lois Lowry's The Giver comes a deep, compelling, heartbreaking, and completely one-of-a-kind novel about nine children who live on a mysterious island.

Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452118901
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 18th, 2015

"Spare, poetic words sit as lightly as snowflakes." Wall Street Journal
"An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose name has come to be synonymous with her most famous role." School Library Journal, starred review