Uptown Kid Lit

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Word Up is hosting Uptown Kid Lit—a mini-children's book festival—in Inwood Hill Park! Come by for books, author readings and signings, story times, and FREE school supplies! 
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SCHEDULE

::::: STAGE :::::
12:00pm
  //  Raising Readers: Maria Russo in conversation with Francis Mateo
12:40pm  //  Make Me a World: A Talk with Christopher Myers
1:20pm  //  Middle Grade Authors Hilda Eunice Burgos and Emma Otheguy in Conversation
2:00pm  //  Women in Comics Panel
2:40pm  //  Chris Raschka Reads—with Live Musical Accompaniment from Saxophonist Charles Davis!
3:20pm  //  Roller Coaster Grandma: Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Her Children’s Books

::::: UNDER THE SEA TENT :::::
12:00pm  
//  Story Time with Mariel Escalante (El increíble, sorprendente violín que se encogía)
12:45pm  //  Story Time with Elizabeth Balaguer (Mi Carnaval/My Carnival)
1:30pm  //  Mermaids Fast Asleep Story Hour and Puppet Party with Robin Riding
2:30pm  //  Story Time with Julia Mallory (Kareemah and the Black Mermaids)
3:15pm  //  Story Time with Eric Velasquez (Octopus Stew)

::::: TIERRA TENT :::::
12:00pm
// Margarita & Evelyn Suero: Reading & Dominican Doll-Making
1:45pm // Tracey Hecht: Reading with The Nocturnals & Animal Mask-Making
2:30pm // Story Time with Pluma Poética Del Arte's Maricela Martínez (La manzana roja)
3:15pm // Margaret Peot: Inkblot Reading and Bug-Making

::::: PLUS :::::
+ Uptown Stories: A Poetry Experience for All Ages with Jane LeCroy
+ NYC Indigenous Mobile Library and Traveling Urban Cultural Center in NYC
+ Crafts with Esperanza Martell and Margaret Peot
+ Face painting with Nitchen's Vida Landron
+ Resource tables including People's Theatre Project, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & InwoodLiteracy Inc, and PJ Library.

Uptown Kid Lit is made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corp. and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; with support from the Partnerships for Parks Inwood Parks Grant, made possible by Columbia University in the City of New York.

Make sure to pre-register to skip the registration line for free books and school supplies: https://withfriends.co/event/2489382/uptown_kid_lit

 

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Inwood Hill Park (Pat's Lawn)
New York, NY 10034
How to Raise a Reader Cover Image
By Pamela Paul, Maria Russo, Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator), Lisk Feng (Illustrator), Vera Brosgol (Illustrator), Monica Garwood (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523505302
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 3rd, 2019

Firebird Cover Image
By Misty Copeland, Christopher Myers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399166150
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2014

My Pen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781423103714
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2015

Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620143629
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tu Books - October 2nd, 2018

Silver Meadows Summer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524773236
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 30th, 2019

A Ball for Daisy Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375858611
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - May 10th, 2011

Side by Side: A Celebration of Dads Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780714878669
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Published: Phaidon Press - March 11th, 2019

Skin Again Cover Image
By Bell Hooks, Chris Raschka (Illustrator), Chris Raschka (Cover design or artwork by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781484799239
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 6th, 2017

Roller Coaster Grandma!: The Amazing Story of Dr. Ruth Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781681155326
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Published: Apples & Honey Press - February 1st, 2018

Leopold Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781683367093
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Published: Turner - March 14th, 2017

The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Violin - Spanish Edition: (el Increible Sorprendente Violin Que Se Encogia) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781574243437
Availability: Special Order - Please contact us for availability: orders@wordupbooks.com.
Published: Centerstream Publications - February 14th, 2017

Mermaids Fast Asleep Cover Image
By Robin Riding, Zoe Persico (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250076359
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 9th, 2019

Breathe Cover Image
By Julia Mallory, Taqiyya Muhammad (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781644678398
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Published: Julia Mallory - October 1st, 2018

Octopus Stew Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823437542
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Holiday House - September 17th, 2019

The Tasty Treat: The Nocturnals Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781944020293
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Published: Fabled Films Press - October 8th, 2019

Inkblot: Drip, Splat, and Squish Your Way to Creativity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590787205
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - March 1st, 2011