with #1 bestselling author R. J. Palacio
DEC 5 / THU / 5:00 pm
Wonder is a #1 New York Times bestseller.
August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face.
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Legendary folk singer Peter Yarrow, of Peter Paul & Mary, sings Puff the Magic Dragon with children from Maplewood and surrounding communities.
Garrison Keillor brought his folksy charm to [words] to discuss his childhood in Minnesota and his book A Christmas Blizzard. Watch it here!
with author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Gene Sharp
Dr. Sharp joins [words] via video conference to discuss his internationally celebrated work on peaceful transitions to democracy.
SATURDAYS AT 11 AM
“FOR KIDS & THEIR ADULTS”
Exciting stories are read by [words] staff and occasionally local and nationally recognized children’s authors make guest appearances! Check our event calendar for details on upcoming authors.
Please note: children must be accompanied by an adult.