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Jeff Seymour - Nadya Skylung and the Cloudship Rescue

A Middle Grade Fantasy Book Talk & Signing

Debut author Jeff Seymour will discuss and sign Nadya Skylung and the Cloudship Rescue ($16.99 Putnam's Books for Young Readers), a breathtaking fantasy adventure, starring an extraordinary new heroine and set in an unforgettable world where ships can fly.


Nadya Skylung and the Cloudship Rescue Cover Image
By Jeff Seymour, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781524738655
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

Jeffery B. Miller - WWI Crusaders

A History Book Talk & Signing

Magazine editor and author Jeffery B. Miller will discuss and sign WWI Crusaders ($24.95 Milbrown Press. This is the first book for general readers that tells in one volume the interlacing stories of German brutality, Belgian resistance, and the young Americans who went into German-occupied Belgium. 


Wwi Crusaders: A Band of Yanks in German-Occupied Belgium Help Save Millions from Starvation as Civilians Resist the Harsh German Rul Cover Image
ISBN: 9780990689386
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milbrown Press - October 22nd, 2018

Poetry Readings with Leslie Ullman, Joan Roberta Ryan, & Jane Lin

An Evening of Poetry Readings & Signings

Poet Leslie Ullman will read from and sign Library of Small Happiness ($25.00 3: A Taos Press), which offers a glorious hybrid collection of essays, poems, and writing exercises. This book focuses on aspects of craft while embracing a holistic approach that makes accessible the unique intelligence of poetry. 

Active Minds Lecture: Tobacco

The global tobacco market exceeds half a trillion dollars annually. If tobacco were a country, it would be roughly the 20th largest economy in the world. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of tobacco, from its roots to its leaves. We will cover the origins of tobacco, the role it has played in history as a plantation crop, and the rise and fall of tobacco in the U.S.