Hello Winnipeg teen book fans! Come join us for our next Be First Reading Club selection.
On Thursday, May 2 at 7:00 PM we will be discussing The Lake and the Library by , who will also be in attendance! This is the Canadian-born author's first book.
16-year-old Ash is counting down the days until she and her mother move away from their prairie hometown of Treade. After finding her way into the mysterious, condemned building on the outskirts of town - one that has haunted her entire childhood - Ash must choose between the road ahead or the dream she's living before it's too late.
Our Be First Reading Club for teens is a book club with a difference. Receive a preview copy of our selected title and read the book before it even hits the shelves. The registration fee is $5.00. Copies are limited, so sign up ASAP! For more information, check out the info page here, or contact the Kids service desk.Categories: Book Clubs, Winnipeg, Ongoing Kids Events in Winnipeg
McNally Robinson Booksellers and Scholastic Canada invites grade 5 and 6 students from Manitoba and Saskatchewan to enter our "Laugh Out Loud" writing contests!
This year we are very excited to announce that celebrated author Gordon Korman will be one of our judges! He has written more than 75 books, including the chuckle-filled MacDonald Hall Series and his current hilarious series, Swindle. The fifth book in the Swindle series, Hideout has just been released.
Now it's your turn to make us laugh out loud! Submit an essay or story of 500 to 800 hilarious words to enter these exciting contests. Entries from Manitoba students will be accepted at our Winnipeg location and entries from Saskatchewan students will be accepted at our Saskatoon location.
The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 22 at store close. Winners will be announced on Friday, April 19 and celebrate their chuckle skills at an awards evening on Tuesday, April 30, where the winning entries will be presented.
For more details, check at our Kids service desk, or click here for more information.
Good luck to all!Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Contests and Giveaways, Ongoing Kids Events in Saskatoon, Ongoing Kids Events in Winnipeg
Dress your best. Bring your mom or bring your grandma, or both, to Prairie Ink for our annual Mother & Child Storytime Tea Party.
There will be music, stories, crafts and tiers of teatime treats. Children, you are invited to write a poem for your mom to be read aloud if you are so inspired.
Tea will take place on Sunday, May 5 at 9:30 PM in Prairie Ink Restaurant.
Tickets are $20 and go on sale April 2. Call 204-975-2659 or visit Prairie Ink Restaurant to claim a pair for yourself.Categories: Winnipeg, Ongoing Kids Events in Winnipeg
Attention Winnipeg teen book fans: our next TWO Be First reading club books have been chosen!
On Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 PM, we will be discussing The Fall by award-winning Winnipeg writer , who will also be in attendance! Please note that the date of March 28 as listed in the March/April edition of The Bookseller is incorrect.
The Fall charts the lives of three boys as they deal with the death of their friend and brother.
A week later on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 PM, our second session will be for The Program by .
In Sloane's world, true feelings are forbidden, teen suicide is an epidemic and the only solution is The Program. But she knows that everyone who's been through it returns as a blank slate.
Our Be First reading group for teens is a book club with a difference. Receive a preview copy of our selected title and read the book before it even hits the shelves. The registration fee is $5.00. Copies are limited, so sign up ASAP! For more information, check out the info page here, or contact the Kids service desk.Categories: Book Clubs, Winnipeg, Ongoing Kids Events in Winnipeg
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