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Signed Copies of 2016 Newbery Winner & Caldecott Honor
by Matt de la Peña, illustrated by Christian Robinson

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Sat, 4 June | 10:30AM

Are your spider senses tingling? Pretty sure you know what evil lurks in the hearts of men? Then fly your invisible jet  to Red Balloon Bookshop for a special Grand Old Days SUPER STORYTIME! We’ll read super books, sing super songs, compare costumes, and kick off our summer reading program. Protect your secret identity by wearing your superhero costume and/or making superhero mask while you’re here. Readers, assemble!


Mon, 6 June | 6:30PM

Do you find yourself reading books for teenagers even though those years have passed? Do you have a hard time remembering the last adult book you read? You are not alone! Join Red Balloon’s new (Not-So) Young Adult Book Club, a group for adults who love Young Adult literature. We’ll meet every 1st Monday and discuss one fantastic, fun YA book a month. All books will be chosen by group members. Book discounts and...

Sat, 11 June | 10:30AM

If you’ve ever wondered what your pets get up to when you’re out of the house, you need to meet Figgy Mustardo! Join Marsha Wilson Chall, local Minnesota author of One Pup’s Up, Sugarbush Spring, and more for a celebration of her latest book, The Secret Life of Figgy Mustardo. Read the book, meet the author, and enjoy some treats -- the party starts at 10:30!



Mon, 13 June | 6:30PM

Calling all girls in 5th - 7th grade! Grab your mom (or some other book-loving adult) and bring her to Red Balloon’s Girls Read Book Club. Meet other girls and moms and share the fun of reading. Girls Read meets on second Mondays.

June's selection is Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer. Call the store, 651-224-8320, for more information and to sign up.

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