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Angela

Angela
Angela Whited (she/her)
Storyteller, Events Coordinator

Angela joined the good ship Red Balloon in the fall of 2014, and assumed the job of Fairy Godmother of Events in 2015. She studied creative writing at Macalester College and has been loudly supervising kids and teens for almost two decades. She loves getting to know fans and authors at events; dramatic readings of picture books (and dust jacket copy); all the great books about princesses, witches, unicorns, creepy trees, and/or spaceships; and hanging out with the singing animal puppets that come to storytime. Angela lives in South Minneapolis with her husband, Chris, and their menagerie: Charlie Cat, Scout Fincheater, Tess of the Baskervilles, and Shepherd Book (the dog).

 

A Few Favorites:

 
Fox and the Bike Ride By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062398758
Availability: Not on our shelves now. Usually ships in 4-7 business days from warehouse.
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 24th, 2017
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Fox and his friends are fantastic! You can't go wrong with a book by Corey R. Tabor that stars Fox, but this particular book includes my current, favorite, two-page illustration, which you can see pictured above.


The Princess in Black By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763678883
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2015
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This is the first book of my FAVORITE series (even though I can read longer books)! Full of vibrant illustrations, great jokes, secret identities, friends, goats, horses, and not-too-scary monsters The Princess in Black is an awesome first chapter book series for emerging readers to read on their own or for stronger readers to read to someone else. 


Unsolved Case Files: Escape at 10,000 Feet: D.B. Cooper and the Missing Money By Tom Sullivan, Tom Sullivan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tom Sullivan, Tom Sullivan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062991515
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Balzer + Bray - March 2nd, 2021
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Ella Enchanted By Gail Carson Levine Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064407052
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Quill Tree Books - June 21st, 2022
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Damsel By Elana K. Arnold Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062742339
Availability: Not on our shelves now. Usually ships in 4-7 business days from warehouse.
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 28th, 2020
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His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1) By Naomi Novik Cover Image
$7.99
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ISBN: 9780345481283
Published: Del Rey - March 28th, 2006

The Bromance Book Club By Lyssa Kay Adams Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806093
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Published: Berkley - November 5th, 2019
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