Monday, June 10, 2013

Inside Scoop on Jacqueline Briggs Martin's newest book

An opportunity at ALA 2013 -
  • A tour in celebration of Jacqueline Briggs Martin's forthcoming book  (reserve your place) AND
  • An opportunity to dine with Jacqueline at the Tavern on the Park (Friday night June 28) -- a "no host" dinner; 8 guests will be invited. 
Jacqueline Briggs Martin, author of Snowflake Bentley, is debuting a new book with Readers to Eaters.  Join in the celebration of this new book.  Sign up for a tour to an urban garden during ALA - join Jacqueline Briggs Martin for dinner on Friday night.

There are numerous spots for the tour - e-mail to register for the tour - either Thursday or Friday.
From the publisher: "Will Allen is no ordinary farmer. A former basketball star, he's as tall as his truck, and he can hold a cabbage, or a basketball, in one hand. But what is most special about Farmer Will is that he can see what others can't see. When he looked at an abandoned city lot he saw a huge table, big enough to feed the whole world. No space, no problem. Poor soil, there's a solution. Need help, found it. Farmer Will is a genius in solving problems. In 2008, the MacArthur Foundation named him one. Jacqueline Briggs Martin, author of the Caldecott winner, Snowflake Bentley, tells the inspiring story of an innovator, educator, and community builder. Combined with artist Eric Larkin's striking artwork, readers will share Will Allen’s optimism and determination to bring good food to every table."
If you would like to be among the eight librarians invited to a "no host" dinner with Jacqueline Briggs Martin at the Tavern on the Park - please e-mail
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