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MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

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Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons)

October 3, 2020
11:00 am

New York Stories

National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi (My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich) joins New York Times bestselling author Karina Yan Glaser (The Vanderbeekers to the Rescue) and debut novelist Hilda Eunice Burgos (Ana María Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle) to discuss their beautifully crafted New York City narratives as they add their own vibrant chapters to the expansive tapestry of Big Apple stories. Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Peter Lerangis (Throwback).
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10/03/2020 11:00 am 10/03/2020 America/New_York Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons) - Brooklyn Book Festival National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi (My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich) joins New York Times bestselling author Karina Yan Glaser (The Vanderbeekers to the Rescue) and debut novelist Hilda Eunice Burgos (Ana María Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle) to discuss their beautifully crafted New York City narratives as they add their own vibrant chapters to the expansive tapestry of Big Apple stories. Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Peter Lerangis (Throwback). Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons), New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

October 3, 2020
12:00 pm

A Friend Indeed

From helping contain a classmate’s out-of-control magic and finding a True Blue Friend to staying close with your old pals, helping a friend in need is a true friendship indeed. Join beloved authors Emily Jenkins (Upside-Down Magic: The Big Shrink), Josephine Cameron (Maybe a Mermaid) and Jerry Craft (New Kid) for a lively chat about the watery lows and beanstalk highs of friendship and new experiences. Moderated by Torrey Maldonado (Tight).
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10/03/2020 12:00 pm 10/03/2020 America/New_York Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons) - Brooklyn Book Festival From helping contain a classmate’s out-of-control magic and finding a True Blue Friend to staying close with your old pals, helping a friend in need is a true friendship indeed. Join beloved authors Emily Jenkins (Upside-Down Magic: The Big Shrink), Josephine Cameron (Maybe a Mermaid) and Jerry Craft (New Kid) for a lively chat about the watery lows and beanstalk highs of friendship and new experiences. Moderated by Torrey Maldonado (Tight). Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons), New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

October 3, 2020
1:00 pm

Drawing a Story

Watch as New York Times bestselling author Jon Scieszka (AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet) tells a hilarious story on the fly while New York Times bestselling author-illustrators Booki Vivat (Frazzled #3: Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties) and Nick Bruel (Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble) draw it out in real time. Don’t miss this interactive storytelling experience!
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10/03/2020 1:00 pm 10/03/2020 America/New_York Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons) - Brooklyn Book Festival Watch as New York Times bestselling author Jon Scieszka (AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet) tells a hilarious story on the fly while New York Times bestselling author-illustrators Booki Vivat (Frazzled #3: Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties) and Nick Bruel (Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble) draw it out in real time. Don’t miss this interactive storytelling experience! Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons), New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

October 3, 2020
2:00 pm

Ready, Set, Adventure!

What does a camera that freezes time, a journey to the Land of Impossibility, an out-of-this-world interplanetary catastrophe, and a quest to save the multiverse have in common? Action-packed adventure! Join Edgar Award-nominated author Lamar Giles (The Last Last-Day-of-Summer), graphic novelist Molly Brooks (Sanity and Tallulah), and award-winning journalist Rivka Galchen (Rat Rule 97) as they discuss the thrills, spills, and chills that can happen when kids take on the unexpected. Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Sayantani DasGupta (Game of Stars).
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10/03/2020 2:00 pm 10/03/2020 America/New_York Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons) - Brooklyn Book Festival What does a camera that freezes time, a journey to the Land of Impossibility, an out-of-this-world interplanetary catastrophe, and a quest to save the multiverse have in common? Action-packed adventure! Join Edgar Award-nominated author Lamar Giles (The Last Last-Day-of-Summer), graphic novelist Molly Brooks (Sanity and Tallulah), and award-winning journalist Rivka Galchen (Rat Rule 97) as they discuss the thrills, spills, and chills that can happen when kids take on the unexpected. Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Sayantani DasGupta (Game of Stars). Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons), New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

October 3, 2020
3:00 pm

92Y Musical Theater

92Y Musical Theater presents a musical preview of this season’s Theater for Young Audiences series, plus an excerpt from the Page to Stage production of Jenna Gavigan’s Lulu the Broadway Mouse, a charming story about a little mouse with big dreams. Theater for Young Audiences presents professional productions created exclusively for young audiences to introduce families to the joy of musical theater with themes, songs, and dances aimed at engaging and inspiring the next generation of musical theater enthusiasts.
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10/03/2020 3:00 pm 10/03/2020 America/New_York Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons) - Brooklyn Book Festival 92Y Musical Theater presents a musical preview of this season’s Theater for Young Audiences series, plus an excerpt from the Page to Stage production of Jenna Gavigan’s Lulu the Broadway Mouse, a charming story about a little mouse with big dreams. Theater for Young Audiences presents professional productions created exclusively for young audiences to introduce families to the joy of musical theater with themes, songs, and dances aimed at engaging and inspiring the next generation of musical theater enthusiasts. Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons), New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

October 3, 2020
3:30 pm

92Y Musical Theater

92Y Musical Theater presents a musical preview of this season’s Theater for Young Audiences series, plus an excerpt from the Page to Stage production of Jenna Gavigan’s Lulu the Broadway Mouse, a charming story about a little mouse with big dreams. Theater for Young Audiences presents professional productions created exclusively for young audiences to introduce families to the joy of musical theater with themes, songs, and dances aimed at engaging and inspiring the next generation of musical theater enthusiasts.
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10/03/2020 3:30 pm 10/03/2020 America/New_York Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons) - Brooklyn Book Festival 92Y Musical Theater presents a musical preview of this season’s Theater for Young Audiences series, plus an excerpt from the Page to Stage production of Jenna Gavigan’s Lulu the Broadway Mouse, a charming story about a little mouse with big dreams. Theater for Young Audiences presents professional productions created exclusively for young audiences to introduce families to the joy of musical theater with themes, songs, and dances aimed at engaging and inspiring the next generation of musical theater enthusiasts. Young Readers Stage (MetroTech Commons), New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386