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    Shop early. October is the new December. Shop Local
    This upcoming holiday season is highly expected to have global transportation delays as well as product and labor shortages. Most businesses and their customers around the globe will be affected. We suggest planning for your holiday shopping and shipping early. We will be here for you as always.

    Just Announced!!!
    Author Kelly Yang 
    Kelly Yang At Store Meet & Greet 
    Room To Dream
    Monday, October 4th at 5:00PM PST

    Tuesday, September 28th at 4:00PM PST

West Coast Exclusive: Virtual School Book Launch & Talk with Kate DiCamillo
Author Kate DiCamillo Beatryce Prophecy Book Cover Girl Monk Standing before a large tree.
Wednesday, September 29th at 10:00AM PT
Public invited with book purchase from CBW

Virtual School Book Talk: The InvestiGators with John Patrick Green
Investigators Ants in Our Pants Book Cover - Alligators being chased by large red ants. Author John Patrick Green Investigators Book Cover - Alligators break through wall with magnifying glass in their hands
Wednesday, October 6th at 10:30AM 
Public invited with book purchase from CBW.

Virtual Storytime & Book Talk: Who Loves Little Lemur? with author Ann Whitford Paul and illustrator Jay Fleck.
Author Ann Whitford PaulWho Loves Little Lemur? Book Cover - Lemur parents with baby lemur on tree branch with moon shining behind.Illustrator Jay Fleck
Saturday, October 9th at 10:30AM
Virtual School Book Talk with Emily Jenkins and Pete Oswald
Author Emily JenkinsHarry Versus the First 100 Days of School Book Cover - Boy standing with backpack near water fountain.Illustrator Pete Oswald
Wednesday, October 13th at 10:30AM PT

Exclusive: Virtual School Event (Public Invited) - Pax, Journey Home with Sara Pennypacker
Pax Journey Home Book Cover - Fox and kit with backs turned facing turned toward moon and forest. Pax book Cover - Fox with back turned facing sun rising on treeless landscape. Author Sara Pennypacker
Monday, October 18th at 10:30AM PT
Hey Pax Lovers! - Public invited with purchase of book from CBW

Exclusive: Virtual School Book Talk with Brian Selznick!
Author Brian Selznick and the Kaleidoscope Book Cover featuring blue planet with green and bronze rays emanating around it.
Wednesday, October 20th at 10:30 AM
 Brian Selznick Fans! - Public invited with purchase of book from CBW

Exclusive: Virtual School Book Talk with Emma Steinkellner
The Okay Witch bbok cover with Moth, the Okay Witch, standing on a broom with her black cat clinging to her leg.The Okay Witch book cover has Moth, the Okay Witch, being chased by her shadow.Author Emma Steinkellner
Wednesday, October 27th at 10:30AM PST
Okay Witch Fans! - Public invited with purchase of book.

Exclusive: Parker Shines On Storytime with Parker & Jessica Curry
Author Parker CurryAuthor Jessica Curry
 Parker Shines On Book Cover Black girl ballerina in pink tutu smiles at her siblings Parker Looks Up Book Cover - Young Black girl stares up at Michelle Obama painting.
Saturday, November 6th at 10:30AM
Join us for this very special virtual book talk with Parker Curry. 

Exclusive: Jason Reynolds Virtual School Book Talk - Stuntboy, In the Meantime!
Author Jason reynolds 
Friday, November 12th at 10:00AM PT
Hey Jason Reynolds superfans! - Public invited with book purchase from CBW.
Order signed books and register for this Super Event!
Exclusive: Sharon Draper Virtual School Book Talk - Out of My Heart
Author Sharon Draper Out of My Heart Book Cover - Fireflies flying out of glass on a starry night.
Wednesday, November 17th at 10:00AM PT
The long awaited sequel to a beloved contemporary classic!
Public is invited with purchase of a book from CBW.
Exclusive: Personalized books from award-winning author Katherine Applegate including her newest book Willodeen which flies into our lives on September 7th!
Author Katherine ApplegateWillodeen Book Cover - Closeup of blue boar's face with tiny winged bear floating between the eyes


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