Teen favorite Thirteen reasons why continues to inspire anti-bullying discussion in schools across America. This school year, author Jay Asher will be hitting the road to talk to teens about this important issue--making a stop in each of the 50 states, including Minnesota. Jay will be stopping at Highland Park Senior High School on Wednesday, Jan 14. Although the appearance is for Highland Park students only, Red Balloon customers may order signed, personalized copies of Thirteen reasons why or purchase copies to donate to disadvantaged students. Please call 651-224-8320 to preorder your signed copy today! Email Amy, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions. (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Writing Group, Book Group The Ladies of WaR will be discussing Jay Asher's first novel, titled Thirteen reasons why. This highly original story focuses on the audio tapes made by a girl before she died, explaining to 13 people "why" she decided to end her life. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
JAY ASHER Thirteen reasons why Bestselling young adult author Asher speaks about his book that was selected by junior high and high school students as Skokie Public Library’s most popular book in its 2012 Hot Summer Reads campaign. To register (required) go to www.skokielibrary.info and click on “Events.”
Location: Street: Skokie Public Library City: Skokie, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Special Event HB Reads presents Speak Up, Stand Up, Stop Bullying! A panel discussion with community leaders. The 2013 HB Reads selection is Thirteen reasons why by Jay Asher. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Bestselling YA author JAY ASHER will discuss and sign his new paperback novel, The Future of Us, co-authored by Carolyn Mackler. This special event is presented by Tampa Preparatory School and will be held in The Commons on their campus at 727 W. Cass Street. Books can be reserved or purchased ahead of time from Inkwood Books or at the event. Set in 1996 when less than half of all American high school students have ever used the internet, The Future of Us is a funny, romantic, but thought-provoking cautionary tale. Emma and her best friend Josh power up an AOL CD-ROM and find themselves looking 15 years into the future, seeing their Facebook pages - showing careers, spouses, status updates, everything. Needless to say, the future is not what they expected, and as the days go by the two discover that decisions they make each day significantly alter their destiny - and maybe living in the present is best of all. "A clever, timely story that will attract any teen with a Facebook account." Booklist, starred review "These two top-of-the-game authors don't disappoint." Publishers Weekly, starred review "Without question a page-turner" Kirkus Reviews Asher's debut novel Thirteen reasons why is beloved by young readers everywhere, and spent over two years on the New York Times bestsellers list.
Location: Street: Tampa Preparatoy School, The Commons Additional: 727 West Cass Street City: Tampa, Province: Florida Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Authors Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler are Coming!!!
We couldn’t plan a better culminating event for our week of authors! Together, Jay Asher, author of 13 Reasons Why, and Carolyn Mackler, author of The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things, have penned the really fun and thoughtful The Future of Us. Imagine this - it’s 1996, and your parents have finally allowed you AOL dial up, and the first time you log on, a window pops up for this thing called Facebook? And apparently this thing called Facebook shows you what your life will be like in 15 years? What would you do?! (jasbro)… (more)