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Upcoming Events

November 2020

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    12

    Coffee With Bill

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/98595997925?pwd=cUpEUW1zQVFvWnN0ZHpVNXcxbDdKUT09
  • Nov
    13

    Parent Association General Meeting

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/8188329926
  • Nov
    16

    Book Fair

  • Author Spotlight: Bethanie Murguia "The Favorite Book"

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/7377170773
    Bethanie Murguia
    The Favorite Book
    Grades Primary - 5th (and older for the illustration session)

    Kicking off the Book Fair is Marin Horizon’s own Bethanie Murguia. Bethanie will be reading from The Favorite Book a story for children about gratitude, and she will also discuss her path to becoming an accomplished author and illustrator. This 45-minute zoom session will incorporate a lesson in illustration alongside her reading. Make sure your budding illustrators have paper and colored pencils available to follow along.

    Bethanie Murguia, Mom to Audrey in 6th grade, is author and illustrator of several children’s books. Bethanie has been writing and illustrating picture books since 2011. Her books have received many accolades, including the Parents Choice Award, Amazon Best Books of the Year, and Bank Street College Best Books of the Year.

    To learn more about Bethanie Murguia and The Favorite Book go to: www.aquapup.com.
  • Nov
    17

    Book Fair

  • Book Fair Reading: Librarian Anne Read Aloud

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/4213985447
    3pm: Reading for Toddler-Kindergarten
    Books about Gratitude:
    The Thank You Book! by Mo Willems
    Thank You, Bear by Greg Foley
    The Thankful Book by Todd Parr

    4pm: Reading for 1st-3rd 
    Books about Gratitude:
    The Thank You Book! by Mo Willems
    Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson
  • Author Spotlight: Misa Sugiura "This Time Will Be Different"

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/7377170773
    Misa Sugiura
    This Time Will Be Different
    Grades 6th-8th

    Local author Misa Sugiura is the award-winning author of Its Not Like Its A Secret and the highly acclaimed This Time Will Be DifferentMisa will read from her book This Time Will Be Different, and answer questions about herself, her own writing back-story, and her books.
     
    This Time Will Be Different is a Junior Library Guild selection and has received numerous starred reviews from trade journals. It’s Not Like It’s A Secret won the Asian Pacific Islander American Librarians’ Associations Award for Young Adult Literature! This session will awe and inspire you! 
     
    To learn more about Misa Sugiura and her books go to: www.misasugiura.com.
  • Nov
    18

    Book Fair

  • Author Spotlight: Renee Watson "Ways to Make Sunshine"

    Renee Watson
    Ways to Make Sunshine
    Grades 1st-5th

    The Marin City Library invites us to hear from The New York Times bestselling author, educator, and activist Renee Watson. Ms. Watson’s works have received many awards including the Coretta Scott King Award and Newbery Honor. Renee will be reading from her new book, Ways to Make Sunshine, the first in a series about plucky fourth-grader Ryan Hart. To learn more about Renee Watson and her books go to: www.reneewatson.net.
     
    Advance registration is required. To register for the MCL book talk with Renee Watson please email mclibrary@marincounty.org or call the Marin City Library at 415.332.6158. More information available here:
  • Author Spotlight: Victoria Piontek "The Spirit of Cattail County"

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/7377170773
    Victoria Piontek
    The Spirit of Cattail County
    Grades 3rd-6th

    Local author Victoria Piontek will read from her book, The Spirit of Cattail County, a hauntingly sweet supernatural mystery that will leave you feeling excited and happy. One reviewer had this to say about the book: Wrapped in prose as mysterious and lovely as a southern breeze lies a story about loss that haunts, and the ghosts that help us heal. This story is a treasure.”
     
    Victoria will also share with us her own personal journey to becoming a writer, and she is happy to answer your questions - so come prepared to learn and grow your budding writing career! For more about Victoria, visit https://victoriapiontek.com/about-me.

    P.S: Keep an eye out for Victoria’s new book, coming Summer 2021: Better With Butter, about a girl with anxiety disorder who finds an unlikely friend in the form of an adorable fainting goat.
  • Nov
    19

    Book Fair

  • Book Fair Reading: Librarian Anne Read Aloud

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/4213985447
    Reading for 4th/5th
    The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon
    Front Desk by Kelly Yang
  • Author Spotlight: David Swope "The Spider King"

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/7377170773
    David Swope
    The Spider King
    Grades K-5th

    Local childrens book author/illustrator David Swope will be reading The Spider King, a fairy tale with a twist, told in rhyme. Its a funny and surprising story about creativity, simplicity, and staying true to yourself. David will also introduce his Royal Web Design contest, of which 3 winners will be awarded autographed hard copies of The Spider King to enjoy at home.

    If you love a good fairy tale turned inside out and flipped on its head, you and your little ones will love sharing this delightful debut from writer and illustrator David Swope. Filled with silly spiders and a menagerie of bombastic bugs, fun rhymes and spot-on illustrations make this perfect for cuddle-together bedtime reading.
     
    For more information about David and his book, visit: SwopeCreative.com.
  • Author Spotlight: Leila Sen "Where Destiny Commands"

    https://marinhorizon.zoom.us/j/7377170773
    Leila Sen
    Where Destiny Commands
    Adults

    We are honored to present local author Leila Sen, who will close out our Author Spotlight sessions on Thursday evening. Leila is a true gem, and she also happens to be the Aunt of Marin Horizon Alum Anjuli Valdivia. Anjuli is also Mom to Marin Horizon students Leila (4th) and Zaira (K).

    In this adult-oriented session, Leila will read from her historical fiction, Where Destiny Commands, and will discuss her life and her work in an interview format following her reading. 

    For lovers of history, novels, and homespun stories…this session is for you!

    Click here for Leila’s bio and more information about Where Destiny Commands.
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