The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis; Scholastic, 233 pages ($16.99) Ages 9 to 13.
The latest marvelous novel of the African-American experience from acclaimed author Christopher Paul Curtis (winner of Newbery Honors for "The Watsons go to Birmingham - 1963" and the Newbery Medal for "Bud, Not Buddy") takes place just before the Civil …
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The third annual WNY Children’s Book Expo will bring 40 well-known authors to Buffalo schools next month.
The expo kicks off with KidsLit Week from Saturday to Nov. 10. During that time, nearly 40 internationally acclaimed authors will visit area schools, libraries, museums and cultural venues to inspire a love of books in students from Pre-K through middle school. The …
Halloween is a special time of year for Wheatfield resident Matt Patterson. The 45-year-old tire builder is probably better known as “MonsterMatt,” a classic horror aficionado and artist who has written a number of monster joke books for fun. He’ll be appearing at Cats Like Us in Tonawanda from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 22.
Patterson first became a fan of the monster genre wh…
The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library's annual list of the year's most popular books is out. The results:
"The Girl on the Train," by Paula Hawkins
"Gray Mountain," by John Grisham
"Private Vegas," by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
"Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania," by Erik Larson
"Wall of Snow: The Historic WNY Sno…