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Newsletter Spring 2008
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Author Appearance
Help Kid's in Long Beach
 
Middle School Book Club forming now
Please call or email if you are interested. Our formation meeting will be Saturday June 21st at 4:00PM 
The first book selection is Nightmare Academy by Dean Lorey.
Future book selections will be voted on by the club members.
Nightmare Academy
The Author will visit our book club for a private talk in August
Visit him on the web
Webkinz
Clothes are here!
alchemyst 
 
Workshops this summer Song writing for 12 up to adult
Story writing for 4th and 5th graders
Story writing for Middle School
Theatre workshop for ages 7 and up   Call or email us if you have an interest in any of the workshops
 
Give your kids a financial head start 
alchemyst
Come and play the game every 4th Sunday at 4:00PM
 
Book of the Month Club
This is not your ordinary Book of the Month Club. Each month books are individually selected based on your child age and interests. As your child changes so do the selections. Learn more
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Join Our Mailing List!
  

Dear Katie,

We have lot's of terrific events, workshops and book clubs for everyone from toddlers to teens this summer. Check this email for this weeks visiting authors. Chris Lin will be here on Thursday with Mandy and Pandy teaching us basic Chinese. Saturday Kerry Germain will join us with her Hawaiian picture books and fun presentation for Kids from 3 to 8.
Visit them on the web:
AUTHOR APPEARANCE Chris Lin
Mandy and Pandy and their creator
Mr. Chis Chiaru Lin
 
 
alchemyst 
 Thursday, June 5th 10:00 AM
 
Join us for a fun and lively presentation featuring the Mandy and Pandy books and puppets.

 
Your kids will begin learning Chinese
www.mandyandpandy.com
alchemyst 
 
 
AUTHOR APPERANCE Kerry Germain
Surf's Up for Kimo  
Saturday, June 7th at 2:00PM  
Author Kerry Germain will give a talk about Hawaii ans kids learning to Surf. Karry is a So Cal native who now lives with her family in Hawaii.  
 
Grab your Hula skirt and join us for some Hawaiian fun 
Steel Magnolias
Supporting the Stramski Center at Miller Children's Hospital, Long Beach.
$50 per oppertunity to win $10,000 CASH or Sencond prize of $1,000
When you support the Center you are helping children with developmental problems right here in Long Beach. Learn more about The Steel Magnolia's and the Stramski Center.
                                                                          
alchemyst
Opportunity tickets may be purchased at Once Upon a Story.
Ask for Cyndie

Winning ticket will be drawn at the Steel Magnolias Annual Gala on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency, Long Beach. Winner need not be present.

 
Our web site has a new look and lots of new features. Please visit us at www.OnceUponAStoryBooks.com
Thank you for supporting our store.
Sincerely,

Cyndie Kalina
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Comments:

lovin...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 2:18 PM

lucky, small bookstores are such a rarity / and thing of the past...

i really hate going into B&N or BOREDerz and the workers almost seem to despise books and reading...     i miss talking to the bookstore person who LOVESSSSSSSSSSSSSSss readding!!

our nation is falling fast... we try and teach our children to read early, it is "encouraged" but there is no where outside of our homes to help promote it more... sad sad sad...  

reading is knowledge , and knowledge is POWER....

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