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Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage features interactive programs for the whole family, with popular local and nationally known authors of books for children and teens.

Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

 

 

Stage: Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Waterfront



Friday, September 25




11:30AM-12:30PM

BEATWELL with Jordan Goodman

Featured performance by Jordan Goodman, a recognized leader in the fields of therapeutic and community drumming.

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12:30PM-1:30PM

Adrienne Canull, author of ABC's Around Baltimore City

Presentation from ABC's Around Baltimore City, distributed free to all Pre-K students in Baltimore City through PreK@Play.

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1:30PM-2:30PM

Ronald L. Smith, author of Hoodoo

Ronald L. Smith reads from his Southern Gothic young adult novel.

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2:30PM-3:30PM

Jonathon Scott Fuqua, author of The Secrets of the Greaser Hotel and Calvert the Raven in the Battle of Baltimore

The author of four award-winning young adult novels, two well-received graphic novels, and four prizewinning children’s books presents from his two most recent books.

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4PM-5PM

Jubilee Arts mono-printing workshop

Enjoy an interactive workshop inspired by images from classic children’s books.

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5PM-6PM

CHARM: Voices of Baltimore Youth Open Mic

Join a celebration of a student- and teacher-led literary and arts magazine that showcases Baltimore City students' writing and artwork.

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Saturday, September 26




11AM-12PM

Erin Hagar, author of Julia Child: An Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures

Erin Hagar, fiction and nonfiction writer for children and teens, presents from her illustrated by Joanna Gorham biography of Julia Child.

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12PM-1PM

Maria Broom, author of The Village Bully

Nationally recognized as an actress, Maria Broom is also a storyteller and dancer with more than forty years of performing and teaching across the globe, and now, presents from her book, The Village Bully.

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1PM-2PM

Liz Pichon, author of Tom Gates: Everything’s Amazing (Sort Of)

Award winning author Liz Pichon presents from her latest book in the Tom Gates series.

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2:30PM-3:30PM

Carole Boston Weatherford

Presents from Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement.

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3:30PM-5PM

WeNeedDiverseBooks Panel

Panel discussion on diversity in children’s books, featuring Meg Medina, Renee Watson, Robin Reed Talley, and Tim Tingle, moderated by Deborah Taylor, Coordinator of School and Student Services at the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

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5PM-6:30PM

Dew More Baltimore presents the Baltimore City Youth Poetry Team

Community-based-organization dedicated to using art and community organizing as tools to increase community engagement presents the Baltimore City Youth Poetry Team.

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Sunday, September 27




11:30AM-12:30PM

Steve Sheinkin, author of Most Dangerous

Award-winning author of fast-paced, cinematic histories for young readers presents from his most recent book, Most Dangerous.

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12:30PM-1:30PM

David Weinstone, author of Music Class Today

Classically trained former punk rocker David Weinstone performs a singalong/storytime event.

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2PM-3PM

Eric Litwin, author of The Nuts: Sing and Dance in Your Polka-Dot Pants

New York Times bestselling author, Eric Litwin, plays his guitar and harmonicas and shares interactive songs and stories, including his brand new song/book “Sing and Dance in Your Polka Dot Pants!”

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3PM-4PM

Katherine Applegate, author of CRENSHAW

2013 Newbury Medal winner presents from her latest book, CRENSHAW.

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4PM-5PM

Laurel Snyder, author of Swan: the Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

Recipient of such distinctions as the Sydney Taylor Medal and EB White Honor, Laurel Snyder presents from Swan: the Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova with live dancers.

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5PM-6PM

Peter Dans, author of Sergeant Bill and His Horse Bob

Peter Dans presents from Sergeant Bill and His Horse Bob, a book about the story of Sergeant Bill McKeldin, a very well-known member of the Baltimore Mounted Police.

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When:

Sept 25-27, 2015
Fri-Sun: llam - 7pm

Where:

Baltimore Inner Harbor

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