Book Signing with Kelly J. Baptist

Saturday, November 6 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Meet local children's author, Kelly J. Baptist, as she signs her new intermediate novel,

The Swag is in the Socks.

Kelly was born and raised in the great state of Michigan. She's lived in Alabama, Florida, and Minnesota, but somehow found herself right back in her home state. Kelly won the 2015 We Need Diverse Books short story contest, and her winning entry is included in the middle grade anthology, Flying Lessons and Other Stories. A follow-up to that story, Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero, was published August 2020 by Crown Books for Young Readers. Kelly also won the 2017 Lee and Low New Voices Honor Award for her picture book, The Electric Slide and Kai. Kelly is a huge Kobe Bryant fan, and incorporates Mamba Mentality in all aspects of her life, especially writing! She is Mom to three girls and two boys.

Event date: 
Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
312 State Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085
The Swag Is in the Socks Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593380864
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593121399
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling - June 1st, 2021

The Electric Slide and Kai Cover Image
By Kelly J. Baptist, Darnell Johnson (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643790527
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Lee & Low Books - March 2nd, 2021

 

 

WHY? The supply chain is even more disrupted than last year.

Demand for books is high, supply shortages are expected, shipping times will be longer.

Don't worry, shop early! Our store is full with gift ideas for everyone!

We are here to help you with...

-Free gift wrapping.

-Book and gift recommendations

-Contact-Free Shopping: Order and pay over the phone and pick up in our entryway.

-Online shopping: Your order ships directly to any U.S. address.

-Gift Certificates (We will mail too!)

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Tuesday, November 9, with times from 6:30 - 8:15

Wade Rouse returns to Forever Books in November to sign his new novel, The Secret of Snow!

Click here for details on how to pre-order The Secret of Snow and reserve your spot to see Wade!

 

 

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Saturday, November 6 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Meet local children's author, Kelly J. Baptist, as she signs her new intermediate novel, The Swag is in the Socks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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