Hundred percent

Join the celebration of Karen Romano Young’s new book, “Hundred Percent”

Join us for a very special afternoon on Saturday August 27th at 4:00pm as we celebrate the release of Karen Romano Young's newest book, "Hundred Percent". We will celebrate with readings from her book performed by middle schoolers. Light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome! About the book: The last year of elementary school is big for every kid. In this utterly honest, equal parts funny and crushing, novel perfect for boys and … [Read More...]

Hundred percent

Join the celebration of Karen Romano Young’s new book, “Hundred Percent”

Join us for a very special afternoon on Saturday August 27th at 4:00pm as we celebrate the release of Karen Romano Young's newest book, "Hundred Percent". We will celebrate with readings from her book performed by middle schoolers. Light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome! About the book: The last year of elementary school is big for every kid. In this utterly honest, equal parts funny and crushing, novel perfect for boys and … [Read More...]

Millers Valley

Miller’s Valley

By Anna Quindlan (signed copies) Coming of age in a dwindling 1960s farming community in eastern Pennsylvania, Mimi struggles with profound family secrets and the pain of falling in love with the wrong person against a backdrop of dynamic historical periods. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Object Lessons. … [Read More...]

Hundred percent

Join the celebration of Karen Romano Young’s new book, “Hundred Percent”

Join us for a very special afternoon on Saturday August 27th at 4:00pm as we celebrate the release of Karen Romano Young's newest book, "Hundred Percent". We will celebrate with readings from her book performed by middle schoolers. Light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome! About the book: The last year of elementary school is big for every kid. In this utterly honest, equal parts funny and crushing, novel perfect for boys and … [Read More...]

Featured books & events

A Conversation with Elissa Altman about her new book “Treyf” – Wednesday September 28th at 7:00pm

Byrd's Books welcomes back bestselling author Elissa Atman for an evening of conversation as she shares her new book, Treyf: My Life as an Unorthodox Outlaw, with us. The event will be catered at the bookstore by Michael Bick of Some Thing's Fishy … [Read More...]

Byrd’s Books brings “The Pollan Family Table” to the Bethel Public Library

Byrd's Books welcomes Corky, Lori and Dana Pollan to the Bethel Public Library on Thursday October 13th at 6:30 as they discuss their new book, "The Pollan Family Table". About the book: In "The Pollan Family Table," Corky, Lori, Dana, and … [Read More...]

Writing Workshops With Judith Marks-White

Judith Marks-White will continue into the fall of 2016 with her great writing workshops. They fill up quickly so register here early! The classes will function as workshops where you will be introduced to style, technique, tricks of the trade, and … [Read More...]

Summer Reading lists 2016

As we get the Summer reading lists from the various schools we will post those from Bethel here, and try to link to the other towns as they are provided to us. We are looking forward to helping you find that perfect summer read! Bethel High School: click HERE for the online flyer. Bethel Honors/AP list: click HERE for the online flyer. Bethel Middle School Reading list: click HERE. Reed Intermediate School, Newtown, click HERE. Immaculate High School, Danbury, click HERE. Joel … [Read More...]

Return

The lonely protagonist returns to her fantastical world for friendship and adventure, where only the most powerful motivations persuade her to return home. … [Read More...]

Where Are You Going Baby Lincoln?

Tiring of doing everything that bossy Eugenia tells her to do, Baby Lincoln embarks on a Necessary Journey of imagination and self-discovery. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The Tale of Despereaux and the creator of The Circus Ship. … [Read More...]

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

A history of the role of ash trees in the English-speaking world draws on expert understandings of ash's wide-ranging properties, revealing the thriving existence of ancient traditions in ash craftsmanship while exposing threats to today's remaining ash forests. … [Read More...]

Navigating Life: Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me

With charming candor and insight, Bergen addresses her college-bound daughter, Charlotte, on subjects such as love, friendship, education, and work. The book's eight essays offer advice on facing "the hidden horrors and private joys of adult life": conversation tactics gleaned from friends and cab drivers, the importance of dental care ("This is America and teeth matter"), and impulse control … [Read More...]

On the Origins of Sports: The Early History and Original Rules of Everybody’s Favorite Games

by Gary Belsky and Neil Fine Did you know that James Naismith invented basketball as a way to keep his students indoors during the cold Massachusetts winter? Or that many of the Southerners who began racing stock cars got their early driving experience escaping police while running moonshine? On the Origins of Sports is jam-packed with these compelling tidbits of information tailor-made for … [Read More...]

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