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April 2018

Newburyport Literary Festival

April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newburyport, 1 Market Square
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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Newburyport Literary Festival 2018

Elinor will be appearing at the Newburyport Literary Festival on April 27-28. She's thrilled to be sharing the experience with a host of wonderful creators, including many talented children's authors. You can find Elinor at the Newburyport Public Library on Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. She'll be participating in a fun & lively panel on middle grade fiction called "Reading in the Digital Age." Nock/Molin librarian Ellen Menesale and two local 8th graders (Lila Gridley and Nolan Elrott) will…

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August 2018

The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee: Book Launch Party

August 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee by Elinor Teele

Celebrate the end of summer with a hunt for literary treasure! From the acclaimed author of The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin comes a funny, heartfelt, rip-roaring puzzle box of an adventure about grit, guts, and gold. LAUNCH PARTY The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee is being published on August 21, 2018. A neighborhood party at the Annisquam Village Hall in Gloucester, MA is being planned for Saturday, August 25, 2018 (1-4 PM). Activities & fun will include: • 2 PM…

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September 2018

Bookshop Visit – An Unlikely Story: September 8, 2018

September 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An Unlikely Story Bookshop & Café, 111 South Street
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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Treasure of Mad Doc Magee Skeleton 2

Fred the Skeleton has something up his sleeve! To celebrate the publication of The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee, Elinor is heading back to An Unlikely Story Bookstore & Café in Plainville, MA (111 South Street) on Saturday, September 8th. This Gold Rush-themed visit will include an author reading, a mini treasure hunt with cipher clues, and the chance to pose with Fred himself! The event is suitable for all ages, but tweens and middle graders are especially welcome. ABOUT…

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October 2018

Bookshop Visit – Blue Bunny: October 20, 2018

October 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Blue Bunny Books & Toys, 577 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Treasure of Mad Doc Magee Skeleton 3

Fred the Skeleton is getting all pretty for Halloween! To celebrate the publication of The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee, Elinor is heading back to The Blue Bunny Books & Toys in Dedham, MA (577 High Street) on Saturday, October 20th. This Gold Rush-themed visit will include an author reading, a mini treasure hunt with cipher clues, and the chance to pose with Fred himself! The event is suitable for all ages, but tweens and middle graders are especially welcome.…

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February 2019

Author Visit – Pathways for Children, Gloucester MA

February 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pathways for Children, 29 Emerson Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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GET YOUR STORYTELLING HATS ON! Elinor will be visiting the Gloucester branch of Pathways for Children on the afternoon of Thursday, February 21 (1 PM-2 PM) for some school vacation silliness! In her interactive "How to Create a Story" presentation, she'll be using ideas & suggestions from Pathways kids to show them how to build a plot. Together, the audience will create a main character, an exciting quest, and suitable villains. A few lucky volunteers will also get to face…

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March 2019

Virtual Visit – Berwyn North 98 Public Schools

March 29, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Free

Elinor is thrilled to be conducting a virtual author visit with 4th & 5th graders in the library book club at Berwyn North 98 Public Schools! On Friday, March 29, she'll be answering questions about The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin and the silliness of a writer's life. About the Book Roald Dahl meets The Penderwicks in this quirky, humorous, whimsical, and heartwarming middle grade debut about two siblings who run away from home to escape working in the family…

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December 2019

Rockport Holiday Book & Author Fair

December 7, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Brackett’s Oceanview Restaurant, 25 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Mark your holiday calendars! On Saturday, December 7—the same day as Santa's Arrival by Boat & Tree Lighting in Rockport—Literary Cape Ann is hosting a Holiday Book & Author Fair at Brackett's Oceanview Restaurant on 25 Main Street. Book-lovers of all ages can meet some of this region’s talented local authors and purchase autographed copies! Choose from New England history, mysteries, poetry, children’s books, cookbooks, and much more. Everyone who buys a book will be eligible to win one of…

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May 2020

Smack Dab in the Middle Virtual Event 2020

Smack Dab in the Middle – A VIRTUAL Middle-Grade Author Event

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a host of super-cool middle grade authors for a FREE virtual event on Saturday, May 16! This Zoom-based event will include two panel discussions with Q &A opportunities and some special guest speakers. Explore the bios & books of all the authors below and register on EventBrite. Roster of Participants: Kick-Off Reading & Q&A: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Grace Lin (Separate Event Registration: Register Here) Smack Dab Greetings & Keynote Remarks: 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM Tui Sutherland…

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October 2020

Gloucester Public Schools Workshop #1 – How to Write a Movie

October 21 @ 12:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Lights, camera, action! Elinor is thrilled to be leading the first of two virtual workshops for Gloucester Public School kids (Grades K-5) on How to Write a Movie. Kids will learn how to: Format a screenplay Create a main character Put together a thrilling plot Brainstorm exciting scenes At the end, they'll be able to write their own movie! All kids will need is paper and a pencil/pen (or their computer page) for this Zoom workshop. We'll also be viewing…

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Gloucester Public Schools Workshop #2 – How to Write a Movie

October 28 @ 12:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Lights, camera, action! Elinor can't wait for the second of two virtual workshops for Gloucester Public School kids (Grades 2-5) on How to Write a Movie. Kids will learn how to: Format a screenplay Create a main character Put together a thrilling plot Brainstorm exciting scenes At the end, they'll be able to write their own movie! All kids will need is paper and a pencil/pen (or their computer page) for this Zoom workshop. We'll also be viewing short clips…

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