Henry Sibley High School
Free & Open to the Public
Event Type: Books/Authors
Age Group(s): All Ages
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Rum River Library Map from Mapquest
Location: Rum River Library – Meeting Room A & B
Sky Blue Water
Great Stories for Young Readers
Jay D. Peterson and Collette A. Morgan, Editors, Foreword by Kevin Kling
A one-of-a-kind collection of short stories that celebrates Minnesota’s vibrant storytelling tradition
A collection that embodies passion for fostering literacy in young readers,Sky Blue Water celebrates young adult and intermediate fiction from some of Minnesota’s most beloved and award-winning authors to emerging talents and many more. Featuring primarily never-published stories, this anthology beautifully captures the essence of Minnesota adolescence in twenty short stories and poems.
Book Release Event:
Rose Street Patisserie
2811 W. 43rd St.
The 2014-15 Pen Pals season offers an eclectic range of presenters from different genres who have collectively written, critiqued or created thousands of books.
• Joyce Carol Oates in conversation with literary critic Michael Dirda: Oct. 2, 2014, 7:30 PM (SOLD OUT)
• Doris Kearns Goodwin: Oct. 23, 2014, 7:30 PM & Oct. 24, 2014, 11 AM (SOLD OUT)
• Kevin Kling: Mar. 12, 2015, 7:30 PM & Mar. 13, 2015, 11 AM (replaced keynote Richard Blanco)
• Jodi Picoult: Apr. 16, 2015, 7:30 PM & Apr. 17, 2015, 11 AM
• Chip Kidd: May 7, 2015, 7:30 PM & May 8, 2015, 11 AM
Individual tickets are $40/$50. Subscribers of 3 or more events save 20%. Additional student and group discounts are available.
Friends of HCL members receive an additional discount of $10 per subscription or $5 per ticket.
All Pen Pals programs are held at the Hopkins Center for the Arts – offering great sound and sight lines throughout the entire house. Located at 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins (just 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis), Hopkins Center for the Arts offers free convenient parking as well as numerous nearby restaurants.
A pre-show reception is held before each performance with complimentary desserts and coffee, music and book sales.
Proceeds from the program benefit Friends of the Hennepin County Library.