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Books By Visiting Authors

The authors listed below are those featured in the 2008-2009 season of Black, White and Read All Over, a Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures series for children and their parents that is held in the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall at 10:30 am on selected Saturday mornings. Information on the 2009-2010 season will be coming soon!

Bee-bim bop!

Bee-bim bop!

A child, eager for a favorite meal, helps with the shopping, food preparation, and table setting.

Gingerbread friends

Gingerbread friends

Lonely Gingerbread Baby, having set out to find a friend, enters a bakery where he tries to talk to different cookies and other figures, but winds up leading a crowd back to his house on a chase similar to the one in the familiar tale.

How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night

How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night

Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss.

Up, Down, and Around

Up, Down, and Around

The children in this colorful picture book get their hands dirty in a bustling kitchen garden, while bugs, birds, and a bunny slither, fly, and hop.

Monster

Monster

While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

Pinkerton, Behave!

Pinkerton, Behave!

His behavior may be rather unconventional, but Pinkerton the dog proves it doesn't really matter.