Join us for some exciting FREE events to celebrate the May 4th release of 30,000 STITCHES! #30000StitchesVirtualTour
Tuesday, April 27th: Launch @The Silver Unicorn 7:00-8:00 PM EST Almost 20 years have passed, but we have not forgotten. Months away from the 20-year anniversary of the terror attacks of Pennsylvania, New York City, and the Pentagon on September 11th, 2001, we're proud to launch Amanda Davis' new, inspiring picture book 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag. To make this virtual launch even more special, Amanda will be joined by Carolyn and Denny Deters, staff members of the National 9/11 Flag Tour, and Jeff Parness, founder and chairman of the New York Says Thank You Foundation. This isn't just another book launch: this is a special evening to reflect on the resilience and hope that came from real people after our national tragedy. Preorder a SIGNED copy of 30,000 STITCHES from The Silver Unicorn on or before May 4th. If you would like a personalized message, please include the name and message in the "comments" when checking out on the website.
Tuesday, May 4th (Book Birthday!) @ An Unlikely Story Bookstore Virtual School Visit Event 10:00 AM EST
Join us for a remarkable virtual event with local author and teacher Amanda Davis, who is launching her new children's book 30,000 STITCHES: THE INSPIRING STORY OF THE NATIONAL 9/11 FLAG. Just in time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, this heartfelt tale will stitch together the hearts of readers, just as the pieces and threads of the flag were stitched by military veterans, first responders, educators, students, community-service heroes, and family members of 9/11 victims. Each coming together to remember, to heal, and to unite. During the event, Amanda will present her book in an educational presentation and answer audience questions. This presentation is perfect for ages 5-8, and students, teachers, and parents everywhere are welcome to tune in. Save your spot in the free event below.
Amanda is personalizing copies of her book 30,000 STITCHES ordered from An Unlikely Story on or before May 4th. If you would like a personalized copy, please include the name of the person you would like your book inscribed to in the "order comments" when checking out on our website.
Thursday, May 6th: Grubbie Debut Series w/Porter Square Books & Grubstreet Boston 7-8:00 PM EST
Join GrubStreet student Amanda Davis for the virtual launch of Amanda's debut picture book, 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag. Amanda will be joined in conversation by fellow picture-book author Valerie Bolling, with a special appearance by illustrator Sally Wern Comport. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast in partnership with Grubstreet.
Friday, May 21st: Sidewalk Signing @ Buttonwood Books & Toys (in-person) More details to come!
Sunday, May 23rd @ Blue Bunny Books and Toys: 30,000 STITCHES Memorial Day Event More details and registration link to come!
30,000 STITCHES BLOG TOUR!
Author interviews, giveaways, and more! Links to each blog post will be added below as they go live!
4/3: Will Write For Cookies with Vivian Kirkfield 4/12: KidLit TV Storymakers Episode 4/15: Kristy Roser Nutall: Author Interview 4/19: 21 For the Books Kid Lit TV Craft Chat 4/21: The Backstory Blog w/Andrew Hacket 4/27: KidLit Oasis w/Rosie J. Pova 4/30: Good Reads w/Ronna Review 5/3: Maria Marshall Author Interview 5/4: Math is Everywhere w/Kaitlyn Sanchez (Book Birthday!) 5/6: Simply 7 Interview w/Jena Benton 5/7 Perfect Picture Book Friday w/Maria Marshall 5/11: ReFoReMo Mentor Text Talk w/Kirsti Call 5/18: Susanna Leonard Hill Tuesday debut 5/19: Kailei Pew For Little Readers Blog 5/20: Lindsay Ward Critter Lit Interview 5/21: KidLit411 Author Spotlight viviankirkfield.com/2021/04/03/amanda-davis-will-write-for-cookies-plus-giveaway/6/1: Picture Book Look Podcast