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Caroline Fraser will present Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Caroline Fraser will Present her New Hardcover Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and it was just Named One of The Top Ten Books of 2017, by The New York Times!

Alexander's Journey Meet & Greet Booksigning Event!

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Jeff W. Goodwin & Alexander, his son will Meet & Greet fans and Celebrate the Publication and Autograph Jeff's New Softcover Alexander's Journey: Dum Spiro Spero, a Book, and a Documentary DVD (including Digital Download).  Watch the Alexander's Journey - Dum Spiro Spero - Promo Trailer on Vimeo!

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  Alexander's Journey: Dum Spiro Spero is a Book and Documentary DVD (including Digital Download), ISBN 9780999116401.  This is a story of a young boy's courage and positivity and a family's reluctance to accept the choices given to them.  A story of good people coming together in bad circumstances and how one small boy who loves owls and cares more for others than himself won the hearts of thousands of people all over the world.  The story tells of triumph over adversity, the kindness of strangers and how life's mosaic comes together when all, including faith, appears lost.


$11.99
SKU: 9780999116425

Murray the Smallest Owl by Anita Morris (AKA The Owl Lady)

About Murray the Smallest Owl:  Murray the Smallest Owl is a story about Murray the Burrowing Owl who is bullied by other birds of prey from the falconry where he lives.  Murray is left feeling sad and alone until his best friend Alexander Goodwin of Alexander's Journey helps him to recognize his individual talents.  Together they go to visit a Countess in her home in England.  Murray learns that being different is great.  This charming Book includes photographs of Murray and the different birds of prey, and of Murray with his best friend Alex.  Children learn about different birds of prey through interesting facts about the birds featured.  The Book also includes worksheets to help children to recognize their talents and to help them to learn what to do when they see or hear someone being bullied.  Murray the Smallest Owl is ideal for children of Elementary School age.

About the Author:  Anita Morris (AKA The Owl Lady) is a Psychologist based in the UK and Director of Hack Back CIC, a community organization.  She regularly works with children and adults helping them to recognize their personal value, and build self-esteem and confidence.  She works in schools and in the UK National Health Service improving the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.  She is a firm believer in the healing power of nature, and a pioneer in the use of birds of prey as a conduit to personal development.  Anita met Alexander Goodwin and his family through social media 12 months ago in 2016.  Since then Anita and Alex have developed a friendship based on a love of dinosaurs, nature and birds of prey, especially Owls.


A. J. Baime will present The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World

$30.00
SKU: A9780544617346

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK: Author Autographed Hardcover of The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World by A.J. Baime.


Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush Meet & Greet Booksigning!

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush will Meet & Greet fans at a Photo Opportunity celebrating their New Hardcover with an Author Autographed Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

ABOUT THE AUTHORS: 

David Goldfield will present The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good

EVENT OVERVIEW:  David Goldfield will Present his New Hardcover The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good.

The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781620400883
Availability: Out of Stock, generally 2-3 days to Order your Copy and have it arrive.
Published: Bloomsbury USA - November 14th, 2017

Glennon Doyle will present Love Warrior: A Memoir In Conversation

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Glennon Doyle will Present her New Softcover Memoir Love Warrior.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Girls on the Run Greater Kansas City.

$16.99
SKU: A9781250075734

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK: One Author Autographed Softcover Memoir of Love Warrior by Glennon Melton.


SOLD OUT! Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush will give a Multimedia Presentation and be In Conversation about Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

On Thursday, November 02, 2017, at 5:00 PM, our entire Rainy Day Books Staff will go to Unity Temple on The Plaza to be in service for our Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush Author Event.

Khizr Khan will present An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Khizr Khan will Present for his New Hardcover An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & IRC International Relations Council of Kansas City.

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK: Author Autographed Hardcover of An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan.


Jennet Conant will present Man of the Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Jennet Conant will Present her New Hardcover Man of the Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology.

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK: Author Autographed Hardcover of Man of the Hour by Jennet Conant.


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