Kids Summer Reading Program 2019

We’ve got a fantastic summer planned here at the Treehouse - from wildlife conservation to Drag Queens to constellation pajama parties and more! We couldn’t be more excited for the fun, nature-themed kids events we’ll be hosting alongside Brazos’ Summer of Walt Whitman so check out our awesome events below and be sure to stop on by!


Summer Reading Kick Off | Saturday, May 25, 3pm

Join Brazos Bookstore this summer as we celebrate poet Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday with our Summer of Whitman Reading Series! On May 25, bring your young readers by the store for fun, games, and a cook-out! We’ll also be announcing the winners of our annual Spring Bookmark Competition (entry forms available in store and online), so be sure to stop on by!

Rosanne Parry - A WOLF CALLED WANDER | Saturday, June 15, 3pm

Be an animal detective! Acclaimed author Rosanne Parry will share the techniques of a wildlife tracker and how they helped her find the wild animals she writes about in A WOLF CALLED WANDER, both in the wilderness and in her own backyard. Every guest will get a wildlife tracker notebook and the three core principles for tracking wild animals.

Drag Queen Story Hour | Saturday, June 22, 10:30am

Brazos Bookstore was the first Houston host for the now beloved Drag Queen Story Hour. This Pride Week, drag queens return for this family friendly, fun, and fantastic story time for people of all ages!

Find Waldo Local | Monday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 31

Brazos’ annual Find Waldo Local will be starting the first of July! Search for Waldo in your favorite local businesses including Houston Dairymaids, Cactus Music, and Picnic!

Delta Aquarids Pajama Party | Thursday, July 25, 7pm

As the Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower crosses the Northern Hemisphere, Brazos Bookstore and the Houston Astronomical Society will be hosting a night of planets and popcorn! To start off the evening, we’ll have a brief story time with snacks and a craft. HAS will also be set up with telescopes for viewing the shower and other celestial objects. Pajamas are encouraged but not required!

Find Waldo Local Finale Party | Saturday, August 3, 3pm

Finish your Waldo hunt in style this summer with our Find Waldo Local Finale Party! Convene with all your fellow hunters as we play games and draw raffle prizes. Each Waldo found will go toward one raffle ticket and an opportunity to win exciting prizes from Texas Art Supply, Sweetcup Gelato, and many more!

Summer Reading Finale Pizza Party | Saturday, August 10, 3pm

With summer coming to a close, we’ve got one last hurrah before school starts back up! Join us for pizza and fun as we talk about our favorite books of the summer and play some fantastic games! We’ll also have prizes for those who completed our Summer Reading Tracker, including Advanced Reader Copies from your favorite authors!

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail - ALIS THE AVIATOR | Sunday, August 18, 3pm

Houston author Danielle Metcalf-Chenail will be in store for a special story time with her newest picture book, ALIS THE AVIATOR. Join Alis in her A to Z exploration of aviation! The book includes gorgeous cut-paper imagery as well as a meticulously researched history of flight and is sure to thrill!

 

 

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