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The Magic Tree Bookstore...

...Sparking readers' imaginations since 1984

Hours: Mon-Wed. 10-6, Th./Fri. 10-8, Sat 9:30 - 5:30, Sun 12 - 4

141 N. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, Il. 60301

Magic Tree serves Oak Park, Chicago, River Forest, Riverside, Forest Park, Elmwood Park, and beyond. Located up the street from the Oak Park Ave. stop on the Green Line. Metered parking on the street or garage parking on North Blvd. with first hour free.

Expanded Holiday Hours starting Nov. 28th

Monday-Friday 9:30-8:00

Saturday 9:30-6:00

Sunday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

And remember, Magic Tree offers free gift wrapping all year.

Big Doings Weekend after Thanksgiving

After all the busyness and festivities of Thanksgiving, why not sleep in and make your way to Magic Tree on Friday, at a civilized time. Familiar faces of your neighbors, (often brilliant) recommendations, fabulous specials, and free gift wrapping all await you at Magic Tree.

Magic Tree joins indie bookstores across the country in bringing published authors in on Small Business Saturday to become trusted booksellers. Patricia J. Murphy, author of Journey of a Pioneer, Bugs and Us, and so many more, will be bubbling over with fabulous recommendations at 10 a.m. as will Larry Day and Miriam Busch, collaborators of the recently released picture book Lion Lion ("Sly, dark humor for little ones—at its best" Kirkus Reviews). William Hazelgrove, author of The Pitcher, Real Santa, and others will be on hand at 1 p.m. Also arriving by 1:30 is author Ami Polonsky. Ami's debut novel Gracefully Grayson has just been released to rave reviews. At 2 p.m., Kate Hannigan, author of Cupcake Cousins will enthusiastically recommend her favorites. We also welcome other authors to volunteer for this fun gig.

And don't forget--The Grinch is also coming to Magic Tree on Sat!


Wednesdays Storytime @ 10:30 a.m.

Debbie Buckley, mom, retired librarian and delightful Magic Tree Staffer leads preschoolers in stories, movement, song. .Parents and caregivers are invited to bring young people to this fun free storytime.

Find out about more upcoming fun at Magic Tree...

Recently Autographed...

We have a few signed copies of a wonderful new YA novel called Blind. Meg Wolitzer signed copies of her new young adult novel Belzhar. Amy Krause Rosenthal signed her latest picture book, Uni the Unicorn as well as some of her other books. Jim Aylesworth signed his latest book My Grandfather's Coat as well as The Mitten. We have autographed copies of Ally Condie's latest, Atlantia. Always new autographed books available at Magic Tree.


Adults Who Love to Read YA Literature

Once a month, adults who enjoy reading YA Lit get together to discuss a current title. In addition to a lively book chat, participants have had the opportunity to sit down with their book's author or Skype with an out-of-town author about their book. Anyone buying a bookclub title in order to join in the discussion receives a 10% discount. Next meeting is Jan. 8th at 7 p.m. There will be no bookclub in December. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson will be discussed in January.

By Anderson, Laurie Halse
2010-02 - Speak
9780142415573 - Paperback   See Other Formats

Usually available or order in 2 or 3 days.

Six years after Cassie and Lia resolved to become the skinniest girls in their school, Cassie dies. Unable to bear the sadness and guilt following Cassie's death, Lia spirals deeper into her own eating disorder. ...More

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