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Read St. Louis presents Kenneth Oppel, "The Boundless"

Event Type: Author / Book Events
Age Group(s): Teen, Adult, School Age
Date: 4/30/2014
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 All aboard The Boundless for an action-packed escapade for middle grade readers from the internationally bestselling author of Airborn Adventures and the Silverwing Saga.

The Boundless, the greatest train ever built, is on its maiden voyage across the country, and first-class passenger Will Everett is about to embark on the adventure of his life!

When Will ends up in possession of the key to a train car containing priceless treasures, he becomes the target of sinister figures from his past.

In order to survive, Will must join a traveling circus, enlisting the aid of Mr. Dorian, the ringmaster and leader of the troupe, and Maren, a girl his age who is an expert escape artist. With villains fast on their heels, can Will and Maren reach Willís father and save The Boundless before someone winds up dead?

Kenneth Oppel is an award-winning and popular Canadian author who writes compelling and action-packed books for older kids and teens.

Read Saint Louis is a community-wide initiative developed by the St. Louis area library systems to encourage St. Louisans to read and discuss great books. At the core of the program is a belief that making reading fun, exciting and educational will stimulate a passion for lifelong learning in all of us.

Each year, Read St. Louis showcases books to appeal to all interests and reading levels. The libraries host events with each of the featured authors.
Library: Spencer Road Branch-Community Commons    Map
Location: SP Community Commons Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital Event Room (Rm.240 & 243)
Other Information:
 Families Welcome. Books will be sold by Left Bank Books.
Status: Closed


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