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Help Break the Reading Record!

On October 6th Dragonwings Bookstore is is planning to help break a world record for the largest shared reading experience in history. You can join us, and more than 2 million children and adults across the country and around the globe, by reading Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney.  We will be attempting  to [...]

Read More » | September 29, 2011 | Category: Activities, Blog, Events, News | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Heidi, Ellie and Ethan on a Field Trip to Dragonwings.

Field Trip to Dragonwings Bookstore

Students from the Learning Cottage Daycare and Preschool went on a Field Trip to Dragonwings Bookstore last week.  They each wore hand-decorated sun visors and carried slings for their water bottles.  At Dragonwings they hunted for dragons, raced cars on the Ramp Racer, set up the train set, held a Fastrack competition, and prepared and [...]

Read More » | August 1, 2011 | Category: Events, Fun Photos, News | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , ,

GUYS READ SUPER SATURDAY

WIN AN ORIGAMI YODA Have you heard of Origami Yoda – a best-selling, middle school book by Tom Angleberger?  It’s a funny story, with a strange plot, that will keep you guessing, even after you’ve finished reading it. Amazing Coincidence:  Boys will be making origami Yodas at Guys Read Super Saturday at the Waupaca Public [...]


John Green at the Waupaca Book Festival Oct. 1-2

JOHN GREEN IS COMING TO WAUPACA! Waupaca Book Festival Oct. 1-2 John Green – Keynote Speaker  Friday Oct. 1 Waupaca High School 3:30PM  John Green with Amy Krouse Rosenthal Saturday Oct. 2 Waupaca Rec Center 9:00AM Waupaca Book Festival Can you believe it?  John Green, the bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of [...]

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Dragonwings Summer Camp Activities for Kids Fun for Kids at Dragonwings, Waupaca WI

RACING PLANES AND CARS  Cars and planes will be racing at Dragonwings Summer Camp workshop on Tuesday, July 20th.  Campers will choose and assemble their own balsa wood airplanes and balloon car racers, then construct an obstacle course and start racing!  Camp begins at 3:00PM and ends at 4:00PM.  For ages 8-12 (ages 4-7 with [...]


Camp Dragonwings Summertime Activities for Kids Fun for Kids at Dragonwings Waupaca, WI

Darts and Spinners Challenge – Test Your SkillsOur new summer camp series of workshops starts next week!  At this first session we will give each camper their very own safety dart set and a dueling spinners set.  We will give a demonstration of our amazing skills (yikes!), then everyone gets to practice, and after that, [...]


Dragonwings Bookstore Fun for Kids Waupaca, WI Our Dragon Friends Are Missing!

Help!We have a problem here at Dragonwings. Our dragon friends Stripe, Flame, and Scales are missing! The last time we saw the mischievous threesome they were reading  My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett. My Father’s Dragon is the story of a young boy named Elmer Elevator who goes on an adventure to save a [...]


Dragonwings Bookstore Fun for Kids Waupaca, WI The Lonely Hearts Club

The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg “Yesterday, love was such and easy game to play…” but now Penny Lane Bloom knows better. As Penny puts it, guys are “lying, cheating scum of the earth.” Rather than looking for romance, she swearing it off, for good (or at least for the next ten years or [...]


Dragonwings Bookstore Fun for Kids Waupaca, WI Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham While Theodore might not be old enough to take the bar exam or even drive a car, his legal knowledge earns him the respect of his classmates as well as many adults in the legal system. Both of Theodore’s parents are lawyers, allowing Theodore access to the courtroom [...]


Dragonwings Bookstore Fun for Kids Waupaca, WI Shoot-Out by Mike Lupica

Shoot-Out by Mike Lupica There is one sport Jake loves to play: soccer. As the star center mid fielder, he’s exactly where he wants to be. The problem is this star player has ended up on the worst team ever. It’s not that he doesn’t like the other kids on his team, is just that [...]




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