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Our favorite books (new and old), fun new products, upcoming store events, Waupaca activities, author visits, Waupaca school district events and more. Comments, share, and visit often!

Waupaca Welcomes Jan Brett – Sunday, December 4

You are invited to join the Waupaca Public Library and Dragonwings Bookstore in welcoming author/illustrator Jan Brett to Waupaca! Her tour bus arrives at the Waupaca Middle School on Sunday, December 4th at 4:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to take family photos with the bus before Jan speaks at 5:00 pm. Following her presentation, she [...]

Read More » | November 26, 2016 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, Book Picks, News | Comments: none | Tags: , , ,

Did you see Gordon Korman in Waupaca?

 Gordon Korman is Awesome      Gordon Korman visited schools all day, when he was here on March 1. Late in the afternoon he had dinner with SLAG in the library’s teen department and ended the day with an evening presentation and book signing at the library. Before the final event, he asked if we expected [...]

Read More » | May 26, 2016 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, book-reviews | Comments: none

One of My Favorite Authors is Coming!

GORDON KORMAN  WAUPACA PUBLIC LIBRARY  6:00 PM Tuesday, March 1, 2016    That’s right! – the author of the Swindle series, also Masterminds, The Hypnotists, the Titanic trilogy, and dozens more. He gives a great presentation (I’ve seen him once before) and I guarantee that it will be a blast. He will be with students [...]

Read More » | February 10, 2016 | Category: Activities, Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, News | Comments: none | Tags: ,

New and improved Dragonwings

Waupaca Book Festival highlights and the New and Improved Dragonwings

The Waupaca Book Festival was quite the success this year with 16 authors attending, showcasing and signing their amazing books.  A performance by Eric Litwin, author of Pete the Cat books, was one of the highlights, captivating a room full of children that hung on his every word.  Pete the Cat books are getting lots [...]

Read More » | October 22, 2012 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, News | Comments: none

Danger at the Zoo

Autographed Books from American Girl Make Great Christmas Gifts!

Dragonwings has a few signed copies of  the five mysteries by American Girl author Kathleen Ernst. They come with bookmarks from the author and would definitely make your American girl very happy this holiday. Clues in the Shadows Molly Molly is trying to help the war effort, but she has a lot to worry about [...]

Read More » | November 23, 2011 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, book-reviews, Great Gifts, News, Staff Picks | Comments: none

Author Catherine Gilbert Murdock coming to Dragonwings

Her books are winning awards, her character D.J. Schwenk is beloved by readers, the setting is a dairy farm in Wisconsin, and the best news of all is that book # 3 Front and Center arrived ahead of its scheduled release in October! Get ready to meet popular author Catherine Murdock on Monday, September 28th. [...]

Author William Durbin coming to Waupaca March 3

Could you face danger alone in the wilderness? In many of William Durbin’s novels kids are relying on survival skills to help them escape from enemies, predators, or other dangers in dark forests or on wild rivers. Living in northern Minnesota on the edge of the Boundary Waters, Mr. Durbin knows the sounds, sights and [...]

Meet the Author: Jody Fickes Shapiro Monday August 20 at 1:00 PM Family Lullaby is our favorite new bedtime book – it was just released in May! You are invited to meet Jody and hear her speak about baby bedtime rituals, and the importance of reading to babies. She will also read selections from Family [...]