Packed with real-life tales of adventure, breathtaking illustrations, and practical tools, this handbook is an inspiring guide for the next generation of climate activists, conservationists, and nature lovers. The wonder of the natural world surrounds us—from the Amazon rainforest to the snowy peaks of Mount Everest to the green spaces in big cities. And as the threat of climate change grows, it’s more important than ever to show appreciation for our planet by taking action. Andrea will appear on Crowdcast to discuss her new book, The Wild World Handbook.
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4:15pm to 5:00pm
Dream Bus at Kennedy Heights Community Center
Visit the Dream Bus for outdoor browsing, check out and returns, placing holds and hold pickup, or to register for a library card.
199 Kennedy Heights
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Wisconsin Book Festival Presents Kevin Kwan for Sex and Vanity
The author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians takes you from Capri to NYC, where Lucie Tang Churchill finds herself torn between two men--and two very different cultures. On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can't stand him. She can't stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have a view of the Tyrrhenian Sea, she can't stand that he knows more about Casa Malaparte than she does, and she really can't stand it when he kisses her in the darkness of the ancient ruins of a Roman villa and they are caught by her snobbish, disapproving cousin Charlotte. The daughter of an American-born Chinese mother and a blue-blooded New York father, Lucie has always sublimated the Asian side of herself in favor of the white side, and she adamantly denies having feelings for George. But several years later, when George unexpectedly appears in East Hampton, where Lucie is weekending with her new fiancé, Lucie finds herself drawn to George again.
Copies of Sex & Vanity will be distributed for free to attendees who reserve a copy. During the event, there will be a link to claim your book. Simply fill out the form and a book will be sent to you our bookselling partners at A Room of One's Own Bookstore. Kevin Kwan will appear live on Crowdcast to discuss his newest book, Sex & Vanity. Join the event at: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/wbf-sex-vanity.