On April 28, 2018, local an d independently owned bookstores celebrated Independent Bookstore Day! We were invited to Wesleyan's R J Julia Bookstore's event located at 413 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457. We had the honor of meeting two very lovely local authors: Jeff Cohen, WNPR news reporter and author of "Eva and Sadie" book series and C. W. Sparklet, author of "Peek." We were graciously hosted by Alex and Dylan and want to say a special thanks to the Store Manager, Michael. We had a lovely time reading to the children at Story Time. If you live in Middletown, CT, call...
On April 27th, 2018, we visited Pitkin Elementary school located at 330 Hills Street, East Hartford, CT for their Pitkin Spring Vendor Fair to help raise money for their accessible playground. All children deserve to play. We were happy to be among beautiful crafts, jewelry, and inventions. If you are interested in donating money to this cause, please follow on facebook, instagram, and learn more here.
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Path to Greatness is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization dedicated and committed to help middle and high school students realize they are already great! We met the founder Lavon Howard at the Beau Arts Festival in Philadelphia and he invited Lauren Simone Publishing House publisher, Dr. Melissa-Sue John and authors, Shaneika Burchell-Kerr and Imani Ariana to be interviewed for his podcast. Click here to listen.
April has been an excellent month at Lauren Simone Publishing House. We were in Philadelphia at the Beau Arts Book Festival held at The Greatness Center on April 7th, at the East Hartford Family Forum Meet the Author event held at the Hockanum Early Childhood Learning Center on April 11th, at the VPK School in Florida on April 12th, and at a beautiful Local Author Showcase on April 13th at Prosser Public Library in Bloomfield, CT.