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October 2020

NYPL – KidsLIVE! Event to Celebrate Latinx History Month

October 13
Virtual
NYPL

Join authors Anika Aldamuy Denise and Tania de Regil for a special KidsLIVE! event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Anika’s book, “Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré”, and Tania’s book, “A New Home” will be discussed between the authors and NYPL librarians! Learn about what it’s like to write books, how you can be an illustrator (demonstrated by Tania), and more! Check back soon for event time and link to join us!

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SCBWI Mid Atlantic’s Fall Virtual Conference

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual

Picture Book Panel with authors Anika Aldamuy Denise, Maryann Macias, and Fernando Gonzales, Creative Director for Make  Way for Books. To register or for full conference program, click here.

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November 2020

Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors *Special Book Launch* Event for “A Girl Named Rosita”

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Virtual
FREE

About this Event Join us as we welcome local award-winning author Anika Aldamuy Denise to the 2020-2021 RI Festival of Children's Books and Authors. Denise will speak on her new book, A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer!, which launches two days before the talk, on November 3rd. Anika Aldamuy Denise is a multiple award-winning author who writes stories that tickle her funny bone, tug her heartstrings, feed her curiosity, and celebrate her bicultural Puerto Rican-American…

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Wednesday Afternoon Author Series – Silver Unicorn Bookstore

November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual

History, Hollywood Magic, and Big, Big dreams come together in this beautiful picture book about Rita Moreno's talented life. Perfect for any young reader in your life with big dreams and a bright future! We're always happy to host Anika Aldamuy Denise! Her newest picture book, A Girl Named Rosita, is a biographical look at Puerto Rican trailblazing actress Rita Moreno's life. It's gorgeously illustrated by Espinosa and features Spanish language throughout the book for a true and authentic telling…

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An Unlikely Storytime

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
An Unlikely Story, 111 South Street
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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FREE

Rhode Island author Anika Aldamuy Denise is sharing her new picture book biography, A Girl Named Rosita, in a virtual storytime presentation.

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What Cheer Writers Club – Author Talk

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CHEERS: Club Cocktail Chats Every Friday at 5pm Club Members are invited to gather on our virtual platform on Slack for CHEERS: Club Cocktail Chats, conversations (via Zoom) around topics ranging from podcasting to publishing to genre and craft, alongside talks with recently published local authors. Join us each Friday at 5pm. Fri, Nov 13: Author Talk w/ Anika Aldamuy Denise Visit What Cheer online to join the club and attend the event!

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Author Extravaganza at The King’s English Bookshop

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual
FREE

Learn and laugh with dozens of your favorite bestselling authors as they join forces to celebrate The King's English Bookshop at our Author Extravaganza! Enjoy a day of free, online panels and conversations with topics ranging from Inspiring Young Readers to Publishing Basics to Finding Your Writing Inspiration during COVID and more! This day of events will take place on Zoom and registration is encouraged. Your registration is good for the whole day! Attend any or all panels and activities, all day long! 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Feminism For…

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Miami Book Fair

November 15 - November 22
Virtual
Miami Book Fair

Miami Book Fair Online starts streaming on November 15th! Join the world's largest and most diverse literary community. Get access to hundreds of authors on our new virtual platform. Sign up to be first online! MiamiBookFairOnline.com #MBFOnline2020

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Vroman’s Storytime & Book Talk for ‘A Girl Named Rosita”

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual

*This event begins at 11am Pacific Time* Pura Belpré Honor winner Anika Aldamuy Denise (Planting Stories) and New York Times bestselling illustrator Leo Espinosa (Islandborn) tell the story of Rita Moreno, the Puerto Rican superstar best known for her Oscar-winning performance in the original West Side Story film, in this gorgeous picture book biography. When young Rosita moved from Puerto Rico to the mainland United States, she didn't know what to expect--but she knew she loved to sing and dance. Working to overcome the…

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Small Business Saturday at Barrington Books

November 28
Barrington Books, 184 County Rd.
Barrington, RI 02806 United States
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More details for safe distanced signing of A GIRL NAMED ROSITA coming soon!

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