Celebrity Booksellers on Small Business Saturday

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with us and three amazing humans! Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan (astronaut), Dr. Carlotta Penn (author & musician) and Margaret Peterson Haddix (NYT-bestselling author) will be on hand to welcome you, personalize copies of their books, and maybe even make a recommendation! During their hour-long shifts, we will donate 10% of sales to fund book purchases for Columbus Early Learning Centers in Columbus, Ohio.


  • 10-11 a.m. Kathryn "Kathy" Sullivan
  • 1-2 p.m. Carlotta Penn
  • 2-3 p.m. Margaret Peterson Haddix

Kathryn D. Sullivan, PhD is a NASA astronaut (retired), former Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), former Chief Executive Officer of COSI and an inductee in the Astronaut Hall of Fame.

Carlotta Penn, PhD is founder and author at Daydreamers Press. She a Daydreamer who believes in justice and in the power of arts and literature to activate change in the world. Dr. Penn’s books also include Dream a Rainbow and Turtle with an Afro.

Margaret Peterson Haddix has written more than forty books for kids and teens. Her books have been honored with numerous state reader’s choice awards and the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award, and they’ve been translated into more than twenty languages.


Event date: 
Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 10:00am
Event address: 
2116 Arlington Ave
Upper Arlington, OH 43221
To the Stars!: The First American Woman to Walk in Space By Carmella Van Vleet, Dr. Kathy Sullivan, Nicole Wong (Illustrator) Cover Image
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781580896450
Published: Charlesbridge - August 7th, 2018

The Turtle With an Afro: A Star is Born! By Carlotta Penn, Audy Popoola (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carlotta Penn, Audy Popoola (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780999661352
Availability: Coming From our Warehouse. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Daydreamers Press - March 7th, 2022

Mysteries of Trash and Treasure: The Secret Letters By Margaret Peterson Haddix Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062838520
Availability: Coming From our Warehouse. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 20th, 2022