Tricia Springstubb & Aya Khalil Virtual Story Hour

A perfect read-aloud book for storytime - School Library Journal (starred review)


We are thrilled to feature author Tricia Springstubb for an online reading of the beautifully written and illustrated Khalil and Mr. Hagerty and the Backyard Treasures. Special guest, author Aya Khalil, will join us for a lively discusion. Signed copies of both author's books are available. Don't miss this unique event!

Tricia Springstubb is the author of the Cody series and the middle-grade novels What Happened on Fox Street, Moonpenny Island, and Every Single Second. She is also the author of the picture book Phoebe and Digger, illustrated by Jeff Newman. Tricia Springstubb has worked as a Head Start teacher and a children's librarian. She lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Aya Khalil is a freelance journalist and educator. The Arabic Quilt is based on events from her childhood, when she immigrated to the US from Egypt. Aya lives in Toledo, Ohio, with her husband, Abdalrahman, and their three children.


Event date: 
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 11:00am
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Khalil and Mr. Hagerty and the Backyard Treasures Cover Image
ISBN: 9781536203066
Availability: Coming From our Warehouse. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - May 26th, 2020

The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story Cover Image
By Aya Khalil, Anait Semirdzhyan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780884487548
Availability: Backordered
Published: Tilbury House Publishers - February 18th, 2020

Please note: Due to increased demand, copies of The Arabic Quilt are currently on backorder as of July 25, 2020.