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Celebrate Pi Day with Children’s Author Wil Mara

Saturday, March 9, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As Pi Day approaches, award-winning children’s author Wil Mara reads from his recently published biography of Albert Einstein, part of the DK Life Stories series. The book for young readers ages 8-12 covers Einstein’s family and education, his travels and troubles, and the special compass he was given as a young boy that first set him on the path to questioning the world around him. Books will be available for sale and signing.

A native of Southern New Jersey, Mara has written extensively for children, including “The Story of Civil Rights” from the DK Readers series. He has also written more than 50 titles in the Rookie Biographies and Rookie Read-About series, as well as five titles for the best-selling The Boxcar Children series.

Sponsored by the library, jaZams and the Historical Society of Princeton.

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Date:
Saturday, March 9
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Venue

CoLab Space – Third Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Staff Contact
Mimi Bowlin, Nora Walsh
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Summary
As Pi Day approaches, award-winning children's author Wil Mara reads from his recently published biography of Albert Einstein, part of the DK Life Stories series. The book for young readers ages 8-12 covers Einstein’s family and education, his travels and troubles, and the special compass he was given as a young boy that first set him on the path to questioning the world around him. Books will be available for sale and signing. A native of Southern New Jersey, Mara has written extensively for children, including "The Story of Civil Rights" from the DK Readers series. He has also written more than 50 titles in the Rookie Biographies and Rookie Read-About series, as well as five titles for the best-selling The Boxcar Children series.
Co-Presenters
jaZams and the Historical Society of Princeton
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Handbill (5.5 x 8.5), Flyer (8.5 x 11)
Max Number of Attendees
60
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Age Groups
All Ages
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