Join us for story time with Stephanie Wildman and Emma Bland Smith on Saturday, May 8 at 12pm PT to celebrate, Brave in the Water, on Zoom!
An event especially for young readers!
San Francisco children's book authors Stephanie Wildman and Emma Bland Smith will each read a story,
followed by a special opportunity to ask them any questions you may have about being a children's book author!
How do they come up with storybook ideas?
Do they make those drawings themselves?
What books do they like to read?
Join us to find out and ask your own question!
When you purchase a copy of Brave in the Water, you'll be entered to win a Green Apple Books gift card!
(Psst—if you order a copy of Brave in the Water AND one of Emma Bland Smith's books, you'll be entered twice!)
AND if you order a copy of Brave in the Water by event date, you can have your copy personalized!
Just write who you would like the book made out to in the order comments.
Zoom Login Info
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Click here to access coloring pages made specially by Brave in the Water's illustrator Jenni Feilder-Aguilar!
About Brave in the Water
Are you afraid to put your face in the water? So is Diante. He would like to play in the pool with other children. He’s not afraid to hang upside down, though, and he’s surprised to learn his grandma is. Can Diante help Grandma and become brave in the water?
About Stephanie Wildman
Stephanie M. Wildman, author of the forthcoming Brave in the Water, became a Professor Emerita after serving as the John A. and Elizabeth H. Sutro Chair at Santa Clara Law. She directed the school’s Center for Social Justice and Public Service. In 2007 the Society of American Law Teachers, the largest national organization of law school faculty honored her with their Great Teacher Award. Her most recent books include: Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America 3d (with Richard Delgado, Angela A. Harris, Juan F. Perea, and Jean Stefancic) (2015); Social Justice: Professionals Communities and Law (with Martha R. Mahoney and John O. Calmore) (2013) and Women and the Law Stories (with Elizabeth Schneider) (2011). Her book, Privilege Revealed: How Invisible Preference Undermines America, (with contributions by Margalynne Armstrong, Adrienne D. Davis, & Trina Grillo) won the 1997 Outstanding Book Award from the Gustavus Meyers Center for Human Rights. She has authored dozens of law review articles and journalistic pieces. She is a grandmother, mother, spouse, friend, good listener, and she is able to sit “criss-cross apple sauce” thanks to her yoga practice.
About Emma Bland Smith
Emma Bland Smith is the award-winning author of Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West, as well as other fiction and nonfiction books for children. Many of Emma’s books include animals—wolves, dogs, pigs, even alligators! Emma is a librarian and author and lives in San Francisco with her husband, two kids, dog, and cat—but no wolf, pig, or alligator. Visit her online at emmabsmith.com and on Twitter at @emmablandsmith.
Are you afraid to put your face in the water? So is Diante. He would like to play in the pool with other children. He's not afraid to hang upside down, though, and he's surprised to learn his grandma is. Can Diante help Grandma and become brave in the water?
Also available in Spanish - Valiente en el Agua
(This book cannot be returned nor exchanged.)
Claude is the story of the California Academy of Sciences' beloved albino alligator, from his birth in Louisiana to his present day life in his swamp at the Academy.
"Ultimately, Claude’s hopeful tale is a celebration of individuality and the joy in finding those who appreciate you for exactly who you are."--Booklist