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Shop the Primary School Book Fair:

Friday, November 1 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm  - PJ Night
Sunday, November 3 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm (at the Middle School)
 Monday & Tuesday, November 4-5-  8:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, November 6 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

PJ Night - Now On Friday!

Say yes to new adventures! Children can wear their PJ's for a giant party! Snuggle up with a book and show off your dance moves at the Freeze Dance Contest. Parents can shop hands-free while Brookside students enjoy crafts, a movie and snack, and more. 

Friday, November 1 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. | Primary School


Pre-Order Books Today

Kids love getting autographed books! You must pre-order books for authors to sign during their visit. 

Pre-Order books

Gift Certificates

Purchase Gift Certificates for your child's teacher to shop at the Book Fair.



Class Shopping Schedule

Come shop with your child's class at the Book Fair. 

Monday, 11/4

  • 8:30-9am - Blue K
  • 9-9:30am - Pre-K Blue
  • 9:30-10am - Pre-K Green
  • 10-10:30am - 2A
  • 11:15-11:45am 0 Green K
  • 12:30-1pm - 1S
  • 1:30-2pm - 1P

Tuesday, 11/5

  • 11:30am-12pm - 3R
  • 12-12:30pm - 2Mc
  • 1-1:30pm - 3C
  • 1:30-2pm - 2S

Wednesday, 11/6

  • 9:15-9:45am - 1M
  • 10:15-10:45am - 3V

Arctic Adventure Community Book Fair - Sunday, November 3!

Open to the public! Join MKA on Sunday, November 3 from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. for our Arctic Adventure Community Book Fair. Travel through the cold to find the stories that must be told.

Get Free Frosty Face Paintings & Shivering Snow Cones

Need a friend to keep you warm during the storm? Bring a stuffed animal with you to our magnifICEnt story times at 1pm & 2pm!

Location: MKA Middle School, 201 Valley Road

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Meet the Authors

Malcom Mitchell

Malcolm Jarod Mitchell  is an author, poet, and a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Georgia. In 2016, Mitchell released his first book, The Magician's Hat. This children's picture book features David, the Magician, who loves to perform magic.

Ross Burach

Ross Burach is an author and illustrator with a degree in fine arts from the University of Massachusetts. Since graduation, Ross has focused on designing characters and backgrounds for animation studios within children’s media. He has always loved combining words and pictures to create humor and has since found the perfect blend for a career in children’s books. Ross currently lives with his wife and daughter in a concrete jungle called Brooklyn.

Some of his books are Trucks Full of Ducks, I Am Not A Chair! , and Pine And Boof - The Lucky Leaf. 

Betsy Bird

Betsy Bird is the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library, and the former Youth Materials Specialist of New York Public Library. Betsy reviews for Kirkus, served on the 2007 Newbery Award committee, and her children’s literature blog, a fuse #8. Betsy is the author of the picture book Giant Dance Party (Greenwillow, 2013) illustrated by Brandon Dorman, and a co-author on the nonfiction book Wild Things: Acts of Mischief in Children’s Literature (Candlewick, 2014) which she wrote with fellow bloggers Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta. (Photograph by Sonya Sones)

Pre-Order Books Today

Kids love getting autographed books! You must pre-order books for authors to sign during their visit. Pre-order your copies below.

Pre-Order Books 

Questions? Contact:

Becki Hirsh | Valerie Puryear

Charge Limit Form

Set a spending limit for your Primary School child  while they shop the Book Fair. Learn more about the Charge Limit on the FAQ page. 

complete charge limit form


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Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to the most common questions about the Book Fair.