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Sarah Ockler's AWESOME Twenty Boy Summer Tweet Party!

Join us for this one-of-a-kind YA book launch party featuring booktrivia, spontaneous (and sometimes inappropriately personal) authorQ&A, prizes and giveaways, laughs, and tons of tweety tomfoolerycelebrating Sarah Ockler's debut novel, TWENTY BOY SUMMER!
Date: Friday, June 5, 2009Time: 7:00-11:00 PM, ESTLocation:

10 Reasons to Come to TwentyTWEET Summer

  1. At this swanky book launch party, you can totallyshow up in your PJs.
  2. Prizes and giveaways throughout the night! Goodies include signedbooks, bookstore giftcards, cool sea glass stuff, and Sarah’shometown-inspired gifts like Buffalo’s famous chocolate spongecandy!
  3. Unlike attending a regular party, you won’t have to see Sarahdance and then pretend that she doesn’t totally suck when she asks youabout her moves later. And trust us. She will ask.
  4. It’s free! No cover charge for Twenty Tweet Summer!
  5. Rap, country, pop, grunge, classic rock, indie… at this party, youcan be your own DJ!
  6. No forced conversation with that goofball at the munchies table. Imean, unless you’re into goofballs. You’re call at the Twenty TweetSummer!
  7. Nothing will get broken, including your new heels, your glasses,your heart, or that really expensive one-of-a-kind sculpture someone’sparents brought back from Greece.
  8. Chat with YA author Sarah. Go ahead. Ask her any embarrassing,crazy thing you want because she’ll be there all night, readyto dish about her own summer of 20 boys.
  9. There’s pretty much zero chance of the cops busting upthe party.
  10. Sarah is excited and honored to celebrate with you as sheintroduces her debut novel, TWENTY BOY SUMMER, to the world! So pleasejoin us for the fun!
  11. Bonus reason: Okay. How adorable is our Twenty TWEET Summer mascotup there?!

Party Pointers

  • You'll need a Twitter account (free) to join the party. If youdon't have an account, you can">sign upnow.
  • Be sure to follow Sarah at @sarahockler before theparty. Only Sarah's twitter followers will be eligible forprizes!
  • When you get to the party on Friday, say hi, introduce yourself,ask a question, or jump right in on the conversation! Just use the tag#20BoySummer in all of your party tweets.
  • Watch for TWENTY BOY SUMMER book and author trivia questions from@sarahockler throughout the night. Answer correctly to win moreprizes!
  • If you've already read the book, don't post any spoilers! Nocomments or questions that give away the good stuff!
  • Stop by any time!
  • Party times are listed in EST.



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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Youth Services Manager who works with kids, tweens and teens. I love being asked about great books to read! I started my blog in 2008 as a way to keep track of what I've been reading and to use a reference tool for reader's advisory and it's grown into much more than I could have ever anticipated. In addition to book reviews, I also enjoy posting audiobook reviews, booklists and my adventures in being a librarian. 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker Committees: 2021 Newbery Committee 2018 Odyssey Committee 2016 Caldecott Award 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee- Fabulous Films Committee I have also served on the Cybils, Missouri State Library Association Readers Selection Lists, and as an Audies judge. Presentations :  I have offered various presentations at local, state and national libraries and conferences. Topics have included:  What's New in Children's & Teen Literature Engaging Teens in Reader's Advisory Gee