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Join the bestselling author behind Disney’s smash hit, Megan Schull, to celebrate her new novel billion dollar girl! This free, one-night-only event is for children, caregivers, families and friends. falling off Stewart Park Grand Pavilion from 6pm to 8:30pm on Tuesday, September 13th for a great community-wide party in the park with gifts, homey ambiance and a book signing with Meghan! Books will be available for purchase at this event. Megan is proud to partner with Ithaca’s newest independent bookstore, Odyssey Librarywho will donate 10% of all pre-orders and event sales to BILLION DOLLAR GIRL Family and Children’s Service in Ithaca—A truly extraordinary nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of children and families in our community.
Megan Schole: “My biggest wish is for my books to be a safe haven in a storm,” says Megan. “For me, that’s the most important thing: helping kids feel comfortable, calm, and less isolated.” She adds, “I feel so lucky to have grown up in Ithaca—starting events with my hometown makes this event special. Drop by, pick up a book, and say hi, rain or light, we can’t wait to see you there!”
About the billion dollar girl
From the bestselling authors behind Disney’s The Swap comes BILLION DOLLAR GIRL by Megan Shull (Razorbill; On Sale September 13, 2022; ISBN: 9780593524572; Ages 10-14 ($17.99), is a deeply moving account of a girl’s unforgettable journey to discover that life’s true jackpot may not be what it seems. An exciting and disturbing exploration at the same time of what we appreciate, suspenseful and wise, The Billion Dollar Girl is a profound reminder that we are inexplicably intertwined; A hopeful story for our time.
About Megan Scholl
A vocal character in children’s stories and films, Megan Scholl is the bestselling author of many stand-up and cheerful stories for young readers and teens. Her books have been adapted for films, including Disney’s hit hit, The Swap. Most recently, Paramount won the rights to her novel Bounce. Born and raised in Ithaca, New York, Megan holds a PhD from Cornell University, where her work has focused on helping children build resilience. She lives in her hometown, near a lake carved by glaciers and surrounded by hills and a trillion waterfalls.
About Odyssey Library
Odyssey Bookstore is Ithaca’s newest independent bookstore. The Odyssey Bookstore was opened in 2020 by Ithaca, a native of Ithaca, with over 7,200 titles to choose from! Megan is proud to partner with Odyssey Bookstore to deliver signed and personalized copies of Billion Dollar Girl shipped nationwide, right for you! Pre-order Billion Dollar Girl online at OdysseyBookstore.com or order by phone: 607-269-5800. If you’re in the Ithaca area, visit Odyssey Bookstore, 115 W Green St, Lower Ithaca, NY 14850.
Laura Larson: “Odyssey is honored to have been chosen to partner with Megan, we want to share this local love with a very important organization in town: the Family & Children Service of Ithaca. Odyssey will donate 10% of pre-orders and event sales from Billion Dollar Girl to support family and children’s work In our community. A local author, a local book store, a local non-profit, are working together to celebrate and launch this exciting new book with you!”
About Family and Children’s Service in Ithaca
The Family and Children’s Service of Ithaca (F&CS) is a private, not-for-profit community agency dedicated to supporting, promoting, and strengthening the well-being of individuals and families by providing accessible, high-quality mental health care and social services that are particularly sensitive to the needs of children.
About Stewart Park – 1 James L. Gibbs Doctor, Ithaca, NY 14850
Stewart Park is open from dawn to dusk year-round and is always free for all. Originally a trolley park in the 1890s, Stewart Park has been owned and maintained by the city of Ithaca since 1921. Conveniently located on the southern tip of Cayuga Lake in Ithaca, New York, Stewart Park is a great place to watch the sunset. Stewart Park amenities include: a comprehensive, state-of-the-art theater theatre, Cayuga Waterfront Trail, a bird sanctuary and more. You can visit Stewart Park by bus, foot, bike, car or paddle boat. TCAT users can access Stewart Park on the highway. 13. To learn more, check out: friendsofstewartpark.org.