Wednesday April 20th-- 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Author Elinor Teele shares her new book The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin
and some STEM-powered activities -- DRAW A STEAM ENGINE, CREATE LEGO INVENTIONS, and PLAY WORD GAMES -- Join us for some great interactive fun for ages 6-12.
About the Book
John Coggin is no ordinary boy. He is devising an invention that nobody has ever seen before, something that just might change the world, or at least make life a little bit better for him and his little sister, Page. But that’s only when he can sneak a break from his loathsome job—building coffins for the family business under the beady gaze of his cruel Great-Aunt Beauregard. Roald Dahl meets The Penderwicks in this quirky, humorous, whimsical, and heartwarming middle grade debut about two siblings who run away from home to escape working in the family coffin business.