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The Magic Tree Bookstore...

...Sparking readers' imaginations since 1984






Summer Hours one more week (yes, we still believe it's summer):

Mon-Wed 10 am- 6 pm, Th-Fri 10 am-8 pm, Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sun 11am-5pm.

Beginning Sept. 13 our Sunday hours will return to noon - 4pm.



The Magic Tree Bookstore has been named the Best Children's Bookstore in the Universe!!!! (almost)

Thank you for your support, in our 31st year of sharing stories and friendships.

http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/August-2015/Best-of-Chicago/Best-Childrens-Bookstore/



Fresh New Books at the Magic Tree

Day the Crayons Came Home Book CoverGeorge Book CoverAuggie and Me Book CoverSophmores and Other Oxymorons Book Cover

The Day the Crayons Came Home - Drew Daywalt

George - Alex Gino

Auggie and Me - R. J. Palacio

Sophmores and Other Oxymorons - David Lubar






Writing Workshop






Your Favorite Books

Hundreds of our friends and neighbors have taken part in our Favorite Book poll. The titles make a wonderful, eclectic collection. Stop by the front window to see what your friends and neighbors are recommending. Once the books come out of the window, they're shelved with a "Customer Favorite" tag. Look for the tags when you need a good recommendation.






Join a Bookclub! It's free to members, and you'll get 10% off the current book. All meetings at the Magic Tree. See our "Events" page for a complete listing. If you have an idea for a bookclub, let us know! Let's get it started!

Upcoming club meetings:



Sept 1, 6pm: Comic Women's Collective. Discussing Batgirl of Burnside, DC Comics.

(DATE CHANGE!) Sept 8, 4pm: Pages & Pages Bookclub. Discussing The Map to Everywhere, by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis.

Sept 19, noon: Best Books of All Time. The first meeting of a new book club celebrating the greatest books ever written for young people. This initial meeting will be introductory, and the first book will be Charlotte's Web, by E.B White.

Sept 19, 7pm: Adults Who Love to Read YA. Discussing Dorothy Must Die, by Danielle Paige.

Sept 21, 4:30: Guys Read Bookclub. First fall meeting. Come meet the guys and pick up your book. The first book, Powerless, by Matthew Cody, will be discussed at the October meeting.



Awards and Top Lists for Kids
Caldecott Medal Children's Choice Book Award
Coretta Scott King Award E.B. White Read Aloud Award
Ezra Jack Keats Award Giverny Award
Golden Kite Award Horn Book Award
Mildred L. Batchelder Award Newbery Medal
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
Schneider Family Book Award Scott O'Dell Award
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award


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