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Vroman's Celebrates 125 years with special anniversary events

Larissa Theule presents and signs Born to Ride: A Story about Bicycle Face

Larissa Theule book signing Wednesday June 5th at 10:30am

Louise Belinda Bellflower lives in Rochester, New York, in 1896. She spends her days playing with her brother, Joe. But Joe gets to ride a bicycle, and Louise Belinda doesn't. In fact, Joe issues a solemn warning: If girls ride bikes, their faces will get so scrunched up, eyes bulging from the effort of balancing, that they'll get stuck that way FOREVER! Louise Belinda is appalled by this nonsense, so she strikes out to discover the truth about this so-called "bicycle face." Set against the backdrop of the women's suffrage movement, Born to Ride is the story of one girl's courageous quest to prove that she can do everything the boys can do, while capturing the universal freedom and accomplishment children experience when riding a bike. (Abrams Books for Young Readers)

Larissa Theule is a kids book author of whose books include, How Do You Do, Born to Ride and the forthcoming A Way With Wild Things.

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 10:30am
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419734120
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 12th, 2019

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