Book Fair

Eric Velasquez Author Visit – Rescheduled to Jan. 18th, 2018

Eric is the author of numerous luminously illustrated children’s books – rich in content and historical significance. Eric was the recipient of the Coretta-Scott King/John Steptoe award for new talent and his books have earned starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal, including his latest book, “Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library,” which also garnered favorable reviews from The New York Times and The Washington Post. Please join us for an exciting conversation with a talented author!

Eric will speak at 9am, immediately following the 8:30am HCES PTA meeting.

Thank you to everyone that volunteered, visited and purchased books at this year’s book fair, which took place from November 28th through December 1st, 2017.

And our biggest thanks to Adria Bloom, Elizabeth Hines and Ms. Shostal for all their work organizing this year’s book fair – putting together the collection, arranging the Eric Velasquez author visit, collecting for the used book sale and organizing our parent volunteers.

Adria and Liz can be reached at: with any further questions or to get involved for next year.