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June 2019

Thurber Summer Writing Camp: 4/5 Grade

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$225.00

Thurber House turns 35 this year, and we are excited to celebrate with our campers! We have new teachers joining our camp favorites, walking field trips, a “Flat Thurber” to write about, a chance to play in dirt (and write about it), solve mysteries, craft poems, and meet others who love to read and write too. For Rising 4 and 5 Graders: We’ll cover everything from Ohio to the worlds beyond at camp. You’ll work with historical fiction, fly out…

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Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: 4/5 Grade

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$225.00

Thurber House turns 35 this year, and we are excited to celebrate with our campers! We have new teachers joining our camp favorites, walking field trips, a “Flat Thurber” to write about, a chance to play in dirt (and write about it), solve mysteries, craft poems, and meet others who love to read and write too. For Rising 4 and 5 Graders: We’ll cover everything from Ohio to the worlds beyond at camp. You’ll work with historical fiction, fly out…

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Kaira Rouda

June 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Ave.
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$25 – $40

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! About the book and author: The perfect home. The perfect family. The perfect lie. Jane Harris lives in a sparkling home in an oceanfront gated community in Orange County. It’s a place that seems too beautiful to be touched by sadness. But…

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July 2019

Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: 4/5 Grade

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$225.00

Thurber House turns 35 this year, and we are excited to celebrate with our campers! We have new teachers joining our camp favorites, walking field trips, a “Flat Thurber” to write about, a chance to play in dirt (and write about it), solve mysteries, craft poems, and meet others who love to read and write too. For Rising 4 and 5 Graders: We’ll cover everything from Ohio to the worlds beyond at camp. You’ll work with historical fiction, fly out…

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Marika McCoola and Flip the Page

July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Ave.
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$25 – $40

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! Marika McCoola is an illustrator, educator, and New York Times bestselling author of Baba Yaga's Assistant. She is the 2019 Thurber House Children’s Writer-in-Residence. Baba Yaga’s Assistant features Russian folklore icon Baba Yaga, a fearsome witch who lives in a house on…

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Thurber House $5 Pop Up Event: Margaret Peterson Haddix

July 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Ave.
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$5

Join New York Times bestselling author and Ohio native, Margaret Peterson Haddix, for an afternoon on the Thurber House lawn. Haddix’s remarkably diverse output of books for children and young adults has made a bestseller of every new book she writes. She is the author of many critically and popularly acclaimed YA and middle grade novels, including the Children of Exile series, The Missing series, the Under Their Skin series, and the Shadow Children series. Haddix’s ability to create worlds…

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Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: 6-8 Grade

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$225.00

Thurber House turns 35 this year, and we are excited to celebrate with our campers! We have new teachers joining our camp favorites, walking field trips, a “Flat Thurber” to write about, a chance to play in dirt (and write about it), solve mysteries, craft poems, and meet others who love to read and write too. For Rising 6, 7, & 8 Graders: Break out of your writing rut with our imaginative and sometimes wacky teachers this week. From stretching…

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Thurber House $5 Pop Up Event: Sandra Gurvis

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$5

Sandra Gurvis’s The Pipe Dreamers is being reissued in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the 1969-70 school year demonstrations that culminated in the tragedies at Kent State and Jackson State. Given today’s political, social, and economic divisiveness, it serves as a reminder that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Like Kent State in the late 1960s, Hayes University is in a sleepy Ohio college town. Julia Brandon, an innocent sorority girl, is in…

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Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: 6-8 Grade

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$225.00

Thurber House turns 35 this year, and we are excited to celebrate with our campers! We have new teachers joining our camp favorites, walking field trips, a “Flat Thurber” to write about, a chance to play in dirt (and write about it), solve mysteries, craft poems, and meet others who love to read and write too. For Rising 6, 7, & 8 Graders: Break out of your writing rut with our imaginative and sometimes wacky teachers this week. From stretching…

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Linda Castillo

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Ave.
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$25 – $40

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! Originally from Ohio where her Amish thrillers are set, internationally bestselling author Linda Castillo knew from an early age that she wanted to be a writer—and penned her first novel at the age of thirteen. Linda’s latest thriller, Shamed, is a gripping…

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Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: 6-8 Grade

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$225.00

Thurber House turns 35 this year, and we are excited to celebrate with our campers! We have new teachers joining our camp favorites, walking field trips, a “Flat Thurber” to write about, a chance to play in dirt (and write about it), solve mysteries, craft poems, and meet others who love to read and write too. For Rising 6, 7, & 8 Graders: Break out of your writing rut with our imaginative and sometimes wacky teachers this week. From stretching…

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August 2019

Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: 6-8 Grade

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$225.00

Thurber House turns 35 this year, and we are excited to celebrate with our campers! We have new teachers joining our camp favorites, walking field trips, a “Flat Thurber” to write about, a chance to play in dirt (and write about it), solve mysteries, craft poems, and meet others who love to read and write too. For Rising 6, 7, & 8 Graders: Break out of your writing rut with our imaginative and sometimes wacky teachers this week. From stretching…

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Andra Gillum

August 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Ave.
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$25 – $40

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! We invite readers of all ages to enjoy this literary picnic with Andra Gillum. Andra is a local author raised in Dublin, Ohio, who now lives in Upper Arlington with her family. Andra is the author of the children’s books Doggy Drama,…

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Ave.
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$25 – $40

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! About the book and author: In Lebanon during the civil war, a teenage boy and his family witness leveled cities, displaced civilians, the aftermath of massacres. Resources are scarce and uncertainty is everywhere. What does it mean to survive? To leave behind…

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