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January 29 – February 11 | Gabe in California for West Coast book tour
More details coming for the San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco events!

January 16 | Gabe @ three middle schools in Brooklyn, NY
Guest presenter at Saint Ephrem, Holy Angels, and Lutheran Elementary middle schools.

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November 28 | Gabe @ Bay Ridge Community Council Art contest in Brooklyn, NY
Book signing event supporting the community’s Fall Art contest when students from various grades win medals for their paintings on local businesses’ storefronts.

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November 25 | Gabe @ The Bookmark Shoppe in Brooklyn, NY
Book signing event supporting Small Business Saturday.

November 18 | Gabe @ Young Writer’s Workshop in Scarsdale, NY
In this workshop, Scarsdale Middle School young writers learned about how the new magical world of Oz was created and each student left with their own picture of the mythical beast that they created and the magical spell that they used to conjure it.

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October 19 | Gabe @ Scattered Books Bookstore in Chappaqua, NY
Book signing event at Scattered Books Bookshop during Chappaqua’s Ragamuffin Parade.

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October 19 | Gabe @ IS 278 in Brooklyn, NY
Guest presenter for the 6th grade class of IS 278.

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October 19 | Gabe @ Brooklyn Public Library in Brooklyn, NY
Guest presenter at the Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library’s weekly Meet the Author event presenting to the 5th and 6th grades of IS 234.

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October 4-7 | Gabe @ OZtoberFest in Wamego, KS
Special guest at the main OZtoberFest event October 7th and attending school visits and other Ozian events in anticipation of the festival beforehand. For more information about OZtoberFest, click here. More information coming soon.

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September 9-11 | Gabe @ bookstores in Chicago, IL
Visited some of Chicago’s best children’s bookstores including Andersons, The Book Stall, Women & Children First, and 57th street books, among others.

August 4 | 6-10pm – Gabe @ The Bookmark Shoppe in Brooklyn, NY
Book signing event at The Bookmark Shoppe during BayRidge, Brooklyn’s Summer Stroll, but beware!… Aphidina plans to show up too! The Bookmark Shoppe is located at 8415 3rd Ave and the Stroll takes place on 3rd Avenue between 80th and 90th streets. For more information about The Bookmark Shoppe, click here. For more information about the Stroll, click here. To follow our Facebook event, click here.


August 2 | 5-6pm – Gabe & Lisa @ Westerly Library in Westerly, RI
Book signing event with ‘Talk & Sketch with Gabe’ at the iconic Westerly Library. For more information about the event, click here. To follow our Facebook event, click here.


June 4 | 1-3pm – Lisa @ Books of Wonder in New York, NY
Guest speaker on Books of Wonder’s Author Panel for Fantastic Middle Grade Reads! that you and your middle grade reader will enjoy.


June 2-4 | Gabe @ Oz-Stravaganza in Chittenango, NY
Special guest at the 40th annual “Ruby” OzStravaganza festival taking place June 2-4 and attending various events leading up to the festival. For more information about the festival, click here.


June 1 | Gabe @ Chittenango Middle School in Chittenango, NY
Author visit for the 300 students of the 5th and 6th grades at the Chittenango Middle School. For more information about the middle school, click here.

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May 23 | Gabe @ The Bay Ridge Community Council in Brooklyn, NY
Guest speaker at The Bay Ridge Community Council’s 40th annual Essay Writing Contest. For more information about the Bay Ridge Community Council, click here. For the article about this event, click here.

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May 23 | Gabe @ Hellenic Classical Charter School in Brooklyn, NY
Author visit for the 8th grade at the Hellenic Classical Charter School, which has been named one of The New York State Education Department’s “Reward School” for the third year in a row. For more information about HCCS, click here. For more pictures of the event, click here.

HCCS 2 pics“Gabriel Gale transports young readers into a magical world, which, although is not real, teaches lessons that very much are real. A Fiery Friendship is recommended to educators seeking to stimulate discussion surrounding social justice issues by way of a fun and exciting story.”
— Christina Tettonis, Principal, Hellenic Classical Charter School

May 16 | Gabe @ Book 1 Launch Day in Brooklyn, NY
Launch day at Barnes & Noble Jr. in Park Slope, Brooklyn for A FIERY FRIENDSHIP – the first book in our new Ages of Oz series published by Simon & Schuster!

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February 25 | Gabe @ The Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation in Syracuse, NY
See below for the details. L. Frank Baum’s works were deeply inspired by Matilda, who was his mother in-law and a progressive visionary of women’s rights and human liberation. For more information about the foundation, click here.

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