We drove up to Squirrel Hill to pick up Aiello’s pizza for Supper. On the way home we switched drivers so I could photograph the movie making scene at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in East Liberty. We didn’t stop, but I caught a glimpse of the action as we went by. Perhaps it’s the Tom Hanks movie everyone is abuzz about. Check out the cars!
This is the East Liberty USPS parking lot.
I was returning to my car after mailing a few packages and I heard the sound of this train.
It was close.
People at Work Series- Young Adult Author Leah Pileggi with her book Prisoner 88
from Leah’s Website
Awards for Prisoner 88:*Indies Next List pick
*2013 list of Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts by the NCTE
*2014-15 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award (DCF) Master List (State of Vermont)
*2015-16 Nebraska Golden Sower Award List (in the YA catagory)
*2016 Charlie May Simon Honor Book (State of Arkansas)
The scene was the Ace Hotel in East Liberty.
The event was Kate’s Kid Book Bash! on Sunday December 8th.
“A holiday children’s book marketplace celebrating the life of beloved Pittsburgh picture book author, Kate Dopirak. Proceeds benefit Reading is FUNdamental/Pittsburgh. Buy your favorite kids books (board books, picture books, middle grade, young adult) and have them signed by dozens of authors in attendance. Pop Up Bookstore by Riverstone Books. Storytime for little ones. Art demos by children’s book illustrators. Meet members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Bring your reusable shopping bags!”
Illustrator Cori Doerrfeld drawing a bunny while an appreciative audience watches in awe.
Below are two more books I purchased at the pop-up Riverstone Bookstore.
Then we went to each author’s table display to have them signed.
Last the windchill a minus twenty.
I had to drive around the block to get in a safe location to take this picture.
The sign that was dangling from the crane was not separated as it was when I first saw it. You have to be safe.
Twisted things at Target