Books on the Boardwalk was a great success! We would like to thank our sponsors for helping provide this exciting new literary event.
The Kemah Boardwalk
Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Boardwalk Inn of Kemah
Microtel Inn & Suites - Nasa Pkwy
Marriott SpringHill Suites - Webster
South Shore Harbour Resort
Staybridge Suites - Webster
Clear Creek ISD and the Kemah Boardwalk bring you
Books on the Boardwalk!
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Meet and talk with authors* from Texas and the Gulf Coast!
*Books will be available for purchase and autographing from 11-5 PM
The actual schedule will be finalized and posted here this week.
Purchase an All Day Ride Pass for $15 per person**
(Regularly priced at $19.99)
**CCISD students, staff and family must present this FLIER at the time of purchase to get special pricing. All Day Ride Pass includes unlimited access to all rides except Boardwalk Beast, Stingray Reef, Midway games or Arcade.
Click on the author's name to learn more about the authors that will be at this
First time author John Gosselink
John Gosselink is an English teacher who has taught students from seventh grade up to the university level. He has written a weekly humor column for his local paper for more than a decade. This is his first book. He lives with his wife (a librarian) and their three kids outside Austin, Texas. Visit his blog at www.thaddeusledbetter.blogspot.com
First time author James Crowley
James Crowley is a writer and filmmaker. He lives in Austin, Texas. Crowley's feature film directorial debut, ‘The Journeyman’, which he also wrote, won the Audience Award at the 2001 South by Southwest Film Festival. From there, Crowley was the Supervising Location Manager and/or Scout for ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ films. Crowley covered the globe for the three films but left the series in 2008 to direct the Polish feature film ‘Funio’ in Warsaw. His first novel, Starfish, was published by Disney-Hyperion in 2010.
Ana Marie Rodriguez
A retired professional who worked as an executive, entrepreneur, and educator, Mel Tarman is a first-time children’s author who is passionate about teaching young readers about the history of the Jewish people. Among his other achievements, Tarman is the recipient of the American Legion Merit Award for outstanding writing and he is the former publisher of New Ventures magazine for young entrepreneurs.
All proceeds from the book sales and ride pass sales will benefit the Clear Creek ISD Libraries.