In What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Super Storm to Hit the South's Tornado Alley, journalist Kim Cross describes the gripping real-life thriller of AmericaOs biggest tornado outbreak since the beginning of recorded weather: a horrific superstorm with 349 recorded tornadoes touching down in twenty-one states and destroying entire towns. Entire communities were flattened, whole neighborhoods erased. Yet from the disaster rose a redemptive message thatOs just as real: In times of trouble, the things that tear our world apart reveal what holds us together.We Are Unprepared is Meg Little Reilly's novel about the next big storm, the one that changes our relationship to nature and each other...the superstorm that threatens to destroy a marriage, a rural Vermont town and the Eastern Seaboard when it hits.
More From AJC Decatur Book Festival Schedule - Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta
Dav Pilkey, the creator of the popular Captain Underpants series introduces his newest character, Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!Local children's bookstore Little Shop of Stories will also announce the 2016 book for its community wide reading initiative On The Same Page.Children will have the chance for photo-ops with Captain Underpants and Dog Man. In addition, there will be lots of fun prizes and giveaways!Tickets for the Kidnote address are free but will be limited to four per person. They can be picked up at Little Shop of Stories or by calling (404) 373-6300.