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LI author to read new kindergarten book at Smith Haven Mall

Stony Brook author Sarah Beth Durst will sign

Stony Brook author Sarah Beth Durst will sign copies of her first children's book at Barnes and Noble at Smith Haven Mall on Aug. 26. Credit: Barnes and Noble

Kids about to start kindergarten? Are they a little nervous? Help them tackle their jitters by taking them to hear Stony Brook author Sarah Beth Durst read her first children’s book, “Roar & Sparkles Go to School” at the Barnes and Noble at Smith Haven Mall at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 26.

Roar is a little dinosaur who is worried about his first day of school. His big sister, Sparkles, helps him overcome his fears. “It’s such a pivotal time in your life,” Durst says of beginning the school years.

Durst will also sign copies of the $16.99 book from Running Press. Barnes and Noble Smith Haven Mall is at 600 Burr Lane, Lake Grove. For more information, call 631-724-0341 or visit bn.com.

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