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Stella Brings the Family

Dear PS 133 Community,

We are thrilled to announce that as a preview to this year’s Readathon, author Miriam Schiffer is coming to PS 133 on January 23rd to read and share her book STELLA BRINGS THE FAMILY with our Pre-Kindergarten through 2nd grade students!

Copies of STELLA BRINGS THE FAMILY have been supplied to PS 133 classrooms libraries as well as to the school library so all students have an opportunity to check out the book.

If youd like to buy STELLA BRINGS THE FAMILY for your home library or as gifts, you may order autographed copies through the PTA. Your purchase supports this special Readathon event for our young readers.  Books will be delivered to your child in class after the presentation.

You may also place an order online through PayPal by filling out and clicking below.

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ABOUT STELLA BRINGS THE FAMILY:  Stella’s class is having a Mother’s Day celebration, but what’s a girl with two daddies to do? It’s not that she doesn’t have someone who helps her with her homework, or tucks her in at night. Stella has her Papa and Daddy who take care of her, and a whole gaggle of other loved ones who make her feel special and supported every day. She just doesn’t have a mom to invite to the party. Fortunately, Stella finds a unique solution to her party problem in this sweet story about love, acceptance, and the true meaning of family.


Miriam B. Schiffer is a co-author of the children’s book review column “The Reading Chair” in Young Children, a journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. She has an M.F.A. in creative writing from Columbia University. This is her first book for children. She lives in Brooklyn.