News and Events
The Ice Castle is here! check out this video about Ice Castle activities for a class or book group.
Coming in 2013 – a Lost in Lexicon musical!
Keep your eyes and ears open for the Lost in Lexicon middle school musical, with book by Patrick Gabridge and music by Todd Bearson. For a preview of one of the songs, “Girls Can(‘t) Do Math,” please send an e-mail with the title line “Lexicon song please” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Second Edition of Lost in Lexicon debuts! Click here to read more from Scarletta Press.
We are excited to announce that Scarletta Press will be launching its children’s line with Lost In Lexicon! Read more about it here.
The Mom’s Choice Awards has named Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers by Pendred Noyce among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. Click here to read more about the award. To see all the Mom’s Choice Award winners, click here.
Lost In Lexicon has been selected as an Award-Winning Finalist in the Children’s Ficton category of The USA “Best Books 2011″ Awards, sponsored by USA Book News”. Click here to view the list of winners.
Lost in Lexicon won the Parents’ Choice Recommended book award in the fiction category. Established in 1978, Parents’ Choice is the nation’s oldest nonprofit guide to quality
children’s media and toys. Click here to read more.
Lost in Lexicon has been selected as an Award-Winning Finalist in the “Children’s Fiction” category of the 2011 International Book Awards. Click here for a listing of all winners and finalists.
The 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards have selected Lost in Lexicon as a Silver Medal Winner in the category of Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction. Click here for a listing of all winners and finalists.
Lost in Lexicon won a prestigious award from the Independent Book Publishers Association. Congratulations to Jeanne Abboud who won the Benjamin Franklin award for best one- or two-color interior book design. Read more about the story here.
Lost in Lexicon Selected to Help Launch Scarletta Press’ Young Adult Book Division. Read more about the story here and check out some other books they are recommending.
Cantrell, C. (2010, September 26). Adventures in Thinking. The Boston Globe. Read the article here and scroll down halfway to read the portion about Pendred Noyce and Lost in Lexicon.
Scaparrotta, C. (2010, October 1). Weston author kicks off book tour at Dragon Books. The Weston Town Crier. Retrieved from http://www.wickedlocal.com/weston/features/x21192
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Northeast Region Noyce Scholars Conference, Cambridge, MA, Friday, October 12. Penny will give the keynote address, entitled, “Inspiring the Next Generation: Grand Challenges in Mathematics and Science.”
Find Lexicon and meet Penny at the Boston Book Festival, 10 am-6pm, October 27, Copley Square, Boston, MA. Come to the booth of Tumblehome Learning, and find Lexicon Adventure books along with Tumblehome’s collection of science adventure tales. go home with great books, science kits, and stocking stuffers.
CoCoSTEM Kickoff, Friday, November 28, Denver, CO. Penny will attend this kickoff event of a new collaborative of groups working to increase the success of girls and women in science and engineering in Colorado. Penny will help lead a breakout session on evaluating after-school science programming for girls. She is also arranging school visits around this time. If you have a school, bookstore, or after-school group that would like a Lexicon event or book signing, please get in touch with email@example.com.
September 23: Ice Castle book launch party, 4:30pm. Details TBA.
August 14: Ice Castle book is released!
August 22: Ice Castle Activities and book signing at 11:00am. To register contact: The Discovery Museum, Acton
November 4: National Association for Gifted Children: Pendred Noyce talks about integrating math and literature for gifted middle grade learners from 12:45 PM to 1:30 PM at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA.
November 5: “What’s New in Children’s Books?” Conference: Pendred Noyce talks about how she came to write her book and what the future holds for the series at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA.
November 7: Literacy for All: Pendred Noyce talks about integrating math and literacy in the middle school from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI.
November 15: Lexicon Villages at Crest View Elementary: Author Pendred Noyce stops by to host a Lexicon Villages event in Boulder, CO.
October 8: Barnes and Noble Educator Day, Minneapolis, MN. 7 pm.
October 15: Barnes and Noble Educator Reception, Roseville, MN 2 pm.
October 21: Nueva School Innovative Learning Conference, Hillsborough, CA. “Integrating Math and Literature in the Middle Grades Classroom”
September 20: Tune in to hear Penny speak about her journey of events with
Scarletta Press, and publicist Desiree Bussiere discuss the exciting work
surrounding Lexicon Villages, Penny Noyce, and the efforts at MBA.
Write On Radio! airs every Tuesday 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Central Time
on 90.3 FM Minneapolis and 106.7 FM St. Paul, live on the web
at www.kfai.org, and live on the TuneIn Radio app for mobile devices.
September 22-23: Scarletta Press will be at the Midwest Book Association Trade Show and this year, they have decided to devote almost our entire booth to celebrating the release of the award-winning Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers by Pendred Noyce.
August 9. Second edition publication date.
July 6 – 8: Noyce Scholars conference, DC. Keynote on Robert Noyce and breakout session on Lexicon.
July 21: “Exploring Mathematics in Lexicon,” Rutgers University, NJ.
June 4: Exhibit at Massachusetts State Middle School Science Fair, Worcester, MA.
June 23 – 28: American Library Association conference, New Orleans, LA.
May 7: Exhibit at MA State High School Science Fair, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
May 23: Lexicon Villages event, St. Catherine of Siena School, Norwood, MA.
May 23: IBPA book awards, NYC
May 24: Children’s book breakfast, Book Expo America, NYC, NY.
April 30, Saturday, 1:30 Beyond IQ Lexicon Villages event, Boston, MA.
April 29th-May 1st: Beyond IQ, Boston University, Boston, MA Lexicon will be part of the children’s program.
April 27-28: Exhibiting at Massachusetts Library Conference, Danvers, MA.
April 16th: Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine. A Lexicon Villages benefit event for Raising Readers, which gives twelve books to every child born in Maine by the child’s fifth birthday. No admission fee, but donations to Raising Readers would be wonderful.
April 16: 1:00 PM 4:00 PM, Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, Monument Square, Portland, Maine
Info: (207) 699-2755
Author Penny Noyce hosts an event with word and math games for families with children ages 8-15 based on her chapter book, Lost in Lexicon. Admission and book sales will benefit Raising Readers.
April 9: Lexicon comes to the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY.
Sunday, March 6: 1- 4 pm. Come explore the villages of Lexicon and try your hand and math and language challenges at the Acton Discovery Museums.
Thursday, March 24 – Saturday, March 26: Penny visits Clemson University in Greenville, South Carolina for the SE Regional Noyce conference. The visit will include talks on the life and adventures of Robert Noyce, Grand Cahllenges in Mathematics and Science, and Integrating Math and Literature at the Middle School.
Tuesday February 22: 2:30 – 4:30 pm. Visit the Land of Lexicon at Weston Public Library, Weston Massachusetts.
Check out Penny’s latest interview about Lost In Lexicon here.
November 7, 2 – 4 pm: Launch Party to benefit Breakthrough Collaborative of Cambridge, MA, Weston Rec Center, School Street, Weston, Ma 02493, 781-771-3409.
October 1: Lost In Lexicon available in stores and through Amazon.com and BarnesAndNoble.com.
October 2, 12 – 2 pm: Reading and signing at Dragon Books, Weston, MA.
October 6: Two Journey to Lexicon events at Alamosa Books, Albuquerque, NM.
October 8, 7 – 8:30 pm: Book talk, reading and signing at Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park, CA.
October 12, 6 pm: Interview on “Write On! Radio”, KFAI, Minneapolis, MN.
October 14, 7 – 9 pm: Book Talk and signing at Barnes and Noble, Roseville, MN.
October 16, 1 – 3 pm: Reading and book signing at True Colors bookstore, Minneapolis, MN.
October 16, 7 – 9 pm: Reading and book signing at Borders, St. Paul, MN.
October 23, 1 – 3 pm: Event and reading at Hooray for Books, Alexandria, VA.
September 15: Advance orders ship; autographed books available for sale through website, www.lostinlexicon.com.
August 2-3: Iowa Science and Mathematics Teacher Educators Summit. Dr. Noyce will give an address on the preparation of science teachers and links between science inside and outside of school. She will also present a session on mixing math and literature, with Lost in Lexicon as a sample text.
July 10: Special price advance orders available for Lost in Lexicon available on website. Delivery will be in September. All copies will be autographed.
July 30-August 2: Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators summer conference in Los Angeles. Pendred Noyce and Joan Charles will both be attending, and will meet for the first time!
Press kits are available here.
Visit the publisher at Tumblehomepress.com.
Visit the author’s web site at pendrednoyce.com.