Teen Boat Book Launch


The Teen Boat! book launch was held on the Waterfront Barge Museum, a 100-year-old, flat-bottomed wooden boat docked at Pier 25 at Hudson River Park, surrounded by historic tugboats

Waterfront Museum

The celebration included books available from Mobile Libris, a live reading with visual presentation, nautical themed snacks and refreshments! Live performances of original songs about Teen Boat by Abby Denson and Jordan Cooper! Plus, several door prizes!

Here we are with librarian superstar, Barbara Moon.
Barbara Moon

The crowd gathers.
Teen Boat Crowd

Pirate costumes ahoy!

Lucy Knisley and Tea Fougner serve the drinks.
Lucy Knisley Tea Fougner

Their original concoction: the JUMP THE SHARK!
Jump the Shark drink

Editor Daniel Nayeri with Dave and John.
Daniel Nayeri

Dave and Raina.
Dave & Raina

Original Art by John Green being raffled off as prizes.
Teen Boat original art

Nautical themed cookies baked by Gina Gagliano

Megan and Mark Mariano looking sea worthy!
Mark Mariano

New Teen Boat fans!
Teen Boat fans

Jordan Cooper sings his original song “Boat No More!”
Jordon Cooper sings heart out

Colleen AF Venable helps with the live reading.
Comics Reading with Colleen Venable

View from the stage.
stage shot

Crowd shot 2

Travis Nichols has the yacht rock look down pat.
Travis Nichols & Matt Hawkins

Jen Weber wins the Teen Boat foam hat!
Jen Weber

Abby Denson, who performed a live version of her song Teen Boat Dream Boat (as featured in the Teen Boat book trailer!)
Abby Denson and Matt Loux by Marion Vitus

With the amazing Judy Hansen!
John Judy Dave

Matt Hawkins & Colleen ham it up.
Matt Hawkins & Colleen Venable

crowd shot

John signs books.
john green signs books

Matt Loux with Yuko Ota and Ananth Panagariya.
Matt Loux, Yuko Ota, Ananth Panagariya

Another Crowd Shot

Dave and John at the end of the night.
Dave Roman & John Green


(slideshow, reading, + live music!)

Thanks to Marion Vitus, Vince Hardy, Michele Catlin, Reid Harris Cooper, Steve Lorenzo & Ryan Sias for sharing their photos & video. Thanks to Clarion books, The Green Family, & David Sharps for hosting!

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