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Join PJ Our Way and Rodef Shalom as we welcome PJ Our Way author, Jonathan Auxier!

Jonathan will talk about his recent PJ Our Way book Sweep, The Story of a Girl and Her Monster, demonstrate his amazing yo-yo skills and sign books. Participants will also have the opportunity to make their own “monster”. Please note that Sweep tells the story of a young chimney sweep in Victorian England. During his talk, Jonathan will share information about the harsh reality for those children. This program is best suited for children ages 9 and older. Parents are always welcome to attend but not required.

JONATHAN AUXIER is a New York Times Bestselling author of strange stories for strange children. His first novel Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes was an ABA New Voices pick and a BookPage Magazine “Best Book” of 2011. His bestselling Night Gardener is a Junior Library Guild selection, an ABA IndieNext pick, an Amazon Editor’s Pick of the Month, and winner of the TD Book Prize and ILA Book Award. His latest novel, Sweep, received six starred reviews as well as the Governor General’s Award, Charlotte Huck Award, and Sydney Taylor Award. He lives in Pittsburgh with his family and their adorable pet umbrella.

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PJ Our Way Author Visit with Jonathan Auxier

Sunday, January 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


accessibility friendlyhearing impaired accessibleThe full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of the Pittsburgh Jewish Community. Please discuss accessibility accommodations with the contact person for this event.


Rodef Shalom Congregation
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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