Reading Festival

Reading Festival 2018 is a week of celebrating books and reading!

     In September, 2018 we will have author visits, two book sales, and opportunities to donate books to the library.
     The Library is proud to host an award-winning author, Joan Bauer. and an award winning author/illustrator, Don TateJoan Bauer is a NY Times bestselling author, Newberyy Honor Award Winner and has written thirteen novels for middle-grade school students. Her realistic fiction novel, Soar, was a Bluebonnet Nominee last year. Don Tate is winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award and the Christopher Award. Don Tate has written and/or illustrated over 20 books for children. Join us in welcoming them to ROBS.


Reading Festival Week Timeline

Tuesday, September 18
Preschool Book Sale in the Fellowship Hall
7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Joan Bauer presents to 4 - 8

Wednesday, September 19
Preschool Book Sale continues
7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Thursday, September 20
All School Book Sale in Holmes Family Gym
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Friday, September 21
All School Book Sale
7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Don Tate presents to PK - 4

Book Sale Class Visitation Schedule

Visiting Author Book Order Forms

Don Tate Books

    • Don Tate
      She Loved Baseball
    • Don Tate
      The Amazing Age of Jon Roy Lynch
    • Don Tate
      Par-Tay Dance of the Veggies and their Friends
    • Don Tate
      Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton
    • Don Tate
      Strong as a Shadow
    • Don Tate
      The Cart That Carried Martin

Joan Bauer Books

    • Joan Bauer
      Almost Home
    • Joan Bauer
      Close to Famous
    • Joan Bauer
      Hope Was Here
    • Joan Bauer
      Soar
    • Joan Bauer
      Stand Tall
    • Joan Bauer
      Sticks
    • Joan Bauer
      Tell Me
Ambitious academics rooted in abiding Christian values for children age 2 through grade 8


Located in Houston, Texas, River Oaks Baptist School is a private, Christian, co-educational day school for students in preschool, lower school, and middle school. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, Christian character education, competitive athletics, fine and performing arts, and a wide selection of extra-curricular activities.