Writing Traditions Continue at Langston Hughes House

New York's Langston Hughes House in Harlem continues to draw people to its salon with literacy events that invite thoughtful conversations featuring outstanding contemporary writers. On Wednesday, September 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. the I, Too, Arts Collective features authors Tracey Baptiste and Ibi Zoboi in presenting their books for young readers. Readings will be drawn from Tracey's books "The Jumbies" and "Rise of the Jumbies" and Ibi's book "American Street." Information, tickets, location, and other details are available by visiting http://www.itooarts.com/calendar-of-events-1/2017/9/27/creative-conversa.... Join official bookseller Bank Street Book Store in support of this outstanding event.

Jewish Holidays, Observances, and Festivals

Reading about important family traditions is one of the best ways to explore the significance of religious occasions to children. Here are some titles that help explain annual Jewish holidays that take place throughout the fall season and the entire year.

 "Jewish Holidays All Year Round: A Family Treasury" by Ilene Cooper

"Eyewitness: Judaism" by DK Publishing

 "Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur" by Deborah Heiligman

 "Shanghai Sukkah" by Heidi Smith Hyde

 "Talia and the Very Yum Kippur" by Linda Marshall

 "Here Is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays" by Leslea Newman

 "Rosh Hashanah Is Coming" by Tracy Newman

 "Sammy Spider's First Rosh Hashanah" by Syliva Rouss

 "Best Sukkot Pumpkin Ever" by Laya Steinberg