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Our windows -- and entire store! -- are filled with great back-to-school books and supplies. And our 20-percent off sale on classroom materials (bulletin board papers and borders, stickers, charts, posters, etc.) lasts through September 30. Happy shopping to kids, teachers, and families! Please keep in mind Bank Street Book Store is closed Labor Day, Monday, September 7.

Weekend Fractured Fables Puppet Show

Saturdays in August are especially lively thanks to 1:00 p.m. Fractured Fables puppet shows at Bank Street Book Store by the Yippee Skippy puppeteers. Shows are based on favorite fairy tales and fables -- with a hilarious twist or two. Join the action and the fun. No reservations required and free of charge!  (Featured this weekend on New York 1 TV)

By Mo Willems (Retold by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062104182
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - September 4th, 2012

By Jon Scieszka, A. Wolf, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140544510
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - March 1996

$18.00
ISBN: 9780316183567
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2013

Song and Story Duo

Chelsea and Mallory are back at Bank Street Book Store for two September events! Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15 and Tuesday, September 29 for music, movement, and magical moments. Enjoy autumn serenades with our favorite musicians -- and sing along to your heart's content!

By Karla Kuskin, Marc Simont (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780064431248
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperTrophy - September 25th, 1986

By Lloyd Moss, Marjorie Priceman (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689835247
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - May 2000

By Thacher Hurd, Thacher Hurd (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780064430784
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperTrophy - August 12th, 2008

Camp Kids

Camps all over the city make Bank Street Book Store a reading destination with visits during morning story times throughout the summer season. These young campers from Mount Pleasant Christian Academy loved hearing the new Matt de la Pena picture book called "Last Stop on Market Street." Schedule a visit by calling (212) 678-1654.

Royalty in the House

A young reader visited Bank Street Book Store this week and left with a fun book to enjoy at home as well as a make-it-yourself tiara she didn't mind showing and sharing before leaving the store.

Reading Is Cool

For one of the best ways to cool down this summer, visit Bank Street Book Store Monday through Saturday during July and August. We offer soothing temperatures, heat relief, AND cool books for kids. These summer campers from Bank Street School for Children visited the book store this week and discovered aisles of awesome reads like "Little Blue and Litte Yellow," an ageless wonder, and "How to Read a Story" by Kate Messner, a new release destined to be a modern classic. Come see us -- and stay cool!

Summer Hours

Please keep in mind Bank Street Book Store is closed Sundays during July and August. See you at the store Monday through Saturday!

July Lit Talk with Regina

Join Regina every Wednesday in July as she presents different books from one of her favorite genres: fantasy! Lit talks take place at 5:00 p.m. on July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. If you are ready to enter a world of wonder, listen and learn as Regina reads excerpts from classic fantasy titles.

On Wednesday, July 15 at 5:00 p.m., Regina reads from Nancy Farmer's "The Sea of Trolls," an epic Norse tale told through a cast of characters who deal in charms and spells that are cast and broken throughout the story. Travel to an ancient time as Regina outlines a magical quest of individual ideals and inspiration.

$8.99
ISBN: 9781481443081
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Saga Press - June 30th, 2015

Bank Street Award Winners 2015

Irma Black Award Finalists 2015:

Blizzard by John Rocco
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox, illus. by Brian Floca

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett, illus. by Jon Klassen
Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton 

You can purchase the books on the Irma Black Award Finalists 2015 list below, or purchase the whole set at a discount here.

 

Cook Prize Finalists 2015:

Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle by Cheryl Bardoe, illus. by Alan Marks
Galapagos George by Jean Craighead George, illus. by Wendell Minor
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis, illus. by Gilbert Ford
Mysterious Patterns: Finding Fractals in Nature by Sarah C. Campbell, photos by Sarah C. Campbell & Richard P. Campbell

See below to purchase the chosen books.

Or, you can purchase the set of all four 2015 Cook Prize Finalist books at a savings here.

 

Children's Book Committee award winners 2015

Josette Frank Award
for Older Readers:
I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
for Younger Readers:
Rain Reign
by Ann M. Martin

Flora Stieglitz Straus Award
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin

Claudia Lewis Award
for Older Readers:
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
for Younger Readers:
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman, illus. by Rick Allen

See below to purchase the chosen books.

Or, you can purchase the set of all five 2015 Children's Book Committee Award-Winning books at a savings here.

 

By Cheryl Bardoe, Alan Marks (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781580895545
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - March 11th, 2014

Cook Prize finalist


$15.99
ISBN: 9780060287931
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2014

Cook Prize finalist


By Kathryn Gibbs Davis, Gilbert Ford (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547959221
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - September 2nd, 2014

Cook Prize finalist


By Sarah C. Campbell, Sarah C. Campbell (Photographer), Richard P. Campbell (Photographer)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781620916278
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Boyds Mills Press - April 2014

Cook Prize finalist


By John Rocco, John Rocco (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781423178651
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 30th, 2014

Irma Black Award Finalist


By Lynne Cox, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375858888
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - May 13th, 2014

Irma Black Award Finalist


By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763662295
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - October 14th, 2014

Irma Black Award Finalist


$15.99
ISBN: 9780763672935
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 9th, 2014

Irma Black Award Finalist


$17.99
ISBN: 9780803734968
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - September 16th, 2014

Josette Frank Award for Older Readers


$16.99
ISBN: 9780312643003
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 7th, 2014

Josette Frank Award for Younger Readers


$22.99
ISBN: 9780763656119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 11th, 2014

Flora Stieglitz Straus Award


$16.99
ISBN: 9780399252518
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2014

Claudia Lewis Award for Older Readers


By Joyce Sidman, Rick Allen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547906508
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - November 4th, 2014

Claudia Lewis Award for Younger Readers


Happy Birthday, A. A. Milne

January 18 is A. A. Milne's birthday so let's all celebrate this writer's most famous creation with ten fun facts about Winnie-the-Pooh: http://mentalfloss.com/article/61099/10-fun-facts-about-winnie-pooh.

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