Authors Renee Watson and Jason Reynolds at the Langston Hughes House

Join a creative conversation between writers Renee Watson and Jason Reynolds on Wednesday, March 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the Langston Hughes House, 20 East 127th Street in New York City as they discuss their novels for middle-graders and young adults. This is the first of monthly talks between contemporary authors who are influenced by literary giants from the past, such as poet Langston Hughes. Renee, launching her new book "Piecing Me Together," will be talking with Jason, whose new book is "Ghost." To RSVP for this event, email For ticket information, visit Books by both authors will be available for purchase at the Bank Street Book Store table at the event.

Mythology Fans Unite! Author/Illustrator George O'Connor Introduces "Artemis Wild Goddess of the Hunt"

Bank Street Book Store is as close to Mount Olympus as we'll get on Sunday, April 9 when author/illustrator George O'Connor presents his newest graphic myth: "Artemis Wild Goddess of the Hunt." At 2:00 p.m. George reads from his book and talks to kids and families about his boundless knowledge of Greek goddesses, gods, and beasts. Come and be amazed -- at George's encyclopedic information AND his series of books that interest and fascinate readers of all ages.

Why We March -- and Read and Write

Women's stories, like women themselves, are beautifully varied and full of life. These titles introduce young readers to the countless accomplishments of women. Read them loud and proud throughout March, a time to celebrate lifetimes of achievement during National Women's History Month. The titles below are available at Bank Street Book Store to recognize and honor extraordinary women.

"Why I March" 9781419728853

"When Jackie Saved Grand Central" 9780547449210

"Serena Williams" 9781512413694

"Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx" 9781442403031

"Ada Lovelace Poet of Science" 9781481452496

"Brown Girl Dreaming" 9780147515827

"Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina" 9781476737997

"Rad American Women from A to Z" 9780872866836

"Viva Frida" 9781596436039

"Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation" 9780060780050

"Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition" 9780062662378

"The Legendary Miss Lena Horne" 9781481468244