Indies First Day Supporting Independent Booksellers

Event date: 
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm


Bank Street Book Store is proud to participate in INDIES FIRST DAY on Saturday, November 26 in support of shopping locally at independent bookstores in your neighborhood community. That means us! Join us all day from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., but especially between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. when terrific authors and illustrators greet customers and sign books. Special guests include Ame Dyckman, Beth Ferry, Julie Fogliano, Dan Gutman, Steve Light, Leslie Martini, Emily Arnold McCully, Massimo Mongiardo, George O'Connor, Jessica Olien, Eric Velasquez, and Vin Vogel -- outstanding talents all!


A Crop of New Halloween Books

Because of the many lores and legends celebrated every fall, Halloween has become one of the most popular occasions of the season. Read about the traditions -- some spooky and scary, others fun and sweet -- that make this such a special time of year.

"Little Blue Truck's Halloween" by Alice Schertle 9780544772533

"Halloween" by Laura Marsh 9781426310348

"Los Gatos Black on Halloween" by Marisa Montes 9781250079459

"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" by Alvin Schwartz 9780060835200

"How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?" by Wendell Minor 9781101997819

"Peppa's Halloween Party" by Eone 9780545925433

"Funny Bones" by Duncan Tonatiuh 9781419716478

"Halloween Is..." by Gail Gibbons 9780823417971

"In a Dark, Dark Room" by Alvin Schwartz 9780064440905

"Mi Familia Calaca" by Cynthia Weill 9781941026342

"Spooky, Sparkly Halloween" by Julie Andrews 9780316283267

"Have No Fear! Halloween Is Here!" by Tish Rabe 9781101934920

"Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt" by Marjorie Sharmat 9780440403418

"Birdie's Happiest Halloween" by 9780316407465

"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" by Charles Schulz 9781481435857

Exercise Your Right to Read (about Voting!)

Every four years it is our democratic duty and civic right to vote in a presidential election. Although you might not be old enough quite yet to fill out your own ballot, you can certainly prepare for the day by reading some of these terrific titles that are always interesting, especially as election day on November 8 nears.

"Election! A Kid's Guide to Picking Our President" by Dan Gutman 

"Arthur Meets the President" by Marc Brown

"Bad Kitty for President" by Nick Bruel

"Vote!" by Eileen Christelow

"So You Want to Be President?" by Judith St. George

"Don't Know Much about the American Presidents" by Kenneth Davis

"Grace for President" by Kelly DiPucchio

"Everything Kids' Presidents Book" by Brian Thornton

"Our Country's Presidents: All You Need to Know about the Presidents" by Ann Bausum

"U. S. Presidents: The Oval Office All-Stars" by Simon Basher

"History of American Presidential Elections from George Washington to Barack Obama" by Marc Schulman

"Duck for President" by Doreen Cronin