Making Art

Get ready to do some creative thinking at Bank Street Book Store on Sunday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. with artists/educators Betsy McKenna and Barbara Rucci. Guided by their new book "Art Workshop for Children," Betsy and Barbara will lead young artists and their families in the best ways to approach the creative process. Join us for one of 25 great art activities featured in their book, then buy a copy to take home to try the other fun ideas.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage with Books

This is Hispanic Heritage Month, which means lots of learning through books offering information about the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors come from Mexico, Spain, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. At Bank Street Book Store young readers discover a wide selection of titles by and about talented writers and artists whose work is beautifully represented on the pages of children's books. Here are some glowing examples.

"I Am Roberto Clemente" by Jim Gigliotti

"Too Many Tamales" by Gary Soto

"Abuela" by Arthur Dorros

"Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale" by Duncan Tonatiuh

"Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx" by Jonah Winter

"Round Is a Tortilla" by Roseanne Thong

"Tito Puente, Mambo King" by Monica Brown

"Nino Wrestles the World" by Yuri Morales

"My Name Is Maria Isabel" by Alma Flor Ada

"Tomas and the Library Lady" by Pat Mora

"Meet the Artist! Pablo Picasso" by Patricia Geis

"Before We Were Free" by Julia Alvarez

"Mi Familia Calaca/My Skeleton Family" by Cynthia Weill

"In My Family" by Carmen Lomas Garza

"Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald No Combino" by Monica Brown

"Young Pele: Soccer's First Star" by Lesa Cline-Ransome

"Maria Had a Little Llama/Maria Tenia Una Llamita" by Angela Dominguez

Meet Taran Matharu, Author of "The Summoner" Series

Taran Matharu
Event date: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

YA fantasy Wattpad sensation Taran Matharu is the author of "The Summoner" series, which includes two New York Times bestsellers: The Novice and The Inquisition. Taran began writing the Summoner series in November 2013 at the age of 22, taking part in the Internet writing phenomenon Nanowrimo. On Wattpad, The Novice has been read over 7.5 million times! The third book in the series is The Battlemage, to be published by Feiwel & Friends in May 2017. Taran Matharu is a half-Brazilian, half-Indian author, born and raised in London.

The Novice Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250080059
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2016

The Inquisition: Summoner: Book Two Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250076311
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 10th, 2016