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

A Touch of Green

When March returns and the greening begins again -- the grass, the trees, and, of course, the shamrocks -- it's time to enjoy books that teach spring traditions, including the fun and meaning of St. Patrick's Day. Here are a few favorites for the young readers you know.

 "St. Patrick's Day in the Morning" by Eve Bunting

 "Fine St. Patrick's Day" by Susan Wojciechowski

 "St. Patrick's Day" by Gail Gibbons

 "Fin M'Coul the Giant of Knockmany Hill" by Tomie dePaola

 "Luck of the Irish" by Margaret McNamara

 "Hooray for St. Patrick's Day!" by Joan Holub

 "Leprechaun's Gold" by Pamela Duncan Edwards

Celebrated Author Kat Yeh at Bank Street Book Store

Event date: 
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Author Kat Yeh appears at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, March 11 at 10:30 a.m. to present her picture book "The Friend Ship" during morning story time. Kat's new book features a boatload of animals, all seeking the friendly camaraderie of each other's company. Kat is the 2017 Writer-in-Residence as named by the Bank Street Center for Children's Literature. All friend seekers are welcome to join our morning of friendship through books.

The Friend Ship Cover Image
By Kat Yeh, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781484707265
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - December 6th, 2016

The Truth about Twinkie Pie Cover Image
By Kat Yeh
ISBN: 9780316236614
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2017