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Great Authors, Great Event

Customers loved meeting authors Carol Weston, left, and Julie Sternberg, right, on Saturday, April 5 as they introduced their chapter books for newly independent readers. Carol holds her book "Ava and Pip" and Julie holds "Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake," the latest in her series of three titles (others include "Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie" and "Like Bug Juice on a Burger"). Passages from the books were eagerly embraced by those who attended the event. For signed copies of Carol's and Julie's books, visit Bank Street Bookstore, 610 West 112th Street at the southwest corner of Broadway or call (212) 678-1654.

Shakespeare at 450 Years Young

The New York Times' Learning Network is full of tips and techniques to support teachers and their students in the classroom. Here is how the Learning Network suggests bringing William Shakespeare (and his 450th birthday this month!) into focus for young learners of all ages:

Visit the bookstore for outstanding Shakespeare books such as "The Children's Shakespeare" by Edith Nesbit, "How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare" by Ken Ludwig, and "Starting with Shakespeare: Successfully Introducing Shakespeare to Children" by Pauline Nelson.