Family Event

Fun and educational events for the whole family

James Patterson "Treasure Hunters" with Chris Grabenstein

Event date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 2:30pm

Adventure awaits at Bank Street Bookstore with Chris Grabenstein, co-author of James Patterson's illustrated middle school novel Treasure Hunters.

Join Chris for a reading and signing copies of Treasure Hunters, followed by a Q&A with special trading card giveaways!

In James Patterson's Treasure Hunters, The Kidd siblings have grown up diving down to shipwrecks and traveling the world, helping their famous parents recover amazing treasures. But after their parents disappear on the job, the Kidd kids are suddenly thrust into the biggest treasure hunt of their lives.

Chris Grabenstein is the co-author (with James Patterson) of the #1 New York Times Bestseller I FUNNY. Winner of two Anthony and three Agatha Awards, Chris writes fast-paced and fun page-turners for children and adults. He's also a playwright and screenwriter not to mention a former advertising executive and improvisational comedian. Sometimes he sleeps.
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$14.99
ISBN: 9780316207560
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little Brown and Company - September 16th, 2013

"How the Meteorite Got to the Museum" with Jessie Hartland -and Puppets!

Event date: 
Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
 

Author Jessie Hartland shoots across the skies and lands at Bank Street Bookstore for a special visit!

Jessie will be sharing her latest book How the Meteorite got to the Museum during the Fractured Fables Puppet Show.

How the Meteorite got to the Museum chronicles a real life meteorite's journey through outer space and into the earth's atmosphere, its landing  and how it reached its final home in the American Museum of Natural History, where it is verified, tested, and exhibited. Lots of interesting facts about meteorites are woven into the exciting story.

Jessie Hartland is an illustrator, cartoonist, artist, packaging and window display designer with an illustrious worldwide clientele. Among her many acclaimed non-fiction picture books are How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum and How the Sphinx Got to the Museum.
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How the Meteorite Got to the Museum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609052522
Availability: Special Order
Published: Blue Apple Books - October 8th, 2013

How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum Cover Image
By Jessie Hartland (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781609050900
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Published: Blue Apple Books - October 11th, 2013

How the Sphinx Got to the Museum Cover Image
By Jessie Hartland (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781609050320
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Published: Blue Apple Books - September 1st, 2010

Taleshare: Books for Kids in Foster Care

Event date: 
Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 2:30pm

There's still time to donate books to at-risk kids in the foster care system. Visit the TaleShare Wishlist to donate.

Bank Street Bookstore welcomes all parents and children for a fun craft-filled afternoon of sharing and learning. Come support TaleShare in our initiative to strengthen community involvement in supporting our most vulnerable youth, children in the foster care system.

At the event books can be purchased for donation to children in the foster care system. Children will decorate a TaleShare Bag and share their artwork with the child receiving their donated book. For parents, there will be information on the foster care system and ways to support non-profits working to serve and protect these children. It is sure to be a great afternoon with books to donate, bags to decorate, stories to read, faces to paint, and other crafts to complete! All ages are welcome.

Barnard College seniors Sylvia Scodro and Victoria Albert will also share their insights about how the donation of books helps children in foster care learn and flourish.

PLUS, a percentage of the total purchase price will be donated by Bank Street Bookstore towards TaleShare in order to buy additional books.

TaleShare is a Social Action Project by Sylvia and Victoria, as part of Barnard’s Athena Scholars Program in Women's Leadership. The program is administered via CASA, the Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in foster care.


Sylvia Scodro and Victoria Albert 

 

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