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New Book Celebrates Bank Street's First 100 Years

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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Since Friday, February 10 is a red-letter day for the entire Bank Street community, everyone is invited to attend the book launch party for "Celebrating Bank Street's First 100 Years" by Hal Melnick and Robie Harris. The event takes place at the Bank Street Library from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-launch-party-for-celebrating-bank-stre.... Light refreshments will be served. There is no cost to attend.

In Conversation: Meet Children's Book Author-Illustrator Raúl Colón

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Friday, September 23, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Adult members of the Bank Street community are invited to attend the premier event in a new series of conversations with Spanish-speaking children's book authors and illustrators. This Spanish-language program takes place Friday, September 23 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Bank Street College Library. The first special guest is two-time Pura Belpré winner Raúl Colón, and the event features Raúl's books "Draw!" "Hillary," "Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine," and "Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor." This event is free, but registration at https://ciclohispanoparlante.eventbrite.com is required. For more information about Raúl, visit http://nccil.org/experience/artists/colon.

Draw! Cover Image
By Raul Colon, Raul Colon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442494923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 16th, 2014

Hillary Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553533880
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - January 5th, 2016

Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine Cover Image
By Heather Lang, Raul Colon (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781620916506
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Calkins Creek Books - March 1st, 2016

Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor Cover Image
By Robert Burleigh, Raul Colon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481416009
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 5th, 2016

Reading Buddies Meg Medina and R. J. Palacio

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm

Meg Medina and R. J. Palacio, two esteemed authors who have contributed much to the recent wealth of beloved children's books, grew up together in Queens, New York, sharing their love of reading. On Thursday, November 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. these longtime friends talk about how books, public schools, and families have a strong hand in shaping young readers of today and tomorrow. The event is open to adult members of the Bank Street community and takes place at Bank Street College's Tabas Auditorium at 610 West 112th Street. If you plan to attend, register at no cost at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rj-palacio-and-meg-medina-tickets-27704667406. Participants should arrive by 4:45 p.m. to be seated by 5:00 p.m. Latecomers may not be admitted. Bank Street Book Store will sell books by both authors, including "Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass," "Mango, Abuela, and Me," "Burn Baby Burn," "Wonder," and "Auggie and Me: Three Wonder Stories."

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