Young Adult

Events for teens and young adults

Latest Young Adult Book from John Green

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Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Author John Green's first young adult novel since "The Fault in Our Stars" is introduced at Symphony Space on Monday, October 9 at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Both John and Hank Green talk about and read from "Turtles All the Way Down" just one day before the book's release. For ticket information, visit "Turtles All the Way Down" promises to be another great addition to a growing body of work -- a story of family and friendship in the midst of mystery and rewards. Copies are available at Bank Street Book Store beginning Tuesday, October 10.


Turtles All the Way Down Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525555360
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

Sherman Alexie at Symphony Space

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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Thalia Kids' Book Club events at New York City's Symphony Space promise lively discussions between children's book authors and the kids who read and love their books. On Friday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m., Bank Street Book Store is proud to sponsor the tenth anniversary celebration of "Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie. Alexie based this now-classic book on his own experiences growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. He provides a searingly poignant chronicle of his own life and times while appealing to adolescent readers everywhere. This event is recommended for kids 12 years and older and their families. For ticketing and other information, visit

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ISBN: 9780316013697
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2009

Author Kwame Alexander Presents "Solo"

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Whenever author and Newbery Award winner Kwame Alexander releases a new book, young readers celebrate. His newest, called "Solo," is a young adult novel in poetic verse that introduces main character Blade Morrison, whose deep interest in music is revealed through rhythms and riffs expressed in the written word. Kwame and co-author Mary Rand Hess appear together at Bank Street College of Education's Tabas Auditorium on Thursday, August 3 at 4:30 p.m. to read excerpts from "Solo" and to introduce "Excuse Me," an original song and music video from the book. For more information, visit

Solo Cover Image
ISBN: 9780310761839
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Blink - August 1st, 2017

The Crossover Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544107717
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 18th, 2014

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ISBN: 9780544570986
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 5th, 2016

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Thai Neave (Photographer)
ISBN: 9780544570979
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - February 14th, 2017

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763680947
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 14th, 2017

Surf's Up Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780735842205
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Published: Northsouth Books - February 1st, 2016