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Meet Author Mira Bartok and Hear Her Read from Her Book "The Wonderling"

There's a new book in town -- a book that captures hearts and minds as a deft debut children's novel with overtones of Charles Dickens and Lemony Snicket. "The Wonderling" by Mira Bartok is featured at Bank Street Book Store on Sunday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m. when Bartok reads and signs her book. Hear an excerpt from this reading adventure of animal characters in a fantasy setting -- a story that spins a magical tale for all.

"42 Is Not Just a Number" by Doreen Rappaport

As October begins and the baseball season leads into the games of the 2017 World Series, it is an especially apt time to think about the players whose talents will never diminish. At the top of that list is Jackie Robinson. Robinson's life is chronicled in a new book for kids that tells his story with the admiration he deserves. Author Doreen Rappaport appears at Bank Street Book Store on Sunday, October 1 to read from her new book "42 Is Not Just a Number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero" and discuss what she learned while researching Robinson's life and times. Join us at 2:00 p.m. at 2780 Broadway.


Writing Traditions Continue at Langston Hughes House

New York's Langston Hughes House in Harlem continues to draw people to its salon with literacy events that invite thoughtful conversations featuring outstanding contemporary writers. On Wednesday, September 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. the I, Too, Arts Collective features authors Tracey Baptiste and Ibi Zoboi in presenting their books for young readers. Readings will be drawn from Tracey's books "The Jumbies" and "Rise of the Jumbies" and Ibi's book "American Street." Information, tickets, location, and other details are available by visiting Join official bookseller Bank Street Book Store in support of this outstanding event.

Story Time with Esther

Join us at Bank Street Book Store for a morning of reading and singing on Thursday, September 21 at 10:30 a.m. with musician Esther Crow. Esther takes a lively approach to books and stories, entertaining babies, toddlers, pre-ks, and all other ages with an hour of bouncy fun. Zero cost, no pre-registration, and maximum fun!

Weekend of Books in Brooklyn

Be sure to visit Bank Street Book Store at Brooklyn's MetroTech Center on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the annual Brooklyn Book Festival. Young readers and their families will find a stellar selection of books for fall reading and long beyond. Authors and illustrators will be on hand for meeting, greeting, and signing so join us for two great days of browsing and buying books!


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