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"Sing It! A Biography of Pete Seeger" by Meryl Danziger

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Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Author/musician Meryl Danzinger has written a Pete Seeger biography as friendly and approachable as the man himself. Called "Sing It! A Biography of Pete Seeger," the book examines the individual man as well as the times he lived in, teaching young readers much about the history and politics of the day through Seeger's music and activism. Also appearing with the author is Bank Street's favorite music teacher Betsy Blachly, who will help make many of Seeger's most popular songs ring from the rafters.

Join us for a Bank Street Book Store event on Saturday, November 12 at 10:30 a.m. This rousing sing-along, featuring a wonderful new book and a repertoire of well-known Seeger songs, takes place at Bank Street College, 610 West 112th Street in Music Room #207. The event is free of charge and promises a wonderful weekend wake-up for all who attend.

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ISBN: 9781609806552
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Triangle Square - July 19th, 2016

Witch-tastic Halloween at Bank Street Book Store

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Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Halloween holiday spirit begins slightly early at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, October 29 at 1:00 p.m. when two authors appear with their wonderful witch-ever books for young readers. Robin Newman, author of "Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep," introduces her cute, but sleepless character while author Diana Murray reads "Grimelda: The Very Messy Witch," about a not-so-neatnik. Come celebrate slightly early with two irresistible books for Halloween and long beyond.

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By Robin Newman, Chris Ewald (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781939547231
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Creston Books - February 23rd, 2016

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By Diana Murray, Heather Ross (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062264480
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - July 26th, 2016

"On Another Note" by Musician Leah Wells

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Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

When Leah Wells accepted a position as a music and movement specialist for a Head Start learning program, she started a journey to bring a love of music to classrooms she visits and kids she meets. Leah has written a book to record her experiences as a music teacher specializing in early childhood education. Hear her music and see her book called "On Another Note" at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m.

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ISBN: 9781942762102
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Heliotrope Books LLC - January 26th, 2016

"Bear Who Couldn't Sleep" Author Event

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Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am

When Bear discovers New York City, he finds a place that never sleeps, which doesn't help him solve his sleeplessness problem in the least. What's a bear to do? Well, author Caroline Nastro guides Bear back to hibernation after a wondrous tour of New York's many landmarks. Meet Caroline and hear her read her book "The Bear Who Couldn't Sleep" at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, October 15 at 10:30 a.m.

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ISBN: 9780735842687
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Published: NorthSouth Books - October 1st, 2016

Meet Bridget Marzo, Author of "Tiz and Ott's Big Draw"

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Friday, October 7, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am

See and hear a wonderful picture book read by its author during morning story time on Friday, October 7 at 10:30 a.m. at Bank Street Book Store. Bridget Marzo shares her latest story creation, "Tiz and Ott's Big Draw," about two animal friends who make themselves a house with a few zigs, zags, and doodles of their crayons and brushes. Join us for reading fun, especially suitable for children from two to six years old.

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ISBN: 9781849763103
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tate Publishing - November 3rd, 2015


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