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Authors Tracey Baptiste and Ibi Zoboi at the Langston Hughes House

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Bank Street Book Store is proud to align with the I, Too, Arts Collective in presenting writers Tracey Baptiste and Ibi Zoboi in conversation at the Langston Hughes House, 20 East 127th Street, on Wednesday, September 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. These two talented authors will read from their new books "Rise of the Jumbies" and "American Street," bringing all who attend into a discussion of their creative processes and their intention to write for young readers. For more event information and to purchase tickets, visit

American Street Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062473042
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 14th, 2017

The Jumbies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616205928
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 26th, 2016

Rise of the Jumbies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616206659
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 19th, 2017

Spanish-Speaking Author and Illustrator Series/Ciclo de Autores e Ilustradores Hispanoparlantes

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Friday, September 29, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Bank Street Center for Children's Literature sponsors an event Friday, September 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. featuring a conversation with author/illustrator Susie Jaramillo. Susie discusses her Canticos board books, a series that includes "Little Elephants/Elefantitos," "Little Skeletons/Esqueletitos," "Little Chickies/Los Pollitos," and "Little Mice/Ratoncitos," among other English/Spanish titles. This free event takes place at the Bank Street children's library, 610 West 112th Street, 5th floor. Register at


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