In honor of International Museum Day, we sat down with Museum Educators Sabrina Phillips (School and Teacher Programs) and Monique O’Neil (Family and Community Programs) from the Blanton Museum of Art to chat about Art of the Book, a new collaboration between the Blanton and BookPeople, where we invite students to interact with authors and … Continue reading BookKids: Art of The Book (part 1)
We're thrilled to host local debut author Cate Berry on Sunday May 20th at 2 PM to share her picture book, Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don't Do Bedtime! Mark your calendars and check out our Q&A with this wonderful author below. BP: What or who inspired you to write Penguin & Tiny Shrimp? CB: Although … Continue reading Q&A with Cate Berry
We're so excited to host author Michael Fry on Sunday, May 6th at 2 PM to discuss his new book, How to Be a Supervillain: Born to Be Good. This is the follow-up to his hilarious middle grade novel, How to Be a Supervillain. Whether you're a longtime fan or a newcomer, this series is sure … Continue reading Q&A with Michael Fry
This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Kids' Event Coordinator, Eugenia, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. As booksellers, we try our best to read as much as we can, not only for our own reading pleasure but in order to recommend books for every … Continue reading BookKids: Eugenia Reads Without Walls
We're thrilled to host local debut author Emma Berquist on Saturday, April 14 at 6 p.m. to discuss her YA book, Devils Unto Dust. Mark your calendars and check out our Q&A with the author below! BP: What has been the biggest surprise about publishing your debut novel? EB: How long it takes! I didn’t realize how … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Q&A with local YA author Emma Berquist
Explore the full author lineup for the newest reading festival in town, the 5 Book Dive Summer Reading Splash! Saturday May 19, 2018 10 AM - 3 PM @ AISD Performing Arts Center Geared towards students grades 3-6, but all are welcome! FREE & open to the public As part of an initiative to foster … Continue reading Just announced: The 5 Book Dive Author Lineup!
From board book biographies to feminist YA, here's something for every BookKid to enjoy this Women's History Month! In a bookstore, we're surrounded by inspiring women -- they're the characters in the pages of our favorite books and the authors who created them. They're the illustrators and artists who give them color, and the subjects … Continue reading BookKids Celebrates Women’s History Month!
We’re thrilled to welcome BuzzFeed Staff Writer Farrah Penn, who will be at BookPeople Tuesday March 20th to share her debut novel Twelve Steps to Normal. A great story about acceptance, forgiveness and family, Twelve Steps to Normal explores the realities of alcoholism and is bound to resonate with readers of all ages. We invite … Continue reading Q&A with Farrah Penn
Eugenia, coordinadora de eventos y marketing para BookKids, comparte sus recomendaciones en español. Durante un viaje reciente a la ciudad de México, visité la Feria Internacional del Libro del Palacio de Minería. Disfruté muchísimo ver a lectores de todas las edades comprando libros, cargando sus bolsas con las sorpresas que promete cada uno de ellos. … Continue reading BookKids en español: Recomendaciones para divertirnos en dos idiomas
Hey Witchlanders! There's no denying the Witchlands are full of magic, but it takes an extraordinary power to create such a dynamic world. Our YA Specialist, Shannon, talked with Sightwitch author Susan Dennard about how much the Witchlanders impact her and all things magic! Check out the interview below and come see Susan at BookPeople … Continue reading Q&A with Susan Dennard