BookPeople and AISD celebrate Grandfather Gandhi in the classroom!

~Post by Meghan G. As part of our mission to foster a love of reading in Austin and actively engage young readers in our community, BookPeople is so pleased to announce we'll continue to partner with Austin ISD’s Office of Academics to develop in-depth curriculum tie-in resources that bring great books to life for Austin students. … Continue reading BookPeople and AISD celebrate Grandfather Gandhi in the classroom!

Happy Birthday, Gandhi!

Mahatma Gandhi was born 145 years ago today. To mark the occasion, we're celebrating Austin children's author Bethany Hegedus's beautiful nonfiction picture book, created in collaboration with Gandhi's grandson, Arun Gandhi, Grandfather Gandhi. Bethany had a terrific launch party here earlier this year, with many touching moments addressing how we handle human anger and turn it into a … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Gandhi!

BookPeople Included in James Patterson $1 Million Indie Bookstore Campaign!

Today bestselling author James Patterson announced the beneficiaries of his $1 Million Indie Bookstore Campaign and we're thrilled and honored to announce BookPeople has been included! The grant we submitted asked for funds to help BookPeople work with local authors and Austin Independent School District to create book-based curriculum enhancements. We ran a pilot program … Continue reading BookPeople Included in James Patterson $1 Million Indie Bookstore Campaign!