We love hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Today, author Varsha Bajaj talks about the value of building a diverse first library for young readers. Explore more from the series here. Your child’s first library hopefully has many picture books with stunning art and magical words. Books are … Continue reading Modern First Library: Creating Lifelong Readers by Varsha Bajaj
Happy February, friends! Below, check out a round-up of our upcoming events in the Kid Lit world! We hope to see you around the store this month, whether it's for storytime, a book signing, or to decorate cookies! Don’t miss a beat: subscribe to our Kids e-newsletter and follow us on Twitter & Instagram for updates. Author Guest Storytime with Nikkolas … Continue reading BookKids: February Highlights!
We're thrilled to offer 12 Days of Storytime as a special holiday treat! Three times a week, we invite families to gather in our cozy amphitheater to enjoy great books, snacks, crafts, and more! Our storytime program is a great way to bring folks in the community together and help build the next generation of … Continue reading BookKids: 12 Days of Storytime!
Today we shine a spotlight on our newest addition to the Kids team, author Leila Sales! We got a chance to ask her all about her favorite childhood reads, her ideal literary bestie, and gift ideas for all your holiday shopping. Read the Q&A below and come and see us to get some personal recommendations … Continue reading BookKids: Meet our new bookseller!
It's Teen Thursday. Here's the scoop on what's new in the world of YA literature! Whether you're a hero, villain or something in between, it's time to geek out! Marissa Meyer is coming to BookPeople!!! She'll be here November 13 @ 7 p.m. Join us for a speaking, signing, and some epic shenanigans! Click here … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Marissa Meyer, TTBF recap and 3 new titles
We’re bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! IN THE STORE Ryan Higa June 1 * 7 pm How to Write Good Come meet and get your photo taken with … Continue reading Teen Thursday 5-25
We’re bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! In the Store BookPeople is honored to welcome Chelsea Clinton for the paperback release of her book It's Your World, the inspirational … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
Benjamin Alire Sáenz is an award-winning author of poetry and prose for adults and teens. His last YA novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, which tells the story of a life-changing friendship between two teenage boys living in El Paso, was a Printz Honor Book, winner of the Stonewall Award, the … Continue reading Q&A with Benjamin Alire Sáenz
~post by BookPeople's Children's Book Buyer, Meghan G. I am thrilled to announce the launch of BookPeople's Modern First Library initiative. Under the banner of this program, we will be featuring a broad range of books, new and old, that we think belong on the shelves of the very youngest readers. BookPeople is committed to … Continue reading Introducing BookPeople’s Modern First Library
I love reading books with a book club. I like the comradery, I like reading a book I might not have picked up on my own, heck I even like the "pressure" of making sure I get the book read by a certain date. Galleycat has just announced a really cool new program for book … Continue reading Attn Book Clubs (and authors!)