April is National Poetry Month, so we were EXTRA excited to host Rhett Miller and Dan Santat for the release of their hilarious collection of poetry, No More Poems! Rhett Miller, frontman of the Old 97s, has a natural knack at writing. He writes songs, sure, but more recently he took it upon himself to … Continue reading BookKids: What does poetry mean to YOU?
Eugenia's most anticipated titles for spring and summer, which you can pre-order through your local independent bookstore! One of the biggest perks of working at a bookstore is being able to get our grubby hands on books months before their release. Advanced Readers Copies (ARCs) are scattered all over our offices, the break room, the … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’ – Early Readers Edition
A look into our stellar Kids events programming this month, including a high fiving contest with Adam Rubin, celebrating Mercy Watson's origin story, playing tunes with Rhett Miller & Dan Santat, Independent Bookstore Day, and more! No More Poems! with Rhett Miller & Dan Santat - Tues, Apr 15 @ 6:30 PM WEIRDOS OF THE … Continue reading BookKids: April Events for Young Readers!
A look at the new displays in our Kids section, inspired by the spring season! This blog post was originally posted in Publisher’s Weekly. Although it is still technically February as I write this blog, by the time it posts it will be March. And March around here means spring (no matter the official dates on … Continue reading BookKids: Spring Comes to Texas!
Inspired by the new year, we’ve set new goals for ourselves! Reading goals, that is. Over the next few months, our booksellers will share their own personal journeys to achieve their reading goals for 2019. Below, adult events coordinator Christina M. tells us about committing to reading more Kids & Teen books! Keep up with … Continue reading BookKids: Rediscovering Kid & Teen Lit in 2019
Eugenia, coordinadora de eventos y marketing para BookKids, comparte algunas de sus biografías favoritas. Parte de la colaboración entre BookPeople y Austin ISD es el 5 Book Dive, un programa que fomenta la lectura de verano. Esta semana me senté frente a nuestros libreros, leyendo libro tras libro en español, y algunos títulos bilingües, que … Continue reading BookKids en español: Descubriendo a nuestros héroes
Here's what the Kids team is reading and loving lately. Every month we'll feature a few titles, from picture books to chapter, graphic novels, YA fiction & more! Check out more Kids bookseller recommendations on our Instagram (@bookpeople)! BookPeople Art Director Tomoko is THRILLED about the release of Circle by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’
A look into our stellar Kids events programming this spring! Trust us friends, you won't want to miss meeting these literary stars-- including Adam Rubin, Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen, Rhett Miller, Dan Santat, and many more! Dr. Seuss's Birthday! - Sat, March 2 @ 10:30 AM What better way to celebrate this iconic author's … Continue reading BookKids: Ready for Spring!
Inspired by the new year, we’ve set new goals for ourselves! Reading goals, that is. Over the next few months, our booksellers will share their own personal journeys to achieve their reading goals. Below, Kids bookseller & event host Savannah tells us about her own personal resolution to read at least 4 books per month! … Continue reading BookKids: Resolutions to Becoming a Joyful Nerd
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