Daniel Kilday on barbecue, orange groves & J.K. Rowling

Daniel Kilday stops by the store this Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. to discuss his children's book, Molly Warner: School Reporter. Mark your calendars and check out Kilday's answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below.   BP: What are you reading these days? DK: This is a little embarrassing, but I read a lot of … Continue reading Daniel Kilday on barbecue, orange groves & J.K. Rowling

BookKids Celebrates Women’s History Month!

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!

Emily Ecton on staying up late, NPR & the word ‘snort’

Emily Ecton stops by the store this Saturday, February 17 at 6 p.m. to discuss her new chapter book, The Ambrose Deception. It's a must read for kids and adults alike! Check out Emily's answers to the BookPeople Questionnaire below.  BP: What are you reading these days? EE: I'm not reading much right now because … Continue reading Emily Ecton on staying up late, NPR & the word ‘snort’

BookKids: Don’t miss these events at the Texas Book Festival!

Out of all the fun-filled family events and festivals our great city has to offer, we have a soft spot for the Texas Book Festival (TBF). For one weekend, downtown Austin transforms into a book lover's dream. White tents take over Congress Avenue to host amazing author signings, fascinating panels, and activities for readers of all ages. … Continue reading BookKids: Don’t miss these events at the Texas Book Festival!

New Children’s Books Tackle Race and History with Candor and Grace

­­ ~post by Children's Book Buyer Meghan G. Talking about our country's fraught relationship with race is never easy. Many of us struggle as parents and educators to know how exactly to talk about America's experiences with race and racial prejudice (past and present) with young kids. As "Black Lives Matter" is at the forefront of dialogue in … Continue reading New Children’s Books Tackle Race and History with Candor and Grace