Natasha talks about curating the Teen display to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month When I was first asked to write this blog post, I thought, “Why me? I’m a white-passing, mixed Latinx woman who barely speaks Spanish.” I struggled a lot with what to say and how to express how it feels to have half of … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Great reads by Latinx authors!
Flippo built this awesome display in honor of David Bowie this week, based on Bowie's top 100 favorite books (as posted earlier this month by New York Public Library). Come in and pay homage to The Man Who Read the World. (You can check out a selection of the books on the display at bookpeople.com.) … Continue reading David Bowie On Books
Keep Austin Weird is a familiar and apropos motto here in Austin. In BookKids, we even have a weird picture book section. Books get shelved in weird if they are just a little off beat for some reason. It could be the artwork, story, format, or the general "feel" of the book that gets it … Continue reading Keep Austin Reading Weird 2015