BookKids: On Squirrel Poetry & Taking Action

BookPeople is proud to host a book club for kids ages 8-12 along with local volunteer group Austin Allies. We meet every third Saturday of the month at 12:30 PM. Today we're giving you an inside look at our last meeting, where we discussed Flora and Ulysses by Newbery medalist Kate DiCamillo! What do squirrels … Continue reading BookKids: On Squirrel Poetry & Taking Action

This Week in the World of Books

ALA Winners: This week the American Library Association announced all their Book & Media Awards. Three of the major awards were given to Katie DiCamillo, Brian Floca & Marcus Sedgwick. Kate DiCamillo (Flora & Ulysses) was awarded the John Newberry Medal. Brian Floca (Locomotive) received the Randolph Coldecott Medal. And, finally, the Michael L. Printz … Continue reading This Week in the World of Books

This Week in the World of Books

Lots of awards and finalists were announced this week. The three Story Prize Finalists were announced; NBCC announced it's 30 finalists for the best books of 2013 as well as awarded A Constellation of Vital Phenomena the first ever John Leonard Prize; Mystery Writers of America announced it's list of 2014 Edgar Awards nominees; and Sinead Morrissey … Continue reading This Week in the World of Books

What’s Happening in BookKids?

If you’d like to keep up with all of our BookKids news, subscribe to our monthly BookKids e-newsletter. We also have all of our usual fun & fabulous storytimes happening this month for your very young readers. All storytimes and events are free and open to the public. Join us! ______________________________________________________________ U P C O M I N G   … Continue reading What’s Happening in BookKids?