BookKids: Resolutions to Becoming a Joyful Nerd

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

BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

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)! Kids Inventory Manager Staci is in love with Max Amato's Perfect Staci is a huge fan of … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

BookKids: February Highlights!

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!

BookKids: Awards season is here!

No, we're not talking about the Oscars. Kids booksellers (and favorite mother-son duo) Merrilee and Thomas share their predictions for the 2019 Caldecott and Newbery Medal winners. Who do YOU think will win? Picture books are Merrilee's thing. As much as we all try to know a little bit about everything, booksellers tend to have … Continue reading BookKids: Awards season is here!

BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

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 lovin' Elvis is King! by Jonah Winter, illus. by Red Nose Studio … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

BookKids: Celebrating National STEM Day with great books!

A look into some great titles that inspire young readers to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math, in honor of National STEM Day (Nov. 8) We love books that inspire readers to get out of their comfort zone and discover new skills! Whether it's a recipe book or a graphic novel about science, we … Continue reading BookKids: Celebrating National STEM Day with great books!

Modern First Library: Reclaiming Our Children’s Heritage by David Bowles

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Below, author David Bowles talks about . Explore more from the series here. As a Mexican American kid in South Texas during the 1970s, I found I loved to read, though I had no idea what … Continue reading Modern First Library: Reclaiming Our Children’s Heritage by David Bowles

Modern First Library: What’s in a Name? by Sabrina Phillips

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Below, Sabrina Phillips, Museum Educator at the Blanton, shares the story behind her name. Explore more from the series here. Growing up, I was ashamed of my name. Sabrina Camille Mooroogen. It seemed a mouthful … Continue reading Modern First Library: What’s in a Name? by Sabrina Phillips

Modern First Library: Sophie’s Library by Faith Weaver

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Today, Faith Weaver of the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center tells us about her niece (and passionate reader) Sophie. Explore more from the series here. My niece Sophie reads really well. We … Continue reading Modern First Library: Sophie’s Library by Faith Weaver