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R. J. Palacio: Author Visit

Last Tuesday (12/18/2012) R. J. Palacio spoke to Bank Street School for Children about her book Wonder. It was a return visit for Palacio who visited the School for Children earlier in the year. After a tour of the College Library,

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Todd Parr: Author Visit

Todd Parr, author of It’s Okay To Be Different, Underwear Do’s and Don’ts, and his newest, The Thankful Book, came to visit the 5/6s last week. Todd read aloud, drew a picture of a princess (complete with polka-dot underwear), and led

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Jeff Kinney: The Webcast

Author Jeff Kinney, creator of the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series along with actors Zachary Gordon (Greg Heffley), and Robert Capron (Rowley Jefferson) visited Bank Street College School for Children, Tuesday, November 15, 2011. If you weren’t able to

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Jeff Kinney: Author Visit

Yes, that’s right, you heard correct, Jeff Kinney is coming to Bank Street! Date: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am EST Author of the “Dairy of a Wimpy Kid” series, Kinney will be speaking primarily to

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Brian Selznick: Author Visit

Brian Selznick author and illustrator of “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” mesmerized Bank Street School for Children students this morning by reading from his latest book “Wonderstruck.” This book features two separate story lines about deaf children who run away

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Salman Rushdie: Author Visit

Read StreetScenes‘ article on author Salman Rushdie’s recent visit to Bank Street’s School for Children (12/08/2010). If you’d like to read “Luka and the Fire of Life,” Rushdie’s most recent book, the call number is FR and is located in

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Tony DiTerlizzi: Author Visit

Acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi visited Bank Street College School for Children on May 19, 2010.  He is the co-creator of the much loved “Spiderwick Chronicles,” (Call# J F D) with Holly Black. He came to talk

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​@katyehbooks talking to the 11/12s about The Truth About Twinkie Pie last spring​. Can't wait to welcome Kat back to Bank Street as our Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence this spring! Yay! #tbt Love this shot of Pres. John Niemeyer and his wife reading The Runaway Bunny, taken for Australian Women's Weekly in 1961 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Organizing Irma Black Award submissions! Wall tattoo. What a pleasure to listen to these two amazing women last night!! Childhood friends Meg Medina & RJ Palacio discussed their lives, families, work, and inspiration and how to offer hope and support to all right now. Just came across this quote from Lucy Sprague Mitchell in an old newsletter. "...I should wish to work along many lines to develop people who both understand and care about what happens to human beings everywhere." #tbt Happy Election Day! @hervetullet signing while @sussingoutbooks & Brian Pinkney chat #bookfest16