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2011 Children’s Committe Book Awards

Author and 2011 Flora Stieglitz Straus Award winner Andrea Davis Pinkney shares her latest book “Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down” with Bank Street School for Children students. Illustrations by Brian Pinkney, published by Little Brown. The

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Irma Black 2010-11 Semifinalists

Bank Street has chosen the semifinalists for the Irma S. and James H. Black Award. “Amazing Faces” by Lee Bennett Hopkins; illustrated by Chris Soentpiet “A Bedtime for Bear” by Bonnie Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton “Bones: Skeletons and

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Mock Printz Award 2011

Another year has come and gone and it’s Mock Printz award time. If you are wondering who the candidates were EarlyWord has a list. And the winner is (drum roll) Kenneth Oppel’s “Half Brother,” published by Scholastic: Honorable mentions are

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Irma Black 2010-11 Reading List Update

Here is the final Irma Black Reading List for 2010-11. The books are located in their usual spot, inside the library’s technical services room.

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I Love My Librarian

(New York, NY) – Librarians in our nation’s 123,000 libraries make a difference in the lives of millions of people every day.  If a librarian has made a difference in your life, now is the chance to tell your story.

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Irma Black Award: The Finalists

The Irma Black Award committee has now chosen four finalists, and here they are in no particular order: “Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem,” by Mac Barnett “A Penguin Story,” by Antoinette Portis “Robot Zot!” by Jon Scieszka “Sergio

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Mock Printz Award

Another book event School for Children students are involved in is the Mock Printz Award. The goal of this award is to identify literary excellence in young adult literature. The 2010 winner is “Wintergirls,” by Laurie Halse Anderson. Mock Honor

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Happy Memorial Day! The Bank Street Library will be closed this Saturday May 26 and Monday 28. We are always closed on Sunday. Enjoy the weekend! @bankstreetlibrary @bank.street @school_for_children #memorialdayweekend #mondayisaholiday
Stack after stack after stack. Looking out from the “locked” room.
Iteration 1 of the “ARCHIVES.”
Chinese restaurant in Room 201.
Summer 1 for the @bank.street starts May 21st and so does drop-in library orientation! Need a refreshers? New to Bank Street and the library? Come to one of the research classes and the Librarians will answer all your research and library questions! @bankstreetlibrary #summerclasses #libraryhelp #research #moreschool
No matter if you take care and love 🦆🐍🕷🐢🐠🐈🐕🐁🐇, celebrate them in May aka National Pet Month!!! Come see our Reference book display and grab a book to learn about different pets! @bankstreetlibrary @bankstreetspanish @bank.street #nationalpetmonth #loveallanimals #takecareofyourpets
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Writer-in-Residence Family Share. Thank you 9/10’s teachers & kids, and to Renée Watson! High five to Allie and Cindy.
Library Salon #16: join @bankstreetlibrary for conversation and a book talk with Educator, Activist,and Author Jonathan Silin and his book: Early Childhood, Aging, and the Life Cycle: Mapping Common Ground. This Salon is Friday, April 13, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM, at the Bank Street Library, 5th floor of the W.112th building. Register here: @bank.street #librarysalon #jonathansilin #earlychildhoodeducation #lifecycle