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Lisa, All Our Best!

Farewell Lisa! Yes, we are missing you – your legacy remains and we are finding little Lisa reminders all over the Library: Lisa’s arm chair, stool, a bento, packets of exotic teas in the kitchen, and boxes of books scattered

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Lisa Von Drasek’s: Books To Give To Kids…

The Holiday season is upon us once again, and if you are like me you’re racking your brains as to what to give nieces and nephews who live far away. As luck would have it, Lisa has come to the

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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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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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It’s Demonstration Lesson Time

Lately we’ve noticed people scrambling for books to use in demonstration lessons, OK, good we’re here to help you with that. But, there are other things you might want to consider before heading out to a school or sending off

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Lisa Von Drasek’s Annual Best Books List

Here’s Lisa’s annual best books to give to children when you have no idea what to give them because you: either don’t know them very well, or they’ve read everything. All courtesy of Early Word.

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Lisa Von Drasek: SLJ Day of Dialog

Bank Street College of Education children’s librarian Lisa Von Drasek and fellow panelist, authors: Tim Green, Robie Harris, Rebecca Stead and Gennifer Choldenko discuss “The Care and Feeding of Tweens: Who are they, where are they, and what do they

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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