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Graduate School

Race to the Bottom Book Talk & Signing

Posted by Gretchen Adams on June 23, 2015

On April 30, Michael McGill, Director of the Program for District Leadership and Reform, a special initiative in the Graduate School, launched his book, Race to the Bottom: Corporate School Reform and the Future of Public Education, with a book signing and talk at Bank Street College. The

tagged: book signing, graduate school, michael mcgill, school reform
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Bank Street News

Irma Black and Cook Prize Finalists Recognized

Posted by Rachel Reda on May 22, 2015

On May 14th, Bank Street hosted an event to honor the finalists of the 42nd annual Irma Black Award and those of the 4th annual Cook Prize. The Irma Simonton and James H. Black Award recognizes outstanding children’s books by specifically evaluating the way the words and pictures work together ...

tagged: children's books, cook prize, galapagos george, irma black, jean craighead george, jon klassen, mac barnett, sam and dave dig a hole, twig george, wendell minor
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Bank Street News

Robie Harris Tackles Sensitive Issues in Appropriate Ways

Posted by Rachel Reda on April 22, 2015

In the early 1970s, Robie H. Harris sat in Central Park, holding her first-born baby boy. Her young nephews surrounded her, fascinated by the infant, and started asking questions. How do you know when he’s hungry? How does he learn to talk? How does he learn to walk? When did ...

tagged: center for children's literature, children's authors, picture books, robie harris
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Chancellor Fariña Visits Bank Street Book Store

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 01, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, Bank Street Book Store hosted New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña for a book talk. She read from Dr. Seuss' Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!, a celebration of great educators who go beyond rote memorization tactics

tagged: bookstore, leadership, literacy, nycdoe
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Bank Street for Children

Bank Street Kids Make a Splash at the New Bookstore Site

Posted by Kate Marcus on October 21, 2014

Only the corner will change. Depending on your pace, Broadway and W. 107th Street, the new site of the Bank Street Bookstore, is about a five-minute walk from school and the current site of the Bookstore on Broadway and W. 112th Street. School for Children art teacher Maria Richa worked ...

tagged: art, bookstore, reading, school for children
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Bank Street Bookstore Gets a New Lease

Posted by Nicholas Gray on September 01, 2014

Renowned Upper West Side bookstore for children, teachers, and families will move to new location in March 2015. Read More Signs of Literary Life for Two Booksellers on the Upper West Side, via New York Times

tagged: bookstore, literacy, neighborhood
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School for Children

School for Children 6th Graders Discuss Stereotypes on Book Cover Art with Knopf Editors

Posted by Katie Peshut on March 20, 2013

On March 13, School for Children (SFC) 6th grade students (11/12s) met with Knopf editors Erin Clarke and Michelle Frey for a conversation about cover design and marketing decisions. The impetus for this meeting began back in October during a booktalking session with Children's Librarian Allie Bruce. An

tagged: book editors, school for children, stereotypes
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Card Sales Explode at the Bookstore

Posted by Michael Hansen on December 13, 2012

Sales of greeting cards are up 80% over last year at this time, says Bank Street Bookstore manager Andy Laties. Laties attributes the boom to an effort the Bookstore began last August to improve the uniqueness

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At the Bookstore, an Exciting Path Ahead

Posted by Andrew Laties on June 08, 2012

Six weeks ago I inherited management of the Bank Street Bookstore from my esteemed colleague Beth Puffer. During her decades of service, Beth placed millions of children’s books into the hands of young readers, and myriad professional books into the hands of teachers. Meanwhile, since 1985, I had been

tagged: bookstore, literacy, reading
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Colbert Visits Bookstore (And So Can You!)

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 12, 2012

Crowds lined up around Bank Street Bookstore Saturday morning as Comedy Central star Stephen Colbert visited to sign copies of his new book, I Am A Pole (And So Can You!).

tagged: bookstore, maurice sendak, stephen colbert
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Bank Street News

‘Funny Food’: Kids, Please DO Play with Your Food

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 06, 2012

A little man with tomato ears standing on toast legs looks up at you through yellow egg yolk eyes, while a strawberry-winged blackberry butterfly shows off its luminous colors. What to do but eat them? These fanciful critters are the breakfast creations of Bill Wurtzel, who, for over

tagged: bank street bookstore, book launch, claire wurtzel, graduate school, health, inclusion, linda levine, special education
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Irma Black Award: 40 Years of Kids’ Favorite Picture Books

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 04, 2012

Each year, the Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature (Irma Black Award) goes to an outstanding book for young children—a book in which text and illustrations are inseparable, each enhancing and enlarging on the other to produce a

tagged: children's books, cook prize, irma black, library, lisa von drasek, literacy, reading
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Bank Street News

Bank Street’s New eBook For Parents And Educators

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 16, 2012

In Spring 2010, President Elizabeth Dickey announced the annual Innova Grant—a program designed to spur innovation and encourage new initiatives from the College faculty. Each year, winning proposals receive start-up funds for their projects. One of 2011’s

tagged: cbc, children's book committee, ebook, innova, jeannie crowley, library, lisa von drasek, literacy, reading, technology
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Children’s Book Committee Honors Five Books

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on March 05, 2012

Tales ranging from the creation of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, to the Titanic disaster, to the amusing trials of an older sister were among the five titles honored at the 2012 Children’sBookCommitteeAwards (CBC) on February 23, in the Bank Street auditorium. The CBC Online CBC Chair Linda Greengrass

tagged: cbc, children's book committee, children’s book committee awards, linda greengrass, lisa von drasek, the new cook science book prize
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Bank Street News

Bank Street Celebrates Launch of ‘Out of the Classroom and into the World’

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on November 02, 2011

On Wednesday, November 16, Bank Street celebrated the recent launch of faculty member Sal Vascellaro's (GS ’75) new book, Out of the Classroom and into the World:

tagged: book, faculty, Lucy, Mitchell, publication, Sal, Sprague, Vascellaro
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