Storytimes

BookKids storytimes are held at 10:30 AM every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

Author Guest Storytime with Mary Sullivan!

What’s in a name? What’s in WAKAWAKALOCH?! Find out at today’s storytime with local picture book illustrator Mary Sullivan and her new laugh-out-loud book about the value of a name. Fun starts at 10:30 am!

 

 

 

 

My Name Is Wakawakaloch! Cover Image
By Chana Stiefel, Mary Sullivan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328732095
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2019

A Whodunnit Storytime?

Sometimes life is a mystery! Come investigate with us as we discover our favorite whodunnits at storytime, including the nerve-wracking-- and hilarious-- Who Wet My Pants? By Bob Shea, illus by Zachariah O’Hora. 

 

 

 

 

 

Who Wet My Pants? Cover Image
By Bob Shea, Zachariah O'Hora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316525213
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

Whobert Whover, Owl Detective Cover Image
By Jason Gallaher, Jess Pauwels (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481462716
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - July 18th, 2017

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I Want My Hat Back Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763655983
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2011

The Case of the Stinky Stench (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #2) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454919605
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 2nd, 2017

Banned Books Storytime!

Here at BookKids we LOVE banned books, which is why we celebrate Banned Books Week every September, and we are having a storytime to honor these titles that were challenged all over the country, including Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis and more.

My Princess Boy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442429888
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - December 21st, 2010

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Where the Wild Things Are Cover Image
By Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780060254926
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - December 26th, 2012

The Lorax (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780394823379
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 12th, 1971

Hispanic Heritage Storytime!

From September 15 to October 15 we shine a light on the many contributions from Hispanic and Latinx people-- from music and food to art, literature, film, and so much more! Come listen in as we read Dreamers by Yuyi Morales and more great stories to celebrate.

 

 

 

Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

Carmela Full of Wishes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399549045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

Viva Frida Cover Image
By Yuyi Morales, Tim O'Meara (Photographs by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596436039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 2nd, 2014

Bold and Brave Storytime!

We love reading about the boldest and bravest characters in literature! They inspire us to stand up, speak louder, and take action! Join us today as we read Jabari Jumps and other great stories about courage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jabari Jumps Cover Image
By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763678388
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017

How to Be a Lion Cover Image
By Ed Vere
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525578055
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2018

The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

We Love Our Grandparents Storytime!

Today we’re honoring grandparents everywhere with beautiful stories about these special people in our lives, such as the mind-blowing The Truth About Grandparents by Elina Ellis. We hope to see you and your grandparents there!

 

 

 

 

 

The Truth About Grandparents Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316424721
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

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Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Drawn Together Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484767603
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 5th, 2018

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Ocean Meets Sky Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481470377
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

Down on the Farm Storytime!

There’s all sorts of adventures and shenanigans when you work in a farm! Come on down and join us for some good old-fashioned farm fun with Meg McKinlay’s Duck! and other great stories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DUCK! Cover Image
By Meg McKinlay, Nathaniel Eckstrom (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536204223
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - August 13th, 2019

Little Blue Truck board book Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544568037
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2015

Punk Farm (Punk Farm Books) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440417934
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dragonfly Books - May 11th, 2010

Bow Tie Storytime!

Guess what? Today is National Bow Tie Day, so we’re reading a few goofy reads inspired by our favorite fashion accessories, like Giraffe Problems by Jory John, and decorating our own bow ties! This morning at 10:30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giraffe Problems Cover Image
By Jory John, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524772031
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018

Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes Cover Image
By Eva Chen, Derek Desierto (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250297266
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 6th, 2018

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