Books

A Customized Book for Little Ones Starting School

  Starting school is a lot different this time around with my youngest Gia. My older daughter Briana was in school since she was small, and so transition to kindergarten was a breeze- at least for her anyway (I was a mess). Fast forward to her little sister, who has been mostly home with me for the last 4 years. Gia is very social and has been in dance, but

Recap: Tutu Goes Green Reading & Signing in Soundview Park

  This past weekend Bronx bred author Tulani Thomas came out to Soundview Park for a book reading and giveaway of her book Tutu Goes Green sponsored by Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and Fidelis care. The book tells the story of a little girl named Tutu and her quest to spread the message of how children can help save the environment.     The Soundview Park Amphitheater was the perfect setting

Tutu Goes Green: Reading & Giveaway

Bronxmama is excited to be a part of this fun event in Soundview Park!   Friends of Soundview Park Big Read July 30th 11am Soundview Park Amphitheater (enter at Rosedale and Lacombe Ave) RSVP at FOSPBigRead2016.Eventbrite.com Join us for a reading and giveaway of “TuTu goes Green” written by Tulani Thomas For free book you must register at EVENTBRITE Books distributed at the event. In this fun and engaging book,

Father's Day Giveaway: World's Greatest Dad from Twigtale

  We can’t believe we’re already 10 days into June either! June 19th is Father’s Day this year, so if you’re still looking for a customized gift that will arrive in time, then we love this personalized book idea from Twigtale. In their World’s Greatest Dad book, kids can help customize the story about any special father figure in their life with photos and the ability to change the text

Opening of the Tim Hetherington Photobook Library

A Photobook Library is opening up at the Bronx Documentary Center on May 14th: Opening Celebration & Photobook Drive  Tim Hetherington Photobook Library   Saturday, May 14th, 1-5PM Please join us to celebrate the opening of the Tim Hetherington Photobook Library, one of New York City’s few libraries dedicated to photography. The library is stocked with the books of the late Tim Hetherington, an Oscar nominee and World Press Photo award winner, who

Bronx Book Fair 2016

THE BRONX BOOK FAIR – A TWO-DAY EVENT THAT BRINGS BOOKS, WRITERS, AND PUBLISHERS TO THE BRONX LIBRARY CENTER/NYPL Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8, 2016 Bronx, NY The Bronx Book Fair presents a two-day event that will connect writers and readers of all ages. The book fair features a diverse array of authors,small presses, readings, panels, and a live music performance and will take place at New York

Reading Corner: The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home

  Personalized books are such a fun way to encourage reading among little ones, and they make for a great keepsake or thoughtful gift. If you know someone who is into spaceships and outerspace, then they will think this book is out of this world (corny pun intended). The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home from Lost My Name books is a fun story about an adventure from outer space that is

Bronx Libraries Extend Hours

Grab that library card (or sign up for one!) and head to your local library- many NYC locations just announced they have extended their hours and we have the scoop on the Bronx libraries.   Here is a list of Bronx branches who extended their hours. Check www.nypl.com for additional information. Hunts Point Melrose West Farms Francis Martin Jerome Park Sedgwick Mosholu Riverdale Spuyten Duyvil Van Cortlandt Woodlawn Heights High

The Care & Keeping of Us: A How to Say it Book

Dear moms of girls: We know it’s not easy. Beyond the fun girl stuff, there is a whole lot to tackle in the short time we have to raise them- and by age 7 there are a lot of topics that should be covered. American Girl is often a staple in many girl’s lives, and beyond the adorable dolls and accessories they also help parents connect with their daughters through