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Bossy Flossy

Bossy Flossy In her most recent book, Bossy Flossy, award-winning author and illustrator Paulette Bogan tells the story of Flossy, the bossiest girl around. However, one day she meets another boy in her class, Edward, who is just as bossy as she is. Will they find a way to get along? Following , the third- […]

Annual Appeal

Any author will tell you that a book truly comes to life in the presence of its reader. While the words on the page are usually what fosters that connection, we at Behind the Book go one step further to create real relationships between authors and students in classrooms throughout New York City. For 12th […]

Meet the Author: Page McBrier

Page McBrier is the author of 46 picture and chapter books for young readers. Behind the Book has had an ongoing, successful relationship with Page and Beatrice’s Goat. Based on a true story, the award-winning New York Times bestseller is about a girl who receives a goat from Heifer International and when it gives birth […]

December Readings at KGB

Join us to hear the masterful works of Helen Bendict, Hannah Tinti, Karen Shepard and Matthew Lansburgh at KGB Bar in the East Village on Thursday, December 14th. Helen Benedict is a professor at Columbia University and the author of seven novels, including the just-published Wolf Season, and her previous novel, Sand Queen, a Publishers […]

Meet the Author : Tony Medina

Tony Medina is the successful author of seventeen books for both adults and children. His children’s books DeShawn Days and Love to Langston in particular have received several awards including: the Parent’s Guide Children’s Media Award in 2001; the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People in 2002; and the Rhode Island Children’s Book Award […]