Cynthia Leonor Garza will be here to read from Lucía the Luchadora, her beautifully illustrated picture book about courage and cultural legacy that is full of pluck, daring, and heart.
From phenomenal new talent Christopher Browne comes MARLO, a story about a dog who needs a bath but ends up on an adventure, inspired by the author’s own rescue pit bull.
Our kids book buyer Jordan B. Nielsen hosts a discussion hour based on All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor. From Leslie Connor, award-winning author of Waiting for Normal and Crunch, a soaring and heartfelt story about love, forgiveness, and how innocence makes us all rise up. Club members will receive a 15% discount on each month’s selected books. For more information, please contact Jordan Nielsen at Jordan@powerhouseon8th.com.
Sunday Story Time with Brett Helquist (Illustrator of Martina & Chrissie: The Greatest Rivalry in the History of Sports)
A fascinating dual biography of tennis greats Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert celebrates the power of equality, respect, and sportsmanship.
Our kids book buyer Jordan B. Nielsen hosts a discussion hour based on The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, a timely, vital novel about race, policing, discrimination, and the power of activism.
Club members will receive a 15% discount on each month’s selected books. For more information, please contact Jordan Nielsen at Jordan@powerhouseon8th.com.
POWERHOUSE on 8th is a brand new bookstore, reading club, mini-gallery, and community space bringing South Slope the best in fiction, non-fiction, kids, YA, novelty, cooking, decorating, stationery, and more, all from the curatorial minds hived at Dumbo’s famed POWERHOUSE Arena. Read our reviews, join our Middle Grade Reading Club, and stop in for Sunday morning readings with children’s book authors. See you on the block! (8th Avenue between 11th and 12th).