Spectacularly Beautiful tells the story of Shahad, a refugee who has moved to a new country and started at a new school with her new teacher, Ms. Truong.
The young narrator thinks it’s awesome that his Uncle and his Auntie are the same person. Uncle Leo is an accountant, and is great at helping with math homework. Auntie Lotta is a fabulous performer, and loves to sing and dance with her nephew. A sweet, uplifting story about fearlessley letting your true self shine.
Little Brother wants to follow Big Brother up the branches of the Climbing Tree, but Mom tells him he has to wait until he’s older. When he’s finally big enough to go up, Little Brother makes a difficult discovery: no matter how high he climbs, Big Brother will always be a branch ahead. In their make-believe world within the tree, the brothers grow and transform into majestic birds, mountains, and even celestial bodies, yet Little Brother still can’t help but feel…less when compared to Big Brother. Will the two ever be able to share the same space?
Fri - Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
POWERHOUSE on 8th is a 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.
POWERHOUSE on 8th is rated as one of New York Cities Top Ten Independent Bookstores for Kids according to Red Tricycle.
A Note From Powerhouse on 8th
We are open by appointment only from 12-6 p.m. to serve our small neighborhood community and to help you find a good read, an exciting cookbook, a challenging puzzle or fun kids books and games. We thank you for all your support in these challenging times.
Please call 718-801-8375 to order a book for pick-up (inside or curbside).
Please leave all deliveries at 1111 8th Ave (blue door to the left)