The 2017 Children & Teens Department Favorites

Pick up this gift guide on your next visit to any of our stores.
You can also download the PDF or read the reviews online here

New in Hardcover

Sleep Well, Siba and Saba Cover Image

Sleep Well, Siba and Saba (Lantana, $17.99), sings the father of two young girls as they drift off to sleep. In their colorful dreams,...

read more

Blast from the Past

Ten, Nine, Eight Cover Image

Reflecting on the precious time of day when parents prepare their children for sleep, Molly Bang’s lovely Ten, Nine, Eight...

read more

YA Pick

More Happy Than Not Cover Image

Where do you turn when happiness feels like the hardest thing in the world? In this shocking work of speculative fiction, there are several answers—and they all...

read more

Book Subscription

Book Cover

Join our signed first editions club and have a first edition, first printing of a new children’s picture book delivered each month directly to your doorstep (or pick it up at the store). The November book is Robinson by Peter Sís (Scholastic, $17.99).



Gifts for Kids!

Gifts for Kids

Folkmanis Puppets believes imagination is the key to a healthy childhood, encouraging play and discovery to develop the skills necessary in life. The company has been making the most innovative and engaging specialty puppets in the world since 1976, delighting imaginations and winning nearly every industry, child development, and kid-tested award, many repeatedly.


Teen Book Group

The Teen Book Group for teens ages 13–16 meets downstairs in the Children and Teens Department, to discuss and dissect a book of our choosing. The next meeting is on January 28 at 3:30 in P&P's Classroom (5039 Connecticut Avenue, Unit #7) and we will be reading Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. Have questions? Interested in joining? Email Cristina at