Best Bookstore

BookPeople

If you want to instill a lifelong love of the literary in a youngster, you've got a friend in Texas' largest independent bookstore. Here, kids get not just a room of their own but a whole store within the store, one with its own savvy, youth-attuned staff; play area and storytime stage for the prereading set; and a cozy labyrinth of liberally stocked shelves in which young bookworms just love to get lost. As if that weren't enough, BookKids hosts author events and book clubs for young readers just like the ones for their grownup counterparts, plus, for kids only, a plethora of storytimes throughout the week and literary camps where kids can delve even deeper into those imaginative worlds they've discovered on the page. Before you can say "Percy Jackson," BookPeople will leave you with a budding bibliophile.

BookPeople
603 N. Lamar, 512/472-5050
bookpeople.com

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