A bookstore-without-walls® for kids, teens, families, and educators in the Bronx and beyond.
Since we launched in 2017, the core values that we use to guide our work have been joy, justice, and community. Thank you for joining us in promoting joyful reading experiences that center the stories, identities, and experiences of young people in our Bronx community and beyond.
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Need end-of-the-school-year gifts? We can help!
✅ Dads and other folx who love us
✅ Grads of all ages
✅ Teachers who go above and beyond
✅ Pride all year long and ESPECIALLY in June
✅ All those other special people
We know it’s a busy time of year, so take something off your plate by using our rec lists for all of your June shopping needs!
For the Broadway bound, Hamilton stan, or true New Yorker:
If you ask us, In the Heights is Lin-Manuel Miranda's true masterpiece (yes, it's BETTER than Hamilton), a love letter to Washington Heights and the people who call it home. Don't miss the chance to celebrate the launch of a new book telling the behind-the-scenes story of its creation with Lin-Manuel himself!
Boogie Down Books® brings joyful reading experiences and inspiring community events to kids, teens, families, and educators in the Bronx and beyond. Follow us for info about pop-up events, mobile book sales, author events, and workshops.