Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures: Words and Pictures 2022 -2023

City of Asylum Bookstore is thrilled to be the official bookseller for Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures Words and Pictures series. Words & Pictures presents acclaimed children's authors and illustrators to readers of all ages.  Below are the featured authors and books for the 2022-2023 season.

20% of all sales will be donated to Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures!

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Keyana Loves Her Family By Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, Charnelle Pinkney Barlow (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316461696
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 13th, 2022

A Rover's Story By Jasmine Warga Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063113923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

A Sitting in St. James By Rita Williams-Garcia Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062367297
Availability: In stock at publisher: Usually Ships to store in 3-5 Business Days.
Published: Quill Tree Books - May 25th, 2021

Details and registration for Rita Williams-Garcia's event can be found here.


Clap When You Land By Elizabeth Acevedo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062882769
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quill Tree Books - May 5th, 2020

Details and registration for Elizabeth Acevedo's event on October 7th can be found here.


Room to Dream (Front Desk #3) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338621129
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

Details and registration for Kelly Yang's event can be found here.


Out of My Heart By Sharon M. Draper Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665902168
Availability: In stock at publisher: Usually Ships to store in 3-5 Business Days.
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 9th, 2021

Details and registration for Sharon Draper's event can be found here.


Loyalty By Avi Cover Image
By Avi
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358248071
Availability: In stock at publisher: Usually Ships to store in 3-5 Business Days.
Published: Clarion Books - February 8th, 2022

Details and registration for Avi's event can be found here.