Visit our bookstore at the Mallway at Old Arlington in Columbus, Ohio

We have loved sharing our passion for reading with children, parents, teachers and librarians since 1980. 

Our store at 2116 Arlington Avenue in Columbus, Ohio offers the very best of classic and new literature for young readers—from toddler books, picture books, easy readers, middle grade and young adult. In-store events include Saturday morning storytime, reading clubs, and frequent visits by authors and illustrators.

We look forward to reading with you soon!

An Afternoon with Author and Illustrator Julia Kuo

We are thrilled to welcome award-winning author and illustrator Julia Kuo to the bookshop in partnership with the Ohioana Book Festival! The festival takes place Saturday, April 20. Learn more about the Ohioana Book Festival at

Luminous: Living Things That Light Up the Night By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781771648882
Availability: Coming From our Warehouse. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greystone Kids - November 22nd, 2022

I Am an American: The Wong Kim Ark Story By Martha Brockenbrough, Grace Lin, Julia Kuo (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316426923
Availability: Coming From our Warehouse. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 23rd, 2021

Award Winners

The American Library Association (ALA) announced on Monday, January 22, 2024 the top books, digital media, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Stonewall awards. Watch the awards and learn more at Below are links to shop award-specific tiles from ALA and more.

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