Category Archives: New Books

March 2012 Book Review

A Stick is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play by Marilyn Singer, illustrated by LeUyen Pham From Miss Deborah, Outreach Librarian Summer is coming! What are you going to do all day? Read A Stick is an Excellent Thing … Continue reading

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January Book Reviews, Part 2

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales (illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg) From Miss Melia at Main Harris Burdick has been a mystery for over 25 years.  As legend has it, a man walked into a … Continue reading

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Give the gift of reading this holiday season

  The holiday season is rapidly approaching – lights are being strung, dinners and get – togethers are being planned, and lists are being made (things to do, people to see, and much more!) With all of that running around … Continue reading

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Another Month, Another Round of New Books!

We really have been receiving some wonderful new books for any age of reader in the Children’s Department.  Below are the three categories – Picture Books, Chapter Books, and Nonfiction – in video and list format. If any of these … Continue reading

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October Book Reviews, Part 1

The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens From Miss Janet at Lexington Kate remembered her mother’s tears, a necklace slipped around her neck, a charge to care for her brother and sister, whispers, and then…waking in an orphanage far way, with … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for New Books!

How could you not love new books?  I love seeing the new ones roll up on a cart, ready to be checked in and placed out on display.  It’s like they’re eagerly awaiting that first child to pick them up, … Continue reading

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August Book Reviews, Part 2

Scaredy Squirrel from Miss Caroline at Main What scares you?  Well, if you’re Scaredy Squirrel and living in a nut tree, things like tarantulas, green Martians, sharks, germs, poison ivy, and killer bees are terrifying!  Who knows what could happen … Continue reading

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New Books! New Books!

Oh, how we love new books!  That’s not to say that the ones on our shelves already aren’t fantastic, but there is something about new books and all the information and great stories they’re bringing to the library.  We love … Continue reading

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July Book Reviews, Part 2

The Environmental Movement, Then vs. Now from Miss Melanie at Main Molly Bang published a children’s book in 1997 called Common Ground:  The Water, Earth, and Air We Share. Here’s an overview of this book from Barnes & Noble:  “A … Continue reading

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New Book Videos for July

How is that summer reading coming along? You’re signed up for Summer Library Program, right? Well, if you’re looking for some awesome new reads, check out the videos below to see what’s new on the shelves at M/RCPL! New Picture … Continue reading

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