Monthly Archives: September 2011

Learning to Count, Counting to Learn — Concept Books for Young Readers

First come the ABCs, then come the 123s.  Your child is learning so much every time you read books together! Your library has lots of “concept books” including counting books, which are great for young learners.  These early childhood books … Continue reading

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September Book Reviews, Part 2

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert From Miss Mary at Main Where does a Leaf Man go when the wind blows?  Do you know?  As the days grow shorter and the leaves begin to change from green to the brillant reds, oranges and … 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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Fall Book Fun

Brrr!  It’s getting chilly out there!  This cooler weather always signals the beginning of fall, which means shorter days and brilliant colors on the trees.  (And as I’m looking outside right now, some rainy days too!)  Fall always makes me … Continue reading

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September Book Reviews, Part 1

Beverly Cleary and Ramona Quimby From Miss Mary at Main An Interview with Beverly Cleary If you are looking for a series of books which has stood the test of time, look no further than Beverly Cleary’s books featuring Ramona … Continue reading

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September 2011 Featured Article

Tagexdo of Jack Prelutsky’s poem “Be Glad Your Nose is On Your Face” The Wonderful World of Poetry School is back in session and many parents and teachers may find that some children are lacking critical reading skills necessary for … Continue reading

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Learning the ABCs – Concept Books For Young Readers

  Learning your ABCs is the very first step to becoming a reader.  Your library has what we refer to as “concept books” which contain basic knowledge that without a thorough understanding of, we wouldn’t function very well on a … Continue reading

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