Monthly Archives: May 2012

Illustrator Spotlight — Brian Lies

Summer is almost here, so that means we are getting ready for our annual Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We love the theme for this year–it is all about the night: dreaming, wishes, nocturnal animals, and stars.  Join us as we … Continue reading

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May 2012 Reviews, Part 2

Stars written by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Marla Frazee From Miss Jennie at Ontario This is a new book that I just fell in love with!  What child (or adult) hasn’t gazed up into the evening sky and wondered … Continue reading

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Get Caught Reading During May!

Where will you be caught reading in May? Of course, as librarians, we are big proponents of reading and literacy – so why not celebrate reading and show how it changes lives, creates thinkers and dreamers, and best of all, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Gary Paulsen!

Join us in wishing Mr. Gary Paulsen, children’s author extraordinaire, a very happy birthday today! We love recommending Hatchet, probably Mr. Paulsen’s most well-known and most-read book, to those boys who just don’t know what they want to read (although … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Cookies

Cookies, cookies, cookies! If there was one thing I really enjoyed eating as a kid (and still do in fact), it was cookies.  Most children do, right?  Not only are cookies yummy, they make an awesome story time topic! Whether … Continue reading

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May 2012 Book Reviews, Part 1

The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins From Miss Jennie at Ontario So everybody 6th grade and older is either reading or has read The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins.  But did you know that before The Hunger Games, there … Continue reading

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May 2012 Featured Article

Celebrate Children’s Book Week May 7 – 13, 2012  Children’s Book Week is a lot of things – a celebration of literature for children and teens, a nationwide reading and literacy initiative, and most importantly, a huge campaign to draw … Continue reading

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