Monthly Archives: June 2012

Book Review: Horrible Harry

Horrible Harry series by Suzy Kline From Miss Sarah at Bellville Horrible Harry is a popular series by Suzy Kline about a boy named Harry and all his crazy adventures at school.  All of the books are written from the … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Turns 15!

How time flies! This week marks 15 years since the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published in the United Kingdom! Of course, we know it as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, which was … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Vertical Gardens

Vertical Gardens This month’s craft comes from Miss Melanie, our resident recycling and gardening expert. “Gardening is all the rage so if you don’t have one yet and you have access to an outside wall, you can be a vertical … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Bugs

Buggy Bugs and Creepy Crawlies! What is summer without bugs, spiders and centipedes?  Children are fascinated by bugs whether they are up close or at a distance.  Some bugs fly, some crawl, and some even sting.  Bug and spider books … Continue reading

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June 2012 Book Review, Part 1

Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo From Miss Sarah at Bellville Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo is an adorable beginning chapter book about a pig named Mercy who loves hot toast with lots of butter on it. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Richard Scarry!

What kid out there doesn’t love books about animals and cars?  I sure did!  I loved all of the Busytown books by Richard Scarry when I was growing up.  Although he passed away in 1994, today marks the 93rd anniversary … Continue reading

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June 2012 Featured Article

Summer’s here again and so is this year’s Summer Library Program (SLP).  We want your children to retain what they’ve learned throughout the school year, so from June 4th through July 28th, we encourage all children from birth through 5th … Continue reading

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