Tag Archives: nonfiction

Book Review: My First Day

My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page From Miss Deborah at Main What did you do on the day you were born?  You probably just slept, cried, and drank some milk.  My First Day shows what animals can … Continue reading

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It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Take a moment today and reflect on one of the greatest Americans this country has ever known.  A man of humility and quiet dignity, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on because of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bottle Houses

Bottle Houses: The Creative World of Grandma Prisbrey by Melissa Eskridge Slaymaker From Miss Melia at Main Have you ever heard of a bottle village? While it could represent many things, the bottle village in Bottle Houses: The Creative World … Continue reading

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Book Review: Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas Melissa Sweet treats readers to an inventive biographical tale of a creative young boy who grows up to … Continue reading

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Election Day is (Finally) Here!

Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day.  (As if you haven’t already received dozens of advertisements in the mail and countless phone calls!)  One good thing about a Presidential Election year is that there are many opportunities to talk to your … Continue reading

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Book Review: Waiting for the Biblioburro

Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown From Miss Jacqui at Lexington Waiting for the Biblioburro begins as a story about a young girl named Ana who lives in a remote village in Columbia.  Ana loves cuentos (stories) and she … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Magic Week!

Did you know that today is the beginning of International Magic Week? Covering October 25–31, Magic Week is “a week to celebrate the world of magic and the magicians who create it” (Chase’s Calendar of Events 2012). It always ends … Continue reading

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Book Review: Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery From Miss Mary at Main Library Today’s review comes to us from Miss Mary.  Here’s what she has to say about this amazing … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Apples

Fall is here!  Although the official first day is still over a week away, you can get a jump start on your celebration by reading stories with your kids about everyone’s favorite fruit–apples. And while you can make some awesome … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stay–The True Story of Ten Dogs

Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs by Michaela Muntean From Miss Caroline at Main Ok, so who is not a sucker for a feel-good story featuring adorable pound puppies?  In Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs, circus performer … Continue reading

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