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Kids

Children’s Book Review: Mel Fell

Mel Fell by Corey R. Tabor From Miss Jennie at the Ontario Branch Library This new picture book came across my desk in mid-February. This book caught my eye because the title, author, and the picture on the front cover are all sideways. You have to turn the book to the right in order to

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Book Review: A Little Space for Me

A Little Space for Meby Jennifer Gray OlsonFrom Miss Brindi at Madison Sometimes the world can be too much. It’s messy, and loud, and crowded. Sometimes you just need a little space for you. This gorgeous picture book takes a creative and inventive look on how a young girl takes a step back and creates her own space. Readers will enjoy

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Kids

Book Review: Digging for Words: Jose Alberto Gutierrez and the Library He Built

Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Builtby Angela Burke Kunkel and illustrated by Paola EscobarFrom Miss Brindi at Madison  This beautiful picture book is based on the true life story of José Alberto Gutiérrez, an uneducated garbage collector in Bogotá, Colombia. During his nighttime shifts, he keeps his eye open for little treasures—books others have thrown

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Kids

Story Time Starter: Pets

Try this fun story time about Pets!Read:    What Pet Should I Get? By Dr Seuss Sing:      Tiny Tim I had a little turtle              His name was Tiny Tim              I put him in the bathtub             To see if he could swim       

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