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It’s the Holiday Season!

December 12, 2017 |
Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and cozy up with your children, some hot cocoa, and a picture book! Click on the book to place a hold. For Santa, December 26th was Keep Reading »

A few gems we can be thankful for…

November 14, 2017 |
Great children’s books are often easy to miss, here are a few titles to spark your season of thanksgiving (click on book to place a hold): The Ugly Pumpkin has waited all through October for Keep Reading »

October Reads for Kids

October 10, 2017 |
With gorgeous photo illustrations, award-winning author April Pulley Sayre explores the transformation trees undergo in fall. The book takes readers through the leaves’ initial change from green to red, yellow, and orange, the shedding of Keep Reading »

Fee Fi Fo Fum! Are You Ready for Fall Fun?

September 12, 2017 |
Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries by Mark Teague When Jack trades the family cow for a handful of magic beans, he gets more beans than he ever expected or wanted. It’s bean Keep Reading »

A Dog in the Cave: the Wolves Who Made Us Human by Kay Frydenborg

VOYA Reviews 2017 February This book explores the history and origins of the human relationship to and with man’s best friend. It also looks at how that relationship shaped and was shaped by the evolution Keep Reading »

Construction Zone

From New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of the Llama Llama books comes a new character ready to dig his way into your heart! Here come the BIG RIGS rolling down the street. Thumpa-thumpa bumpa-bumpa BEEP! Keep Reading »

We’re going to the zoo,zoo,zoo…how about you,you,you? You can come too,too,too. We’re going to the zoo,zoo,zoo!

If you are taking a trip to the zoo this summer, be sure to check out these great picture books to take with you! Daddy’s taking us to the zoo tomorrow, zoo tomorrow, zoo tomorrow. Keep Reading »

Growing Up Transgender

Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews VOYA Reviews 2014 October The pictures that open the early chapters show a friendly, pretty girl smiling open-heartedly at the camera. But in easy, conversational style, Andrews recounts his Keep Reading »

Think. Think. Think. (Pooh wants you to)

What a treat it is to spend time in the pages of A.A. Milne’s classic “Winnie-the-Pooh.” The stories are timeless, and the characters are as charming as you remember. Wise Owl, timid Roo, motherly Kanga, Keep Reading »

On what giants’ shoulders today’s feminists stand

It’s easy to forget what great strides have been made toward equality in America when we focus on the divisions that remain. But a book like “The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Keep Reading »