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Spring has Sprung!

One bright day, Mouse and Momma head outside to play. The wind blows in something feathery and plump — a bird, and something wiggly and pink — a worm, and something green, who hops and Keep Reading »
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Girl Code by Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser

VOYA Reviews 2017 February High school students and authors Gonzales (Andy) and Houser describe their paths to finding a career that will satisfy their needs and passions. They both had been questioning what direction their Keep Reading »
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Scythe. Utopia is the new black.

Move over dystopia, make way for utopia.  In the future, Earth is transformed.  Humans are ruled by the benevolent, all-knowing, all-powerful artificial intelligence known as “The Thunderhead”.  It is a world without war, hunger, disease, Keep Reading »
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Oats, peas, beans and barley grow…

April is a wonderful time to plan a garden with your children, and introduce them to the world of horticulture. Here are a few books that might pique their interest: Plants Can’t Sit Still by Keep Reading »
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Five Little Ducks Went Out One Day!

Five little ducks went out to play,with one cool cat leading the way! “Sing along with Pete the Cat in his groovy adaptation of the classic children’s song “Five Little Ducks.”   These bright pictures Keep Reading »
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Sachiko: a Nagasaki Bomb Survivors Story

SLJ Reviews 2016 September Gr 5–8—Sachiko Yasui was just six years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on her hometown of Nagasaki. On August 9, 1945, she went from playing house with her friends Keep Reading »
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Spring Is in the Air!

Spring is in the air and new spring books for preschoolers are here! Spring Hare by Eugene Yelchin.  An adorable baby hare springs into an adventure, following his human friend up, up, and away in Keep Reading »
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Do you have pain?

Do you have pain, swelling and stiffness in and around your joints? Is it painful to walk or climb stairs?  If you answer yes, you probably have arthritis the leading cause of disability in America.  Keep Reading »
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“We’re all different. It’s the only thing we have in common.” – Isaiah

Word of Mouse is a delightful new novel featuring a tiny blue mouse with a big heart and giant vocabulary.  Isaiah is a unique mouse born and raised in a laboratory.  He is forced to leave Keep Reading »
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Star Light, Star Bright read these books to me tonight!

February 24, 2017 |
What better time than bedtime to snuggle up with your little one and read these bedtime stories! This classic bedtime story is just right for winding down for the day.  The animals scrub and scrub and Keep Reading »