Category: Children



Third-born kids must hide

March 21, 2017 |
The Population Police – an intriguing concept for middle-grade readers. In her book “Among the Hidden,” Margaret Peterson Haddix explores the idea of a world where the government, fearful of a food shortage, dictates that Keep Reading »
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Things are Not Always What They Seem

March 18, 2017 |
When Martin Pistorius was 12 years old, he came home from school with a sore throat. Over the next two years, his mind and body shut down, until he was left a quadriplegic who could 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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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

March 2, 2017 |
Today Dr. Seuss would have been 113 years old. In honor of his birthday I want to highlight my two favorite Dr. Seuss books. The best part of these books is that they sort of 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 »
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Girl Rising by Tanya Lee Stone

February 23, 2017 |
Booklist Reviews 2017 February #1 *Starred Review* Much more than a companion volume to the 2013 semidocumentary of the same title, which portrayed nine girls around the globe overcoming daunting barriers to obtain an education, Keep Reading »
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The Kingkiller Chronicle

February 16, 2017 |
This is the story in three parts. In the first part, The Name of the Wind, we meet Kvothe and he’s that guy. He can do it all. Whether it be song, magic, or even Keep Reading »
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He is…The Most Interesting Cat in the World

February 14, 2017 |
  He takes care of the new guy and he has a pretty groovy guide to life. He loves his white shoes, magic sunglasses, and four groovy buttons. Bad bananas? No problem. Missing cupcakes? Solved. Who Keep Reading »
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Tea Time

February 10, 2017 |
Madison Public Library recently had the pleasure of hosting a tea for girls in Kindergarten through Grade 5.  We enjoyed “tea” and cookies, games, and a good book featuring a tea party with Rex.  If Keep Reading »
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The March Trilogy

February 2, 2017 |
With the third book in the series receiving a National Book Award in November and February being African American History Month, it is a great time to read the complete March trilogy. Read these deeply Keep Reading »