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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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Building a Better World

  The Secret Project¬†Mother-son team Jonah and Jeanette Winter bring to life one of the most secretive scientific projects in history–the creation of the atomic bomb–in this powerful and moving picture book. At a former Keep Reading »
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These books are Dino-Mite!

We are the dinosaurs marching, marching. We are the dinosaurs what do you think of that? Laurie Berkner’s chart-topping, beloved hit “We Are the Dinosaurs” is now a picture book! We Are the Dinosaurs transports Keep Reading »
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Cooking with Kids

Cooking with kids can help build life long habits of healthy eating by developing a love for a variety of foods. Preschoolers can learn cooking basics and proper handling of foods according to the USDA Keep Reading »

Which is better? The story or the illustration? BOTH!!

April 18, 2017 |
Every four years since 2007, writer-illustrator Brian Selznick has published a new book. They are intense and adventure-filled. They also are big¬†and fat — thick with impressive heft in the middle-grade children’s book realm. (One Keep Reading »
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

April 17, 2017 |
With only a library book as his guide, fourteen-year-old William changed his life forever. William Kamkwamba used junk parts and an amazing imagination to build the windmill he read about for his Malawian village, harnessing 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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Construction Storytime

April 6, 2017 |
While filling in leading preschool storytime recently, I got the opportunity to share some of my favorite construction vehicle stories. Some are more recent and others have been around for years. Mike Mulligan is a Keep Reading »

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