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Local Authors at the Fair

Every year the small city of Bloomer, Wisconsin has a fair. It’s not a county or state fair, but simply a fun, small fair. Rides for all ages, concessions, farm animals, tractor pulls, bands, food, merchant booths, food, cotton candy, popcorn, food. 312 more words


0.0001% Around the World

Last week’s post discussed the completion of a project to house items from our Wetmore Collection of Children’s Books in archival storage boxes. That project entailed measuring the height width and depth of 540 books in the collection and recording their call numbers. 324 more words

Wetmore Collection

The Luck Uglies Book Review and Giveaway

Rye has grown up hearing the legend of the Luck Uglies – notorious deadly outlaws who once stalked the streets. Now they have faded to ghosts and rumours and Rye isn’t sure they ever existed. 376 more words

100 Books in August

It’s back to school time! Although we didn’t take the summer off, we did drastically slow down our schooling schedule. We plan to ease back into it, and to get us started I’m challenging myself and my kiddos to read 100 books in August! 184 more words


Mixed Diversity Children's Book Site

Mixed Diversity Children’s Book Reviews is officially a website. http://mixeddiversityreads.com/

The Website which founder Omilaju Miranda began as a page on facebook is now a full website with blog where you can find books with mixed heritage and transracially adopted protagonists by specific category. 92 more words

Reader's Bill of Rights (by Daniel Pennac)

A classic list to many readers.  Love this for students and adults.

Reader’s Bill of Rights

by Daniel Pennac (French children’s book author)

1. The right to not read… 46 more words

Children's Books

On the Spectrum

What do composer Wolfgang Mozart, actress Daryl Hannah, comedian Dan Aykroyd, director Tim Burton, artist Andy Warhol, and animal scientist Temple Grandin all have in common?  898 more words

Lois Rubin Gross