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Movin' to the Music

Music speaks to me. When I hear something that makes me want to move to the groove, I find my happy feet.

Jazz Baby did just that. 307 more words

Picture Books

Recent Award Winners

“No One Helped”: Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy by Marcia M. Gallo is winner of the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Non-fiction (Publishing Triangle) and is also a Lambda Literary Award Finalist (LGBT Nonfiction category) 358 more words

Cornell Press Books In The News

Book 46: The Lie Tree, Francis Hardinge (2015)

Location: Bacchus Bar, double header

Category: Award-winners

Chosen by: Susan

Francis Hardinge’s The Lie Tree was awarded the Costa Book of the Year 2015, among other impressive accolades. 493 more words


NOVUS: The Cresecren Chronicles Book 1 by @CrystalMarcos Won 2 Awards Plus a #Sale! #YA #IARTG

Title: NOVUS (The Cresecren Chronicles, Book 1)

Author: Crystal Marcos

Genre: Young Adult

NOVUS (The Cresecren Chronicles, Book 1) has recently received two book awards and a revamped cover! 1,036 more words


Ramona Quimby’s “mother,” Beverly Cleary, turns 100

When I was a little girl, Junie B. Jones hadn’t been born yet.  Nor had Cam Jansen, Eloise, Madeleine, the Babysitters, or Harriet the Spy.  But that’s okay.  280 more words

Fiction Reading

2016-2017 WCCPBA Nominees!

When the list is first released, it’s titles/authors/publishers…which isn’t overly exciting.  Seeing the cover images brings the list to life!

A chunk of Summer 2016 will be spent reading the titles, then choosing a handful to create critical-thinking questions and/or extension learning activities.   102 more words


2016 Tournament of Books!

Blending books and basketball, last week kicked off the 2016 Tournament of Books!

This year’s bracket consists of 16 titles. With the assistance of 5th graders, this year’s bracket has 4 regions: the Graphic Novel region, the Picture Book region, the Chapter Book region, and the Nonfiction region. 264 more words

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