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Whiskers n' Tails

Occasionally we work in a broad, simple theme that allows us to do…well, pretty much whatever we can find. In this case, most stories involving a mammal were fair game. 481 more words

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Youth Media Awards pt. 1

Yesterday was a big day here in the library world.  Unlike other awards shows this season, you don’t have to walk the red carpet in haute couture to experience the Youth Media Awards.  1,096 more words

Picture Books

Caldecott Medal and Honors Books

#1 “Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book”. 1938

The first book to win the Randolph Caldecott Medal in 1938 contains stark black and white illustrations of animals, mentioned in the Bible’s Old and New Testaments depicted accurately by artist, Dorothy P. 389 more words


Review: "Arrow to the Sun" by Gerald McDermott

Genre: In the library I work at, this book is under the Dewey Decimal for Native American folktales, which I think is accurate, even though the book contains inaccuracies that I will discuss later on. 1,011 more words


Snowflake Bentley- Review

Title: Snowflake Bentley

Author: Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Illustrator: Mary Azarian

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Interesting biography in a picture book format about Wilson Bentley, also known as Snowflake Bentley. 226 more words

Book Reviews

Nothing Day


  • Let’s Do Nothing! by Tony Fucile
  • The Good-for-Nothing Button by Charise Mericle Harper
  • Nothing At All by Wanda Gag
  • There’s Nothing to Do by Dev Petty, illus.
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The Right Word - Roget And His Thesaurus

For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions — and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. 92 more words

.5 AR Point