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Books for Autism Awareness Month

When Wendy asked if I was writing an article for Autism Awareness Month, I turned to a resource that I recently learned about from other children’s librarians. 234 more words


Force of Nature by Jane Harper - New Title Tuesday

This week’s New Title recommendation, Jane Harper’s Force of Nature, is perfect for those of us who want the experience of travel but cannot physically go to Australia.  765 more words

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Some kids just love a great scare, so I’m always on the lookout for books about haunted houses, ghosts and creepy characters who lurk. Mary Downing Hahn and Dan Poblocki have become the staples in this genre, but with the popularity of series, Grabenstein and Carman are definitely worth reading.   702 more words

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

If you are trying to help children learn about a difficult topic, it’s always helpful to have access to good materials and expert advice. Since today is Holocaust Remembrance Day I thought I would share some of the resources that I found for a patron who was about to start talking about this history with her son. 271 more words

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More Great Graphics!

There has been a boom in graphic novels for the middle grade readers!  These are just a few of our favorites!  Come in and check them out today!

National Library Week - What does a librarian do?

This second week in April is National Library Week – a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. 57 more words

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