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Join us at the Fair!

If you live in Canberra and don’t mind a short drive into the country why not join some amazing, friendly people this weekend at the Royalla Roundup Country Living Fair on Sunday 29th March, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. 428 more words

Children's Books

A Bad Boy Can be Good for a Girl - Challenged Book

Stone, T.L. (2006). A Bad Boy Can be Good for a Girl. New York: Random House.

Plot summary: The novel presents three different stories of Josie, Aviva and Nicolette, and their experience with the bad boy, TL. 153 more words

Print Materials

Rapunzel Untangled - Revised Fairytale

Bennett, C. C. (2013). Rapunzel Untangled. Springville, UT: Sweetwater Books.

Plot summary: The story plays off of the traditional tale of Rapunzel trapped in a tower by an evil witch. 169 more words

Print Materials

To Reluctant Readers and Those Who are Concerned for Them

I’m in a minority among writers. Most author bios I read refer to the their lifelong love of reading, that they started reading at a young age and devoured book after book. 678 more words

Melinda Friesen

Growing Readers with Graphic Novels and Comic Books

Graphic novels and comic books continue to be popular among kids, but many parents are leery. Books in traditional format are perceived to have more literary value while comics have… 274 more words


Challenge 3: Nonfiction Fun (Yes, these two words DO go together!)

Some of us are immediately turned off by this word, nonfiction. We think automatically, I don’t like nonfiction. But why? What do you associate nonfiction with? 1,211 more words

14 Ways to Cultivate a Lifetime Reading Habit

One of the things one must do as a librarian, I must read. You would think that would be easy or at least for me since that is part of my job description. 574 more words