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Exploding shapes!

Exploding shapes!

What happens when a square explodes?  A fountain?  A flower?  A bow tie?  The following books ask the question–what can […]

Feb 19, 2015     No Comments
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Author Focus: Joyce Sidman

Author Focus: Joyce Sidman

Because it’s winter, and I’ve been snuggling under a warm blanket reading poetry, the author focus this month is about the pasionate […]

Feb 16, 2015     No Comments
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The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

Sometimes the perfect book for the child in your life is right on the library’s bookshelves, just waiting to be […]

Feb 9, 2015     No Comments
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Caldicott Winners Announced

Caldicott Winners Announced

This morning the Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children was awarded at the American […]

Feb 2, 2015     No Comments
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Diversity in Books: Mirrors and Windows

Diversity in Books: Mirrors and Windows

  Tuesday, January 27th was Multi-Cultural Children’s Book Day, and so we focus on diversity today. Sharon Draper, author of many […]

Jan 29, 2015     No Comments
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Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll!

Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll!

Charles Dodgson was born on January 27th, 1832.  “Lewis Carroll” (his literary alter-ego) was born on March 1, 1856, and is still […]

Jan 26, 2015     No Comments
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Hibernating with a good book!

Hibernating with a good book!

Winter is here and it’s a great time to read books about bears and hibernation! Which ones should you check out? […]

Jan 22, 2015     No Comments
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Our Favorite Read Alouds

Our Favorite Read Alouds

Want to find a great read-aloud?  Ask a children’s librarian! Check out Nashville Public Library’s Children’s Services staff recommendations for […]

Jan 8, 2015     No Comments
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!        

Jan 1, 2015     No Comments
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What I Want for Christmas?  A Good Book!

What I Want for Christmas? A Good Book!

Books are a wonderful gift for the child in your life!  Brighten their holidays with a few of these beautiful books. We […]

Dec 18, 2014     No Comments
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