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Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

I went to a Read Aloud Delaware conference last month and children’s entertainer, Jim Gill, was the keynote speaker. When I […]

Apr 9, 2015     1 Comment
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Spring is Time for Eggs

Spring is Time for Eggs

Spring brings us a new crop of egg books that are beautiful, informative and delightful.  Check one out for the egg hunt. […]

Apr 2, 2015     No Comments
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The Big City

The Big City

Last Stop on Market Street  words by Matt de la Pena, pictures by Christian Robinson Little CJ and his wise […]

Mar 23, 2015     No Comments
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Tired of Frozen?  Let it Go!

Tired of Frozen? Let it Go!

Whether you love it or are ready to “Let it Go” Disney’s Frozen is everywhere! There is a blizzard of […]

Mar 9, 2015     No Comments
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Voices from the March

Voices from the March

March 5th is the 50th anniversary of crossing of Edmond Pettus Bridge, much talked about this year because of the movie Selma. For […]

Mar 5, 2015     No Comments
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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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