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Author focus:  Jon Agee

Author focus: Jon Agee

              Jon Agee starts his books by thinking of a question, and lets it lead him to […]

May 14, 2015     No Comments
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Jerry Pinkney brings a new Aesop

Jerry Pinkney brings a new Aesop

Jerry Pinkney adds to his collection of Aesop’s Fables with a new, and richly illustrated, The Grasshopper and the Ants published […]

May 11, 2015     No Comments
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“Puss in Boots” at NPL

“Puss in Boots” at NPL

May brings the premiere performance of a new version of the French fairy tale, Puss In Boots, adapted by Mary Tanner […]

May 4, 2015     No Comments
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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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