Category Archives: children

Book Review: If it’s snowy and you know it, clap your paws! by Kim Norman

Author Kim Norman wrote a fun twist on “If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands” about winter friends having fun in the arctic.  The characters are made up of animals, such as a polar bear, seal, hare, walrus, … Continue reading

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Book List: Newbery 2014 Predictions

Update – And the Winner of the John Newbery Medal for “most outstanding contribution to children’s literature” is: “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures,” written by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by K.G. Campbell Honor books “Doll Bones,” written by Holly Black … Continue reading

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After Halloween Ghoul Hunting for Middle Grade Readers

Not enough scares this Halloween? Try these out these juvenile and young adult series that are sure to keep you wondering what that noise is under the bed or in the closet. Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney For … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Great Ghost Stories to Share with Kids

Kids are hungry for spooky stories year round, but especially in the month of October.  Publishers are certainly aware of this need and the library has options aplenty.  In fact, we have so many—it may be tough to choose!  Here … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Audiobooks to Enjoy in the Back to School Back Seat

For a lot of families, back to school time also comes with back to after-school activities.  Soccer practice, dance rehearsal, youth group—it all means a lot more time in the car.  What better way to entertain the whole family than … Continue reading

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