Hello fellow bookworms!Have you ever read a book that was AMAZING, but the cover was not so amazing? Well, I have, and it drives me a little insane when good books have covers that don’t reflect how great they are! So if you relate to this bookworm problem, then this is your chance to redesign your least favorite or favorite book covers with the book cover you think it should have!
Continue reading Redesign a Book Cover Contest for Teens September 1-30th
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep the United States, along a narrow path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. The event is called the “Great American Eclipse” because it will be so accessible to a large number of Americans: it is estimated that 22 million will witness this wondrous natural event, when the sky darkens at midday, and the tenuous solar corona becomes visible to the naked eye.
Continue reading Eclipse Fever
We have some great reads for your preschooler and you to enjoy. Put them on your list! Remember, you can follow the linked titles below to the catalog, then log in, and place a hold on the book.
There you go – an instant summer reading list of read-together picture books – enjoy! Continue reading New Preschool Picture Books at the Library
And here is the second “new books for boys” I read and enjoyed ’cause I love dogs…
Bailey’s Story, by W. Bruce Cameron
This book was told from the perspective of the dog, Bailey – as the book’s front cover reads “An Irresistible Tale of a Dog and His Boy”. The reader will follow Bailey, from his earliest puppyhood memories in a puppy mill, to his rescue and new home which includes Bailey’s boy, Ethan, and their growing up years. Continue reading Bailey’s Story: Second in the series “New Books for Boys”
Remembering Anna Dewdney, Her Llamas, and the Love She Shared
Anna Dewdney, author and child literacy advocate, died in her home this past month, at the age of 50.
Moms and kids will miss her delightful books. According to our friends at Brightly, She “didn’t just write good stories with clever rhymes and pretty pictures; she created subtle mirrors that reflected the push and pull of parenting and childhood. She had the rare talent of writing for both adults and children, and so deftly that both groups could claim her work for themselves. ” Continue reading Llama Llama Misses Mama