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Teen Book Picks: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, The Upside of Unrequited, & Death Cloud

Are you ready for summer? Do you have your sunglasses, sunscreen, fidget spinners, summer reading logs, and books to read? I can’t help you with the first three, but I can help you with reading logs and some summer reading recommendations. First things first, you can register online or in person at the library for summer reading. We have lots of free books and other prizes that you can win. It is pretty awesome. Now I couldn’t choose just one book to recommend for June, so here are three fun books to read this summer!

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Kids’ Book Pick: Class Pet Squad: Journey to the Center of Town by Dan Yaccarino

Class Pet Squad: Journey to the Center of Town by Dan Yaccarino is my children’s book pick for the month. It is fun, goofy, and full of adventure. This book is great for kids who have enjoyed Traction Man meets Turbodog, Mutant rat attack!, Captain Underpants, Gilbert Goldfish Wants a Pet, and Squish. What I loved about this book was that it was a chapter book with lots of colorful images. Each page includes silly drawings that help move the story forward. It is a great book for visual learners and kids who are looking to develop literacy and reading comprehension skills.

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The 11 Best Teachers in Children’s Literature

Lilys Purple Plastic PurseIt’s back to school for all of us! Whether we go to school ourselves or we support our little ones as they make their way through their own academic experience, we are all affected.

One of the most important parts of a good school experience is a great teacher. Remember your own “magical teacher”? You know, the one who opened the door and showed you just how big the world is.

The Magic School BusOur friends at Brightly offer their own
list of favorite teachers, in kids’ lit.
Take a peek, and enjoy the memories of your favorite real and book-based magical teachers.