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So Much Variety

by Dawn Stoops | Sep 19, 2016
One of the things I like best about working at a public library is the variety of people and books I come in contact with on a daily, or hourly, basis. In one day I may help a grandmother apply for a job online, find rhyming books for a preschool teacher, look up a particular dog breed for a family, and help a new Kindle owner borrow an ebook from OverDrive.

So today, I'd like to share a random list of great books.
You never know what you'll find at the library!

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Born to be Wild
by Hattie Garlick

Try this fun new book for adults if you need some creative ideas for outdoor time. This book has more than 200 pages of ideas for things to make and do with kids of all ages.

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Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids
by Rob Elliott

Just in time for Halloween, jokes for vampire and monster

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A Prayer for World Peace
by Jane Goodall

Beautiful illustrations by Feeroozeh Golmohammadi bring Jane Goodall's prayer for peace to life with color and power. This is a book worth many re-readings!
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Drive: a book of roadside opposites
by Kellen Hatanaka

This family car trip demonstrates lots of opposite pairs in each picture, like in and out, over and under. My favorite is the pull out spread with a worm's-eye view and then, opened up, a bird's-eye view

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