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- Time for Chickens
- It's always a good time for books about chickens! Preschoolers might like these.
- It's always a good time for books about chickens!
Here are a few that might make the preschoolers in your life laugh and learn. The Sky is Falling
by Mark Teague
Maybe you know of Chicken Little and how terrible it was going to be for everyone, 'no'. Her family has plenty of chickens so maybe one of those would make a good pet? Sure! Pookie turns out to be a great guard chicken and lots more too.
There are hundreds of books featuring
- Want to know what book comes next in a series?
- Want to know what book comes next in a series? FictFact is a favorite resource among librarians and it's free!
- As we've recently switched from wordpress to sitefinity for our blogs, it seems like a good time to revisit some of our best posts from the past few years. I wrote this post in April of 2012 and FictFact remains one of my favorite resources EVER. I love to read books in a series. A few, want to check the reading order for books in a series. That said, I have recently discovered a site, for series-lovers. What do I love about this website? Free email notification when new books
- Upcoming releases between the dates of June 15, 2016 and July 14, 2016.
- As summer crawls a little closer maybe it's time to take a few books to the beach. Here are a few upcoming releases coming to you between June 15 and July 14, 2016. These books are garnering good reviews. And, remember by little Petunia's these are the publishing dates not the dates they will line your local library shelves. Historical Romance Johanna Lindsey Make Me Love You, is an avid reader of historical romance books, maybe with a little trip into paranormal land
- Authors We'll Miss: Ursula Le Guin
- We lost another phenomenal author this month. Here's a short list of some of our favorite books by Ursula Le Guin.
- like to, Mindy and I have a few recommendations for getting started. Mindy is one of our readers advisory rock stars at ACPL -- she reads A LOT and has a good sense of what books to recommend at any,
Perhaps known best for her literary science fiction, Le Guin is one of few authors whose works, be better? The books you are looking for are Catwings, Catwings Return, Wonderful Alexander, likes to pretend that she can garden. Her favorite books are The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
- Roller Girl
- Roller Girl, by Victoria Jamieson, is a 239 page graphic novel about a fifth grader named Astrid.
- Last week I was looking through a pile of well reviewed illustrated books for kids. These were books that might be good enough to merit the Caldecott Medal in 2016. As you can imagine, mostly the pile contained picture books and some poetry books with a few non-fiction books thrown in too. Then there was this one! Roller Girl, by Victoria Jamieson, is a 239 page graphic novel, books the best (with cookbooks a close second). Her favorite story is Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
- Animals by the Numbers
- Steve Jenkins' new book, Animals by the Numbers, will answer many of the questions you have about animals with illustrations!
- Steve Jenkins has written over 25 books for kids, most about animals. Actual Size helps us, are a few:
• Which animals live the longest? The shortest?
• Which animals cause the most human deaths, than a jet plane taking off! Good thing they are underwater!
Get Animals by the Numbers and other Steve Jenkins books at your favorite ACPL location! Looking for activities to pair with Steve Jenkins' books? Find them for eight of his books here
- Terraforming science into play
- Good science board games package nuggets of education in boxes of fun.
- and takes a few hours to play, but it fulfills the promise so many games fail to do -- it plays out, books we have on that are Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet by journalist Leonard David and Mars, played Evolution a few times, and it does show how survival depends on adapting to changing conditions, , not prepare for a career. And, if the game is good, to have fun.
And speaking of fun, one more plug
- Celebrate Chinese New Year
- Chinese New Year begins today, February 8. It is the year of the monkey.
- color in Chinese culture and the envelopes are given to wish health, growth, and good luck to the children.
Here are a few stories and non-fiction (factual) books about Chinese New Year that you may
- Holy Guacamole! Upcoming Releases!!
- Yes, it's time for upcoming releases for the months of November 15 to December 14, 2017.
- Yes, it's time for upcoming releases for the months of November 15 to December 14, 2017. Winter's howling around the corner, it's time to get out a warm book and relax. Here are a few I'm hearing good things about. And, remember these dates reflect the release dates not the dates they will hit the library shelves.
Historical Romance Victoria Alexander The Lady Traveler’s Guide, is an avid reader of historical romance books, maybe with a little trip into paranormal land
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- , here are a few recent films to pique your interest. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Iranian, , so you can give it watch without ever leaving the house. Good thing, because you never know who, with Park Chan-wook's Thirst, Tomas Alfredson's Let the Right One In, or the surprisingly good, plenty of Neil Gaiman, Seamus Heaney, and Stephen Jay Gould on his bookshelf as well. Feel free to get