Posted On: May 16, 2013 In: Book Lists, Kids Room, Staff Picks
Are you looking for some great reading adventures for the summer? Try joining Jack and Annie, two lucky children who discover a tree house, a magic librarian and a wizard to help them travel all over the world and through time.
Mary Pope Osborne’s amazing Magic Tree House fiction series is waiting on the shelves of the Young Fiction Read More..
Posted On: Apr 25, 2013 In: Book Lists, Kids Room, Staff Picks
Looking for some good duck books to help get spring underway at your house? Start with a reading (or re-reading) of the classic Make Way for Ducklings by author and illustrator Robert McCloskey, awarded the 1941 Caldecott Medal for “the most distinguished American picture book for children.” This delightful tale of a family of ducks navigating the streets of Read More..
Posted On: Mar 20, 2013 In: Book Lists, Kids Room, Staff Picks
Looking for good books to help you help your child read or get ready to read? The Stone Arch Readers, available in our Easy Readers collection, are wonderful for children ages one through five years old or older. They are written by a variety of authors and can be found by searching with keyword “Stone Arch Readers” in the online catalog. Read More..
Posted On: Feb 25, 2013 In: Kids Room, Staff Picks
When someone recommends a book to me, I do not like to be told too much because I like the author to surprise me on every page. But I do want you to read May B., so I will tell you a little bit about it. Mavis Betterly, called May B. by her family, is a 12-year-old girl who lives in a Kansas frontier prairie sod house. In order to earn some money for her family, Read More..
Posted On: Oct 26, 2012 In: Kids Room
Old books and new books offer ways to put wonderful words, rhythm, rhyme, humor, story and images into your child’s life. These are some of my favorites. Happy family reading!
May I Bring a Friend? written by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, illustrated by Beni Montresor, and a winner of the 1965 Caldecott Award. A boy goes to tea with the King and Queen and brings a different friend each day. Imagine how wild it would be to party with a bunch of monkeys or on top of an elephant! Read More..