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Great New Kids’ CDs

Three new CDs!

Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of the Beach Boys

What would happen if you took well-known songs and played them on the mellowest instruments in the universe? You’d get the Rockabye Baby! Series. In this installment of the popular baby mood stabilizer, bells, Read More..

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3 Cool New Picture Books

Here are three excellent new purchases that can be found on the LPL Children’s Area “New Books” shelf.

A new addition to Patrick George’s five senses series has arrived this month. I hearis a colorful way to introduce the idea of sound and listening to babies, toddlers, or those with special needs.  Surprising translucent pages add extra fun while you explore the sounds of birds singing, bees Read More..

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Adventure Time!

“Dude, what time is it?”

“Dude, its Adventure Time!”

If you just smiled when you read the above quotes, you must be familiar with the popular Cartoon Network series Adventure Time. Now in its fifth season Adventure Time follows the capers of Jake the Dog and Finn Read More..

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What’s the deal with Graphic Novels?

This blog post is for the graphic novel novice. If you’ve ever wondered what all the graphic novel fuss is about read on and you might find your child’s (or maybe your own!) new favorite book.

GN 101

What is a graphic novel? Read More..

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Tender, Haunting, Bittersweet

Tender, haunting, and bittersweet; The Yearling is a classic worth revisiting.

In the hard scrabble world of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ The Yearling, a child’s schooling comes second to hoeing the corn crop, and panther oil is the best medicine for rheumatism. Read More..

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Five Reasons I Love Working in the LPL Children’s Area

Following my first month as a Children’s Desk Assistant at LPL, I thought I’d share some of the highlights of my new job. Here are a few of my favorite things…

Searching for a favorite book and finding it!

What a joy it is to be the gateway to so much information and entertainment. Everyday   Read More..

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