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LEGO Building: 5 Kid-Approved LEGO Books

| March 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
LEGO Building: 5 Kid-Approved LEGO Books

All the excitement surrounding The LEGO Movie sparked a renewed interest in the venerable building toys at my house. The following books that include all kinds of tips, ideas and techniques to re-purpose existing LEGO pieces for all sorts of fantastic creations.

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Z is for Moose, by Kelly Bingham & Paul O. Zelinski | Book Review

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Z is for Moose, by Kelly Bingham & Paul O. Zelinski | Book Review

A fresh and funny twist on alphabet books that will have parents and children laughing.

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My Writing and Reading Life:
Christopher Paolini

| November 7, 2013 | 1 Comment
My Writing and Reading Life:<br />Christopher Paolini

CHRISTOPHER PAOLINI is the author of the internationally bestselling Inheritance Cycle. He draws inspiration for the world of Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, from the natural beauty that surrounds his home in Montana: the tumultuous weather, the roaring Yellowstone River, and the soaring Beartooth Mountains.

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Ask A Librarian! Find Your Next Book: Ages 5-9

| October 14, 2013 | 1 Comment
Ask A Librarian! Find Your Next Book: Ages 5-9

We are so happy to share this book list graphic brought to you by Noodle.org, as selected by author and librarian Betsy Bird.

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Ask a Librarian! Find Your Next Book: Ages 5 & Under

| October 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ask a Librarian! Find Your Next Book: Ages 5 & Under

We are so happy to share this Noodle.org graphic featuring fabulous book suggestions from brilliant librarian Betsy Bird.

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Halloween Books for Kids Ages 7-10

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Halloween Books for Kids Ages 7-10

If reading is in your child’s blood, and even if it isn’t, he will be frightfully excited to bite into these entertainingly creepy chapter books.

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Dare to Look!

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Dare to Look!

Available online and in stores now, daring readers are treated to an all new collection of the most bizarre, incredible, and amazing true stories from around the world. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Dare to Look! is the latest edition of the bestselling annual series from Ripley Publishing.

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not!: Fun Facts & Silly Stories | Dedicated Review

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ripley’s Believe It or Not!: Fun Facts & Silly Stories | Dedicated Review

Once again, Ripley’s Publishing astonishes young readers with many intriguing facts and anecdotes—many of which are laugh-out-loud funny—in this second installment of the Fun Facts & Silly Stories series.

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Inspiration Behind “Super Schnoz and the Gates of Smell”

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Inspiration Behind “Super Schnoz and the Gates of Smell”

SUPER SCHNOZ AND THE GATES OF SMELL is about a boy with a giant-sized nose who becomes the unlikely hero when a criminal organization plots to destroy his school. The story is a perfect storm of my love of super hero comics and the fact that I was born into a family of big noses.

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Roald Dahl: Books Into Movies

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Roald Dahl: Books Into Movies

Even with the ability to enjoy visually stunning film adaptations of much of his work, and the recent revival of many of Dahl’s creations, it’s important to recall not just Dahl’s ludicrous stories and plot twists, but also the wonderful fun of his unique writing style.

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