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Lola’s Fandango, by Anna Witte | Book Review

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lola’s Fandango, by Anna Witte | Book Review

This is a charming book in so many ways, and definitely fun for a family to enjoy together. It will appeal to readers ages 5 to 8, who like stories about Spanish culture, stories about sisters, and surprising revelations about parents.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Best Books for Kids, 2013

| November 29, 2013 | 3 Comments
Holiday Gift Guide: Best Books for Kids, 2013

It’s holiday shopping time! Hopefully you’re planing to #GiveBooks to the children in your life. Nothing beats the gift of reading. Look no further than these hand-picked book lists.

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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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Kids Books for Horse Lovers

| May 3, 2013 | 1 Comment
Kids Books for Horse Lovers

These three contemporary books—one chapter book, one middle grade reader, one young adult—all published since 2011, represent the range of what’s possible in the genre. They’re are all excellent choices for your child—whether she loves horses or not, whether she’s a she or not.

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Winter Books: 9 New Season Books for Winter and Beyond

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Winter Books: 9 New Season Books for Winter and Beyond

It’s a good time to grab a good book that will remind you why the winter season is so wonderful.

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Flora and the Flamingo By Molly Idle — Book Trailer

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Flora and the Flamingo By Molly Idle — Book Trailer

With a twist, a turn, and even a flop, these unlikely friends learn at last how to dance together in perfect harmony.

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I Want To Do Yoga Too by Carole P. Roman — Review

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
I Want To Do Yoga Too by Carole P. Roman — Review

OM! A “divine” new mommy-and-me picture book that is sure to resonate with yogis, yoginis and enlightened mothers in yoga studios everywhere.

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2012 Olympics Book List: That’s a Wrap!

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
2012 Olympics Book List: That’s a Wrap!

As the London 2012 Olympics come to a close, you may be looking for a way to fill the void which was recently filled with hours-on-end of summer sports. The following books may be just what you’re looking for; they offer samplings of ancient and early modern Olympics, gymnastics and some good, old-fashioned exploration of London.

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Summer Reading List: Summer Sports, Baseball, & the Outside World

| June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Summer Reading List: Summer Sports, Baseball, & the Outside World

It’s summertime with its big bowl of a blue sky. Outside becomes another room, with open fields and the whir and buzz of bugs and baseball, and the voice of the water and the touch of sand.

Day One of summer, my son asks, “Now what?” So we ride our bikes to the library and load our backpacks with books about summer. Here’s a list to fill up the baggy pockets of summertime.

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