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The cover of How to Be a World Explorer
How to Be a World Explorer was directly responsible for saving the lives of three Austrialian boys stuck in the Queensland mud flats during a family camping trip. Written by Joel Levy, Not-for-...
When you stop and think about it, it's an amazing accomplishment to learn 26 letters and all of their shapes and sounds!  Make it fun while you're learning and share some of these ABC...
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Whether you're doing the fooling or getting fooled, April 1st is a day to pay close attention to!  You can find lots of books about April Fools' Day at your local library.  Here...
Here's wishing you the best Valentine's Day ever!Nicole and Terry from the Bookmobile
When LAURA INGALLS WILDER started writing her classic "Little House" book series in 1932, she had no idea of creating fame for herself or the places where she had lived. She wrote simply...
Under the Mesquite, by Guadalupe Garcia McCall, published by Lee and Low Books Inc.In “Under the Mesquite,” Garcia McCall, writing in emotionally riveting free verse, gracefully manages...
Just announced....the 2013 winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal for illustration in children's books!The 2013 Caldecott Medal winner is This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon...
You may not be aware of the Pura Belpre Awards in literature but they're definitely worth seeing.  Pura Belpre was the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The award is...
John Bellairs wrote his most popular series of gothic children’s mysteries while living in Massachusetts.  Bellairs was born and grew up in Michigan which he used as the setting for his...