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Oct 27, 2012
There comes a time in a child's life where "a little bit scary" becomes fun!  It must be a rite of passage for all kids to share ghost stories by the campfire or in the dark----...
Oct 20, 2012
"Scary fun" is confusing for young children.  Too them, scary is often just plain "scary"!  Here are some books to share with kids that explore Halloween fun and...
Oct 14, 2012
A trip to New England is not in my cards this month but oh how I would enjoy it!  Instead I'll watch this video of the leaves changing and revisit some old fashioned books set in the area....
Oct 7, 2012
"On a fateful summer afternoon in 1971 James Marshall lay on his hammock drawing pictures. His mother was inside the house watching Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf on TV. The strident voices...
Oct 4, 2012
On our recent trip to Yellowstone Park, we were surprised to see one small black bear cub, then a second small cub and finally a LARGE mama bear!  She looked us over and then happily went about...
Sep 23, 2012
It's Apple Harvest Time!   How about apple books at your library:Who knew applesauce could be so cool?  Check out this Applesauce Rap:
Bus with word school on it
Sep 12, 2012
How can it be that summer vacation is over?  Time for back to school and time to see friends and teachers and maybe make new friends as well.  Here are some fun books about school that are...
Sep 8, 2012
Who isn’t smitten with Curious George? No matter your age, the inquisitive little fellow who always seems to get into one scrape after another has, in all likelihood, captured your heart....
Sep 8, 2012
Jean Craighead George 1920-2012Jean wrote for children. Children are still in love with the wonders of nature, and she was, too. She told them stories about a boy and a falcon, a girl and an elegant...
Postage stamp of Duke Kahanamoku, father of surfing
Aug 22, 2012
Our Bookmobile goes to Dillon  Beach 2 times a month which gives us time to watch the amazing surfers in between customers.  Although I can't say that I have ever been on a surfboard,...