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Monsters – They’re Just Like Us…

April 29th, 2011 by melissa g
Need a few laughs…check out Even Monsters Need Haircuts. Click here to see the full review on Sweet on Books. Even Monsters Need Haircuts is up for a 2011 Children’s Choice Book Award. Click here to vote! Both of my kids picked it up this morning and left the house with a smile. I just have to ask, Read More...

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Book Fair Mania!

April 27th, 2011 by melissa y.
I ran the Book Fair at my children’s school a couple weeks ago and boy was it busy!  And it was worth every minute.  Nevermind the mommy points it earned me with my children, there is nothing like the look on children’s faces when they light up…because of BOOKS!  It doesn’t get much better than that. Read More...

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SHARK vs. TRAIN: A Great, Energetic Read!

April 26th, 2011 by melissa y.
This is a terrific book that young boys everywhere will get the biggest kick out of!  Two young boys hanging out over the toy box find a shark and train each and proceed to pit the two against each other in all manner of hilarious contests.  Click here to see the full review on Sweet Read More...

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Check Out Our Latest Author Interview

April 16th, 2011 by melissa g
We are thrilled to present our conversation with author, Elsbeth Edgar! SWOB asks: Where did you get the idea for The Visconti House? Ms. Edgar replies: When I was growing up there was a grand old house near a park where we used to play and I was told that it had been built by a Read More...

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Don’t Forget About Your Local Library!

April 12th, 2011 by melissa g
This week is National Library Week…a good reminder that we have this amazing resource in our communities. Libraries are special places where stories begin, doors open, and the possibilities are endless.  Call or visit your library to see what events they have planned this week! National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association. Read More...

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Children’s Choice Book Awards

April 5th, 2011 by melissa g
According to the Children’s Book Council, “the Children’s Choice Book Awards program was created to provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them and to help develop a reading list that will motivate children to read more and cultivate a love of reading.”  Something we can Read More...

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