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Children’s Book List: Nelson Mandela

December 6th, 2013 by melissa y.
   “When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.”   (Interview for Mandela, 1994) A shining light of freedom dimmed yesterday with the passing of the great Nelson Mandela.  This man defies description, he is larger than life, and any attempt Read More...

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Sweet Weekend Thoughts and Links

November 22nd, 2013 by melissa y.
Children’s literature lost two greats this week.  Charlotte Zolotow, children’s book editor, publisher and author, died at the age of 97.  Take a look at this touching tribute by Jennifer M. Brown of Shelf Awareness. Barbara Park, creator and author of the Junie B. Jones series, has also died.  She was 66.  Her obituary states she succumbed Read More...

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Sweet Weekend Thoughts and Links

November 15th, 2013 by melissa y.
Will you take some time to read this weekend?  Will your kids read this weekend?  What will you all read? I am going to read the new Sharon Creech,The Boy on the Porch.  Melissa G. is reading Jack Strong Takes a Stand by Tommy Greenwald.  We will let you know what we think of them next Read More...

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Happy Weekend…Sweet Links

November 8th, 2013 by melissa y.
We hope everyone got their copy of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck that hit bookstores this week! In case you haven’t had a chance to pick up your copy, take a look at the author Jeff Kinney introducing the book. In just another couple weeks, the second movie in the Hunger Games series Read More...

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