Monthly Archives: July 2012

Visit Your Library!

Here’s a new animated short from Australia encouraging you to visit your local (or school!) library: Tell me why you love your library- Advertisements

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In My Dreams…

How wonderful it would be if instead of  bedrooms filled with cell phones, computers, video games and televisions, our children had rooms that looked more like this: Or this: Sweet dreams!

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RIP Donald J. Sobol

The world will miss the creator of the beloved Encyclopedia Brown series! “Encyclopedia” Brown, the boy detective from Idaville, who never charged more than 25 cents an hour and who used no technology-only his brain-to solve cases. Check him out … Continue reading

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The One and Only Ivan

I blogged about this wonderful new book by Katherine Applegate a few months ago. It would be a great read for anyone in grades 3-6, or really just anyone. I am still encouraging people to read it-and I found this … Continue reading

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20 Most Beautiful Picture Books

Here’s a nice article from Follet Library Resources. Do you agree with their choices? Many of these can be found in the St. Eugene Library. The 20 Most Beautiful Children’s Books of All Time by Emily Temple. Posted on 12:00 pm Monday … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July from the St. Eugene Library!

Patriotic Picnic – animated Flash ecard by Jacquie Lawson.

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SLJ Talks to S.E. Hinton On ‘The Outsiders’ Turning 45

My 8th grade writers group studied S.E. Hinton’s book, The Outsiders, last fall. Here’s an excellent interview with the author from School Library Journal: SLJ Talks to S.E. Hinton On ‘The Outsiders’ Turning 45.

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