Monthly Archives: July 2013

Books and Bikes

Have you seen this great bike rack at the Bucktown-Wicker Park branch of the Chicago Public Library? Check it out! Advertisements

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I first saw this a few years ago and it’s always made me laugh. But using correct grammar and punctuation is important! The students who love to read always have the easiest time with these skills. If you read enough, … Continue reading

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RIP Marc Simont

One of my very favorite children’s authors has passed away. Remember The Stray Dog? The Happy Day? Nate the Great? And did you know Marc Simont and Robert McCloskey were roommates at one time and kept a tub full of … Continue reading

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To Kill A Mockingbird

Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the publication of To Kill A Mockingbird. In 1960, Harper Lee’s only published book became an instant classic and won the Pulitzer Prize. Library Journal voted it Best Book of the Century and many … Continue reading

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