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  • Simple can be good

    by bookchick@evpl on Wednesday, August 6 2008, 8:15am
    I've been told that I have a simple sense of humor. Sounds bad doesn't it? But, simple is the reason I really like Mo Willems' Elephant & Piggie books. These picture books have simple text and simple illustrations that let the characters...
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  • Actual Size by Steve Jenkins

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Monday, August 11 2008, 9:31am
    I hope I'm never eyeball-to-eyeball with a giant squid! But if I want to know what a giant squid's eyeball looks like in its actual size, I can look in Steve Jenkins' book . And now I'm absolutely sure I don't want to do this in real...
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  • Don't Worry

    by HipChick@evpl on Monday, August 11 2008, 2:57pm
    The world is a scary place! So Scaredy Squirrel stays put in his tree. Perfectly content with his daily routine. he eats a nut, checks out the view, eats a nut, checks out the view, eats a nut.... until something unexpected happens and he has to leave...
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  • Election Year Fun

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Monday, August 11 2008, 3:27pm
    Sam's mother is the President of the United States. His father is the First Guy. Sam has a pet cat named Warren and they know a friendly rat named Leonard. It's great to live in the White House for a while, but Sam has too many limits. That's...
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  • Grandparents Day and the Book Bus

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Tuesday, September 2 2008, 5:37pm
    Grandparents Day is coming up soon. The Evansville Museum is celebrating Kids and Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 7 from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Lots of things will be going on there that day. For one, you will have a chance to visit EVPL's Book Bus...
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  • There's No Such Thing as a DRAGON!

    by kiya@evpl on Thursday, August 28 2008, 6:19pm
    You will certainly giggle at least once while reading this delightful story by Jack Kent. Billy Bixbee wakes up one morning to find a tiny dragon on his bed! He tries to tell his mom, but she keeps insisting that dragons don't exist. And the dragon...
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  • It's a Duck! No, it's a Rabbit! It's Duck! Rabbit!

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Thursday, August 20 2009, 9:43am
    OK, now it's your turn to take a good look at the picture on the front of this book, and it's nice and big so you can really study it. The two unseen characters inside are in disagreement. One thinks it's a duck quacking, and the other thinks...
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  • Know Any Budding Authors?

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Friday, August 28 2009, 1:46pm
    A Book is the book for them! Mordicai Gerstein has written and illustrated this picture book about a family who lived in a book. "When the book was closed it was night in the book and the family slept. When the book was open it was morning and the...
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  • EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS NEW BOOKS

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Friday, October 8 2010, 11:00am
    Here are more books you might be interested in: FOREIGN LANGUAGE COLLECTION EARLY LITERACY PROGRAMMING EN ESPANOL: Mother Goose on the Loose programs for bilingual learners by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. Resources include a CD-ROM, ready-to-present script, tips...
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  • Boom-a-Tunes for Preschoolers!

    by FiddleChick@evpl on Wednesday, December 8 2010, 1:07pm
    For the past three years I have taught instrumental music lessons for 6-12 year olds at Central Library. During this time many of the parents have asked, “When will you be offering this kind of program for preschoolers?” Well parents, grandparents...
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  • DVDs in the Educational Materials Area

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Monday, January 3 2011, 11:33am
    We received a great selection of DVDs for the Educational Materials area! Titles include: All About Attention Deficit Disorder Asperger Syndrome for Dad: becoming an even better father to your child with Asperger Syndrome Baby See 'n Sign . Vol 1...
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  • Winter is a great time to read books from the Educational Materials Area

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Monday, January 3 2011, 12:45pm
    Some new books that might be of interest to you: INFANTS AND TODDLERS Totally for Twos by The Mailbox. More than 290 simple and fun activities, covering Social and Emotional Development; Early Language and Math Skills; Songs, Rhymes, and Fingerplays;...
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  • Fun Ways to Learn About Classical Music

    by FiddleChick@evpl on Wednesday, January 5 2011, 10:25am
    Classics for Kids is a radio station based out in Cincinnati Ohio where its host Naomi Lewin brings classical music's great composers to life through music and stories. Within this website there is a bit of everything for everyone! Children and adults...
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  • Calling all educators!

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Monday, January 10 2011, 12:06pm
    Wow - we just received some great series of books available for check-out from the Educational Materials area. We have a series called Draw*Write*Now: a drawing and handwriting course for kids! - eight books which are collections of drawing and handwriting...
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  • Still More New Ed Mat Books!

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Thursday, January 20 2011, 10:26am
    Check out these new books! Foreign Languages: Little Linguists: Learn a Language Book series. Each book contains activities for history, trivia, humor, language, and more. We have the books for Chinese, French, German, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. --...
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