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  • Ghost's Hour, Spook's Hour

    How does a kid feel when the electricity goes out in the middle of the night and he can't find anyone but his dog? That's what happens to the boy in Ghost's Hour, Spook's Hour by Eve Bunting. Donald Carrick's pictures are very realistic as boy and dog open a creaky bedroom door and...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 10-27-2008
  • What Can Kids Do About the Economy?

    Sheila Bair, FDIC chairwoman, has written a picture book for children on responsible money managing. Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock relates the story of twins whose grandfather gives them one dollar a week for ten weeks. Gramps promises to match each dollar saved at the end of each week. Brock saved...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 10-23-2008
  • Adele and Simon

    Kids and Moms will enjoy the interaction while reading the Adele and Simon books by Barbara Mclintock. They are definitely for readers who like to study pages and find the hidden objects. Reading these books will be fun and entertaining-not to mention informative, educational, and charming. A little...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by bookmarkbeck@evpl on 10-10-2008
  • Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?

    There has been a lot of interest in a new poster in the Children's area of Oaklyn Branch Library. It shows the cover of each Caldecott Award winner for the best picture book of the year since the beginning of the award in 1938. Kids are looking for books they'd like to read, and parents are remembering...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 10-04-2008
  • Have You Heard This Story About Abe Lincoln ?

    There's a new picture book about Abe Lincoln. Deborah Hopkinson has written Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek; A Tall, Thin Tale (Introducing His Forgotten Frontier Friend). John Hendrix has drawn the pictures. When Abe was seven , he and his 3-years-older friend Austin wanted to get to the other side...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 10-04-2008
  • There's more in paradise than cheeseburgers.

    I'm talking about children's books written by the "man from Margaritaville"-Jimmy Buffett and his daughter Savannah Jane Buffett. One is JOLLY MON, an original tale about a magic quitar and the man who finds it. Parrotheads can also enjoy a musical version on Buffett's CDs. The...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by bookmarkbeck@evpl on 09-25-2008
  • A "heifer" is not always a cow...

    Homeschool moms, teachers, and librarians interested in teaching children a lesson in compassion will appreciate these gems. The fact that these books are based on TRUE happenings will impact children's thoughts and feelings. Beatrice's Goat by Page Mc Brier- A little girl in Uganda receives...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by bookmarkbeck@evpl on 09-23-2008
  • Tall Tale Weather

    What with all the hurricane talk, I got to thinking about a picture book that's been a long time favorite. If you haven't read Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judy Barrett, you're in for a weather and food treat. Grandpa tells the story of the people who lived in the town of Chewandswallow...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 09-11-2008
  • Osborne, Usborn, Usborne, Us Born Books, whatever?

    Is anyone familiar with this publisher and the Usborne Books? I don't mean Mary Pope Osborne, but that's what came to mind when my next door neighbor started raving about the beautiful educational books she buys for her daughter. Then I remembered, I have one on my bookshelf- On the Beach a lift...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by bookmarkbeck@evpl on 09-11-2008
  • A World without Superman?

    If you have ever worn a cape or attempted to fly, as I have, you will want to check out Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman . Superman seems to have always existed, but he was created in 1934 by writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster, who were barely out of high school at the time. Superman...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by mrsweasley@evpl on 08-30-2008
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