Staff Picks

Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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Seven stories to share with your child

Published on Monday, December 31, 2012


Curl up, get cozy, and read!


Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

Published on Monday, December 31, 2012


It's cold outside! Curl up, get cozy and read!


Angelina Ice Skates
By Katharine Holabird
JUV E HOLABIRD

Angelina and some other mice are preparing for a New Year's Eve ice skating show, but the hockey players keep getting in the way until Angelina gets them involved.
 

Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

Published on Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian'

Published on Monday, December 17, 2012

Cover of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianIn honor of the newly announced winners of the National Book Award and the DC Public Library's Goodreads focus on Young Adult literature this month, we present 2007 National Book Award winner Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.

Published on Monday, December 17, 2012

Living with Mom and Living with DadLiving with Mom and Living with Dad, by Melanie Walsh, is a lovely book dealing with a hard subject for children.  The young girl in a book has parents who are divorced, and sometimes lives with her mom and sometimes lives with her dad.  The book uses lift-and-flaps to contrast the difference her two homes. 

Seven yoga stories to share with your child

Published on Monday, December 17, 2012

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Seven knitting stories to share with your child

Published on Monday, December 17, 2012

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'Hourglass' by Myra McEntire

Published on Friday, December 14, 2012

bookcoverIn Hourglass by Myra McEntire, follow along as young, gorgeous, unassuming Emerson and tall, dark, muscular Michael travel forward and backward through time in order to save an extremely important friend.

'Liar & Spy'

Published on Monday, December 10, 2012

Liar & Spy Book CoverRebecca Stead is well known for her Newbery winner When You Reach Me.  Stead’s latest book, Liar & Spy, is a fresh, funny, and mysterious story that keeps you wondering what surprise will happen next. 

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