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Literary Squirrels

Literary SquirrelThe Squirrel in Poetry

October is Squirrel Awareness Month. And what you might ask have squirrels to do with poetry? Let me make you aware.

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Squirrels of New York

Squirrels of New York
October is Squirrel Awareness Month and there is a varied and robust Literature of Squirrels Stories as I noted last week. As I was reading through the many delightful examples available at the library, I discovered a number of stories with a common setting. They were squirrel stories set in New York City, in the borough of Manhattan, and specifically in the parks of that borough, with the most frequent setting Central Park.
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Squirrel Tales to Inspire

SquirrelOctober is Squirrel Awareness Month and there is a varied and robust Literature of Squirrels Stories available at the library that will inspire and entertain you! Here are just a few: ...

Tales of Growing Up in Hard Times


What was it like to be an American kid in the 1930’s?
Most people were poor, even those who had been well off just a few years before. There was a drought in the Midwest. In northern Texas and Oklahoma there dust storms that blotted out the sky. Here are three tales of kids growing up during these hard times....

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