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R.I.P. E.L. Konisgburg

 E.L. (Elaine Lobl) Konigsburg, author of the children's classic book From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler, died April 19, 2013. She was 83 years old.

Happy Birthday Amelia Bedelia!

Amelia Bedelia is 50 years old!

Celebrate Black History Month with a Coretta Scott King Award Winner

 

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.  

New movie based on book!

Maybe you've seen the commercials on TV for the new movie coming out next week- The Rise of the Guardians. But did you know that it is based on a book?

The race for the Presidency

while waiting for Wimpy Kid...

A lot of  the Diary of a Wimpy kid books seem to be checked out. So while you're waiting for your request to come in, how about one of these:

while waiting for Wimpy Kid...

A lot of  the Diary of a Wimpy kid books seem to be checked out. So while you're waiting for your request to come in, how about one of these:

back to school!

A few good school stories to start the year-    

It's not too late!

There's still time!

 Saturday is the last day of the Summer Reading Club, but you can still join and then log in all the books you have read over the summer (or at least 10 of them or 500 minutes worth or reading) to get your certificate and free book. Make sure you do it by Saturday Aug 11!

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