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September/October Issue of the Kids Newsletter

The September/October 2009 Issue of the Kids Newsletter is now available!  This issue features interviews with Miss Chrissy of the Tomball College & Community Library and Mr. D of the LaPorte Community Library. 

The Kids Newsletter is published every other month and features articles about children's programming at Harris County Public Library along with staff interviews and a list of new children's books and audio we have added to our collections.

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Summer Reading Program Ends August 8

The Summer Reading Program ends on Saturday, August 8 so this is your last week to register for and complete the program.  Earn your certificate by reading 10 books, 500 pages or 500 minutes.

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Teen Summer Reading Program Ends August 8

The Summer Reading Program ends on Saturday, August 8, 2009 so this is your last week to register for and complete the program.  Earn your certificate by reading 5 books or by reading for 600 minutes.

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Picture Book Best Friends

I love the Mo Willem's Early Reader series about Elephant and Pig.  They are sweet stories about friendship.  Elephant and Pig are best friends though sometimes problems do arise like a broken toy or a misunderstanding.  This started me thinking about other best friends in picture books and there have been some great ones!

 

 

The Frog and Toad series by Arnold Lobel is a classic.  Each book about Frog and Toad contains severa...

2009 Winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award

How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham won the 2009 Charlotte Zolotow Award. 

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