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Banned Book Week coming…..

From the ALA banned book site: “Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of … Continue reading

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DRACULA

The Candlewick Press edition has been enormously popular and it is a very beautiful edition. Our latest copy of DRACULA is a pared down version, approximately one-tenth the length for a younger audience. This has been released by Templar Books, … Continue reading

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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein – Book Review for TWU

BIBLIOGRAPHYGerstein, Mordicai. 2003. THE MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS. Brookfield, CT; Roaring Book Press. ISBN 9780761317913. PLOT SUMMARYThis children’s picture book is based on a real event that occurred in 1974. Phililppe Petit was a tightrope artist who could … Continue reading

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Let’s Eat by Pat Mora, illustrated by Maribel Suarez – Book Review for TWU

BIBLIOGRAPHYMora, Pat. 2008. LET’S EAT!/ ¡A COMER! Ill. by Maribel Suárez. New York, NY: Harper Collins. ISBN 9780060850388. PLOT SUMMARYA family (Mom, Dad, Grandma, three children and a dog) sit down to dinner. With lots of good food on the … Continue reading

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Flotsam by David Wiesner – Book Review for TWU

BIBLIOGRAPHYWiesner, David. 2006. FLOTSAM. New York, NY: Clarion Books. ISBN 9780618194575. PLOT SUMMARYIn this picture book without words, a young boy finds a camera, washed up on the beach. Curious, he develops the film to find some very unusual pictures … Continue reading

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Purpose of my bookbag

Currently, I am two classes away from my Master in Library Science at Texas Woman’s University. I used to write a little blurb under this same title for the library and plan on using this blog in the log run … Continue reading

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Have you been in the library lately?

Just a few of the books in our new book section. Did you know that we stay up to date with the NYT and LATimes best seller lists?

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Additions to the Vampire craze series list….

The Blue Bloods Series by Melissa de la CruzBook 6, Bloody Valentine, is due out in December 2010. Within New York City’s most elite families, there lurks a secret society of celebrated Americans whose ancestors sailed on the Mayflower. They … Continue reading

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For those of you into vampires, fae, wolves…….

First it was an interest in Twilight. Soon that branched out as about 10 of us started looking for other series to read. As time went on, we all seemed to find a different series and in talking with people, … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Underway

The 2010 summer reading program is well underway. Last night Joe McDermott visited the LHPL and did his usual awesome show that had kids dancing and parents singing along. Wednesday mornings bring us our 10:30 am story time/summer reading program … Continue reading

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