children’s books

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By Noelle, Librarian Extraordinaire We may have begun a new year, but let’s wrap up the old one with some favorite titles from 2015. If you are looking for some books to spice up your child’s or teenager’s life, one of these may do.   The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton. Princess Pinecone click to continue...

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By Noelle, Librarian Extraordinaire The Randolph Caldecott Medal is given out every year in January to the best illustrated children’s book.  With the medal recently awarded, I thought it would be a good time to look at this prestigious award. The Caldecott Medal has been given out for the last 74 years to the best click to continue...

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Dead End

By Noelle, Librarian Extraordinaire Whether you know about it or not, the Newbery and Caldecott Awards are the prime achievements for authors and illustrators of children’s literature in America. Every January, a committee for each medal gets together and announces the winners they have been mulling over throughout the previous year. With this year’s award click to continue...

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