What do Maria Tallchief, Helen Keller, Sally Ride and Sonia Sotomayor have in common? They were persistent. In her latest book, She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to thirteen amazing American women. These women who faced great obstacles and not only faced their challenges, they persisted! Women like Oprah Winfrey, Harriet Tubman and… Read more »
June and Sammy are on a mission. The task: to find a new friend. In the latest novel by Charise Mericle Harper, Mae and June and the Wonder Wheel, June and her dog and best friend Sammy are trying to find a new friend. In order to be a new friend, they must have the three F’s: they must be fun, friendly and… Read more »
Fluffy is not a house cat, nor a pet. He is Sergeant Fluffy Vandermere and the leader of P.U.R.S.T. (Pets of the Universe Ready for Space Travel). In Ashley Spires’ graphic novel, Fluffy Strikes Back, Fluffy has been to a desk job for a long time. He rarely left his office. Suddenly there is an alien attack the bugliest bugs… Read more »
Zora is smelly, dirty, mean and stubborn. And yes, Zora is a cow. Don’t get me wrong though, it’s not all about a cow. In Sharon Creech’s latest, Moo: a Novel, Reena and her brother, Luke, move with their parents from New York City to a small town in Maine, they have no idea what life has in store for… Read more »
Extra! Extra! Here’s what is happening in the cats’ world! Cartoonist Georgia Dunn brings you Breaking Cat News:Cats Reporting on the News that Matters to Cats! You’ll get the inside scoop on cats’ feelings towards boxes, food, midnight runs and yes, those mysterious glowing red dots. You will get more insight on why they have a lack of love for… Read more »
Pink Is For Blobfish: Discovering the World’s Perfectly Pink Animals by Jess Keating The zoologist author of How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied presents an introduction to some of the world’s pink-colored creatures, from monster slugs and ultra-intelligent dolphins to naked mole rats and bloated blobfish. Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights by W.H…. Read more »
April 12 is the 100th birthday of author Beverly Cleary. Did you know she was a former librarian?Read 12 Charming Tidbits About Beverly Cleary here!
Jane Goodall turns 82 on April 3! Find out more about her work with chimpanzees in these books. If you want to wish her a Happy Birthday, click here! Untamed: the Wild Life of Jane Goodall by Anita Silvey The Chimpanzee Children of Gombe : 50 years with Jane Goodall at Gombe National Park… Read more »