What does Tug-of-war, pigeon shooting and club swinging have in common? They were once an Olympic sport! I’m not kidding, it’s true! In Dan Gutman’s My Weird School Fast Facts: Sports, My Weird School’s A.J. and Andrea will introduce you to hundreds of fascinating facts about: baseball, soccer, hockey, golf and other sports. For example in Ancient Rome and Greece,… Read more »
Joe and Ravi are nothing alike, or so it seems. Each boy from a different world with different challenges, but in the course of one week … everything changes. Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan have co-authored a new novel, Save Me a Seat, Joe and Ravi are two unlikely boys that initially are dealing with their own issues. Joe is… 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 »
Dylan Moore, is in for the adventure of his life! In Mahtab Narsiman’s Mission Mumbai, Dylan is excited to join his best friend Rohit on a trip with his family to India. Not only is a chance for him to escape his constantly fighting parents, but for a young photographer it’s a dream come true. Rohit isn’t nearly as enthusiastic… Read more »
Buckle up, you’re about to take a groovy journey in American music history. Long before rap and hip hop music, there was soul music… there was Motown. Author Andrea Davis Pinkney will take you on the most musical ride of your life in Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound. This is the story of Berry Gordy, a… 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 »