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Patriotic Children’s Reads

Celebrate the Fourth of July with these books about the holiday, patriotism, the Revolutionary War, and the U.S.A. Picture Books Grandma Drove the Garbage Truck (2005) by Katie ClarkGrace for President (2008) by Kelly DiPucchioMy America (2021) by Karen KatzPie Is ...

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2022 Illinois Lincoln Award Nominees

The BUTTON below is the link to the 2022 Illinois Lincoln Award Nominees. Within the link below are links to ordering the physical, audio and e-book. Also below are pictures of the books of the Nominees. 2022 Illinois Lincoln ...

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Wonder Women and Girls

Below are several selections about Wonder Women and Wonder Girls that you may enjoy reading from Teen Sci Fi/Fantasy Fiction, Teen Superhero Fiction, Teen Historical Fiction and Teen Contemporary Fiction. Just click on the Bibliography button below to find these books, ...

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Children’s Reads for Pride Month

June is Pride Month! Here are some great books for children in honor of Pride. With topics ranging from diverse families and gender identities to embracing the unconventional and being true to yourself, everyone can learn from these books’ messages ...

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Cassandra’s Staff Picks for Adults

Spilled Milk by K.L. Randis - FIC RAN The true story of a young girl who realizes the abuse she is enduring is not the norm and fights within a broken system to escape the cruelty of her home. Honey Girl by ...

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Children’s Reads for AAPI Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Check out these title to celebrate and learn! Board Books Lunar New Year (2018) by Hannah Eliot ; illustrated by Alina ChauOne, Two, Three Dim Sum: A Mandarin-English Counting Book (2020) by Rich ...

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2021 Teens’ Top Ten Nominee List

Below are pictures of the 2021 Teens' Top Ten Nominee List. Click the BUTTON you will go to the actual list with links to request the book in print, e-book and or audio book. Link to 2021 Teens' Top Ten Nominee List

Channel Your Inner Baker with These Cookbooks

While I do enjoy scrolling through the internet trying to find fun recipes, I personally feel nothing beats flipping through a cookbook. Not only are the pictures stunning, they usually contain great tips and tricks that help bring a recipe ...

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Earth Month Reads for Children

April is Earth Month! Check out these books to learn more about the Earth and how to protect it. Board Books Rocks (2020) by Emmy KastnerWhat Do You See? : A Lift-the-Flap Book About Endangered Animals (2009) by Stephen Krensky ; illustrated ...

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