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Silly Picture Books With Unforgettable Characters

Posted 9 months ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | Tagged with early literacy, eMedia, funny books for children, humorous stories for kids, picture books, reading recommendations, ready to read and Sesame Street

Picture books with mass media tie-ins, muppets, a well-known pigeon and characters who are completely aware of the fact that they're in books.

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Picture Books Filled With a Variety of Characters, Wit, Humor and Much More

Posted 10 months ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Movies and Music | Tagged with animals, books that rhyme, friendship, picture books, poems for kids, poetry, reading recommendations and shel silverstein books

Stories and poems featuring atypical characters and memorable tales by Shel Silverstein, Mo Willems, Dr. Seuss, Adam Rex and many more.

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Plays by African-American Playwrights

Posted about 1 year ago by Eric P

Posted in Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Movies and Music | Tagged with African American History, African American playwrights, African-American plays, American drama, Black History Month, drama, Historical Drama, plays, poetry and theater

For decades, African-American playwrights have pushed the American theater to embrace bold, daring and popular new forms and have, in the process, contributed some of the most enduring stories and characters in the American literary canon. The library has on its shelves an assortment of scripts from this robust tradition.

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