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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: No, David

Posted about 8 days ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Children & Parenting | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, humorous books for kids, picture books, reading lists, reading recommendations and stories for kids

The 101 Picture Book Challenge is a list of recent and classic picture books that we think are great and want you to read. This is the latest in a series of blog posts exploring some of the things we love about these books.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Dear Zoo

Posted about 16 days ago by Patti L

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, humorous books for kids, pets - fiction, picture books, Readers' Advisory, reading, reading recommendations, stories for kids and words

Do you think writing to the zoo to ask for a pet is a good idea? In the picture book Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell, one child thinks so, and that child is in for some big surprises!

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Spend Spring Break - At the Library!

Posted about 24 days ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs and Teen | Tagged with childrens programs, kids activities, kids books, New Movies, new music, spring break, teen books and teen events

In this edition of our “At the Library!” series we’re talking about spring/Easter break! We’ve planned a host of activities so that you can spend your school break having FUN at the Library.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Where the Wild Things Are

Posted about 28 days ago by Eric P

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, Maurice Sendak, picture books and reading recommendations

Another classic title on the library's 101 Picture Book Challenge list is Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, a timeless tale of temper tantrums and monster islands.

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Take the 101 Picture Book Challenge Today

Posted about 1 month ago by Cindy V

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, animals - fiction, early literacy, humorous books for kids, imagination - fiction, picture books, Readers' Advisory, reading, reading recommendations, ready to read, stories and words

We picked 101 of our favorite picture books and we want you to read them too! Our list includes classics, new titles and everything in between.

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