Program Date: Saturday, Feburary 12, 2011, 1:00-2:00PM
January 18 from 1:00-4:00PM
If you are looking for some children's music that is not your ordinary lullaby or nursery rhyme, then check out these cd's by some popular artists.
Here comes science [sound recording] by They Might Be Giants
Snacktime! [sound recording] by Barenaked Ladies
Here come the 123s [sound recording] by They Might Be Giants
Camp Lisa [sound recording] by [Lisa Loeb]
In the summer of 1968, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters are shipped off by their father to spend a month with their estranged mother in Oakland, CA. But their mother has no time for them. Instead of taking them to Disneyland as they had hoped, she sends them to the People's Center run by the Black Panthers so she can write poetry. Delphine is a remarkable older sister, wise beyond her years, and an expert at handling her siblings. Each girl has a distinct response to their mother and the ideas and people to which they are exposed. They develop a hard-won, tenuous connection with their mother and an awareness of injustice on a personal and universal level. With endearing characters, a vivid depiction of a pivotal moment in African-American history, and beautiful, poetic language, this is a book worth reading more than once. Readers will wonder what happens to the sisters when they return to their father in Brooklyn with their 'radical' new ideas about the world.
Our board book collection has moved. If you're searching for a sturdy book just right for your exploring young child, look no further. The board books now live in our new Baby Nook!
Program Date: Monday, January 17 11:00AM-Noon or 2:00-3:00PM
Congratulations to Ms. Stead on winning this prestigious award!
Take the Target Pledge to spend time reading with the children in your lives. For each pledge received, Target will donate one book to a child in need, up to one million books! All you'll need is a valid e-mail address to count your pledge. Sign up today and make the future bright for your child as well as others. A few great read-together titles for you to consider:
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
Papa, please get the moon for me by Eric Carle
- 2011 Newbery Winner — Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
- 2011 Caldecott Winner — A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead
- 2011 Printz Winnter — Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
- 2011 Odyssey Award for Best Audiobook — The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex
- 2011 Coretta Scott King Award — One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Program Date: Tuesday, January 25 at 5:00-5:45PM
Book Title: Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate Dicamillo