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Shared Experiences from 2013

The following experiences were added by patrons like you as they participate in Connect Your Summer. You can also see all the experiences and check out experience photos in a gallery.

i read a book about camping

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a day at camp

i read a book about a cat.

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new kitten

Read on my eReader

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Pride, Prejudice and Cheese Grits
I'm a Jane Austen Geek, so I bought this ebook for $1 to read on my vacation.  It takes many of the plot points from Jane Austen's classic and translates them to modern day academia in the deep south.  An easy, amusing read for the beach. 

Puffin Peter

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Puffin Peter

Puffin Peter by Petr Horáček — A new book by one of my favorite authors!  In this book, a big storm separates Peter Puffin from his friend Paul. He goes hunting for him with some help from a big blue whale. Lovely pictures and a happy ending.

Read a book by myself

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Digger Pig and the turnip by Caron Lee Cohen ; illustrated by Christopher Denis

Read a book by myself

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The greedy python by Richard Buckley ; illustrated by Eric Carle

read a book by myself

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Pete the cat: Pete's big lunch by created by James Dean

How to Be a Cat

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How to Be a Cat

How to be a cat by Nikki McClure — I love the simple black and white pictures in this book.  And all the great words describing what cats do.  If i wasn't a bear, I'd want to be a cat.  They look like they have lots of fun!

Read a craft book and marked the art projects to do next week.

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Sneaky art: crafty surprises to hide in plain sight by Marthe Jocelyn

Yes, Let's

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Yes Let's

Yes, let's by Galen Goodwin Longstreth ; illustrated by Maris Wicks — A great rhyming story chronicling a family's day in the great outdoors.

Take me out to the Yakyu

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Take me out to the Yakyu

Take me out to the Yakyu by Aaron Meshon —  A little boy goes to two baseball games, one with his dad in America, and one with jiji (that's Japanese for Grandpa) in Japan.  He shares the differences and similarities between the two. Play Ball!

Wash-a-Bye Bear

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Wash-a-Bye Bear

Wash-a-bye bear by Thomas Docherty — This is a story about a little girl's teddy bear who must get washed. Apart from the kinda scary part where the teddy bear gets puts in a washing machine (boy I am glad I don't fit in those!) this is a wonderful story about a little girl's love for her bear, and her bear's love for her.

Read a Book About Car Racing

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Race Team by Dennis Shealy

Five fast tales — I read one of the stories in this book to my mom - I skipped a few parts since reading's not my strong point yet, but I love Lightning McQueen and Mack!

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Amber Brown is tickled pink by Paula Danziger's

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Let's save energy! by Sara E. Nelson

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Energy from the Sun by Allan Fowler

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Help the Environment Saving Energy by Charlotte Guillain

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What to do when your family has to cut costs by Rachel Lynette

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Supply and Demand by Janeen R. Adil

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My fantastic fieldtrip--Junior discovers saving by Dave Ramsey