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Boxes Storytime 1/9/19

Today’s storytime was about boxes.  Entirely by coincidence, I moved on Saturday, and as a result, had plenty of boxes to choose from to bring in.  But I’ll get to that in a minute.  For now, the books I chose … Continue reading

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Cowboy Storytime 1/2/19

We started the new year off right with a cowboy storytime.  The books I chose were Let’s Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy by Jan Thomas and I Wanna Be a Cowgirl by Angela DiTerlizzi. To start, we sang … Continue reading

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Book Review – Journey of the Pale Bear by Susan Fletcher

By Awnali Mills Arthur has no idea what the consequences will be when he snatches a rabbit haunch off a seaman’s plate and runs away.  He only knows that he’s starving.  But through a series of circumstances, finds himself in … Continue reading

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Putting Piper to Sleep

As I’ve said before, this blog isn’t only about books and storytimes.  Occasionally, I chose to write about my life.  This week, my family had to put our 114 pound German Shepherd, Piper, to sleep.  It was awful. Ten months … Continue reading

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Penguin Storytime 12-5-18

By Awnali Mills Today’s storytime was all about penguins.  The books I chose were Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester and Something’s Fishy by Jean Gourounas. So, while planning this storytime, I lined up my usual sorts of things.  Then, … Continue reading

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Book Review – Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

By Awnali Mills Darius is a teenage boy who is half Iranian (from his mother) and half American (from his father).  He’s a Star Trek geek and feels that he’s not good at anything and a constant disappointment to his … Continue reading

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Whale Storytime 11/28/18

By Awnali Mills Today’s storytime was all about whales.  The books I chose were Following Papa’s Song by Gianna Marino and The Whale in My Swimming Pool by Joyce Wan. After our opening song, my orca whale puppet brought out … Continue reading

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