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Book Review – The Nebula Secret by Trudi Truett

By Awnali Mills I’ve been taking a break from children’s books for a while, but this one came in and it looked pretty good, so I snuck it in my stack. Cruz is excited to be accepted into the Explorer … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster Program 6/19/18

Want a loud and raucous program to kick off the summer?  Yeah?  Well, have I got a program for you!  Today we did a roller coaster program that made kids VERY happy.  We totally stole this program from STEM in … Continue reading

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Egg-citing Storytime 1/24/18

By Awnali Mills Today’s storytime was about….eggs!  The books I chose were Except If by Jim Averbeck, and Whose Chick Are You? by Nancy Tafuri. We sang the Alphabet Song to start, then I pulled out my big E.  We … Continue reading

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Book Review – Finding Wonders by Jeannine Atkins

By Awnali Mills Maria Merian studies insects and paints detailed pictures of them in 1660.  She makes a living selling her portraits, and teaches the world that butterflies do not form out of mud and rotting vegetables.  Mary Anning digs … Continue reading

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Science and Stories: Balance

By Awnali Mills Today was Science and Stories: Balance.  The books I chose were My Elephant Can Do Almost Anything by Anka de Vries, and Balancing Act by Ellen Stoll Walsh. I opened with my puppet friend, Sally Squirrel.  We … Continue reading

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Science and Stories – Dinosaurs

By Awnali Mills It was another wonderful morning is storytime land, primarily because we did Science and Stories.  About DINOSAURS, ya’ll!  Dinosaurs make children very happy.  The books I chose were Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp by Carol Diggory … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

By Awnali Mills Going with the recent unintentional theme of keys in my reading, I picked up The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands.  This is a debut novel for the author, and I must say that he certainly comes out … Continue reading

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