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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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Book Review: Bomb by Steve Sheinkin

By Awnali Mills So, I recently read a review of Radioactive!: How Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World by Winifred Conkling which looked really good.  In the review, Abby the Librarian mentions that the book … Continue reading

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Science and Stories – Smell 1-20-16

By Awnali Mills Today was a special science storytime.  Our storytime theme was the five senses, and then we did experiments with our sense of smell. The books I chose were I Really Like Slop by Mo Willems, Mix It … Continue reading

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