Picture Book

Miss Moore Thought Otherwise

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Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children Cover Image
By Jan Pinborough, Debby Atwell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780547471051
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 5th, 2013

Learn the true story of Anne Carol Moore, the first children’s librarian in the United States! Told in lovingly crafted prose and Miss Rumphius-esque illustrations, this is a perfect read for both history and book lovers.


The Bookstore Mouse

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ISBN: 9780152045647
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 1st, 2002

He lives a quiet life in the reference section of an antiquarian bookstore until chased into fiction by the bookstore cat. Here the bookstore mouse reads himself into a medieval tale complete with a fire-breathing dragon! But with characters named Cervantes, Goliard, Chaucer, and Censor, is this really just a tale of adventure?



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Nest Cover Image
By Jorey Hurley, Jorey Hurley (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442489714
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 4th, 2014

Everyone needs this book right now. SPRING is coming. With simple, colorful illustrations and text, Jorey Hurley follows the life of a hatchling over the course of a year. Young children will enjoy learning the word that goes with each picture and imagining that there will be green leaves soon!! Adults will like that too!!!!


In The Bag

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In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up (Great Idea (Tundra Books)) Cover Image
By Monica Kulling, David Parkins (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781770495159
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Published: Tundra Books (NY) - August 6th, 2013

In The Bag is the story of Margaret Knight the inventor of the first machine to fold & glue paper bags.  It wasn't easy though. She had to prove it was her idea, when someone else tried to patent it after seeing her first model.  During her life she had over twenty patents to her name and ninety inventions.



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Ball Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547759364
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 2nd, 2013

THE book for anyone who has ever loved a dog who loved a toy.  Ball! or ball? thinks the obsessive pooch and his world is complete while his young owner is there to throw it for him.  But when she leaves for school he has to amuse himself until she returns - to mixed success.  The drawings of the dog, overweight, highly expressive and drooling, are a masterpiece in the power of a few cleverly placed lines to illustrate emotion and the love in the three way relationship of dog-girl-ball is touching.




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