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Sunday, April 22

Guess the Author Guess the Author
Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April.

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Highlight of the Month

March is Women's History Month

Have you heard of these famous women?

harriet tubmanHarriet Tubman was born Araminta Harriet Ross in 1820 and died in 1913. She was born into slavery,  but escaped in 1849. Tubman rescued countless others from slavery by operationg the Underground Railroad, a secret passageway from the South into the North. She also helped the poor and elderly. Harriet Tubman said, "I freed thousands of slaves, and could have freed thousands more, if they had known they were slaves."

elizabeth cady stantonElizabeth Cady Stanton was born in 1815 in New York and died in 1902. She was an important 19th century suffragette and civil rights activist. She helped organize the first ever women's rights convention in 1848. She is a big reason why the 19th Amendment evenually passed, giving all citizens the right to vote. Elizabeth Cady Stanton said, "I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives, but as nouns."

Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove in Louisiana in 1867. She was born to madam c.j. walkerparents who had been slaves.She invented a line of African-American hair care products in 1905, worked hard and became the first self-made female millionaire in America. She shared her wealth with others and donated large amounts of money. Madam C.J. Walker said, "There is no royal flower-strewn path to succes...And if there is, I have not found it for if I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard."






Book Talk


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The library now subscribes to TumbleBooks, a collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eReadAlongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, interactive games, and more, just for kids.

Think Green!

The Great Big GreenThe Great Big Green
by Peggy Elizabeth Gifford
Both a riddle and an ode to the earth, this picture book is a great title for Earth Day. Readers will revisit the  world after the riddle's reveal to find the many green things hidden in each piece of art.
The frog in the wellThe Frog in the Well
by Alvin Tresselt
Ceertain that the world is ending when the well he lives in runs dry, a frog hops out and discovers trees, flowers, and other creatures he never imagined.
Plant the tiny seedPlant the Tiny Seed
by Christie Matheson
Plant a seed to watch it grow. Press on the cloud to make it rain. Jiggle the book to scatter the seeds. Interactive text teaches very young children how flowers sprout and mature. Contains watercolor depictions of a flower in various stages of growth.
GlasswingsGlasswings: a butterfly's story
by Elisa Kleven
Lost in the city, a butterfly with see-through wings makes friends with a ladybug, an ant, and a pigeon, and together they help flowers bloom and grow.
Lola plants a gardenLola Plants a Garden
by Anna McQuinn
Lola plants a flower garden with her parent's help, and watches it grow.
There's a pest in the gardenThere's a Pest in the Garden!
by Jan Thomas
When a pest eats all the vegetables in his garden, Duck comes up with a plan to stop whatever is feasting on his crops.
Dig inDig In
by Cynthia L. Jenson-Elliott
A little boy digs, plays, and explores in his garden.


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