Book Corner: Share in the Wonder of the Holiday Through Books

There is something extra special about the magic children experience when celebrating holidays. Adults can be reminded of that magic by sharing the wonder of a delightful book with a child.  The Animals Speak: A Christmas Eve Legend by Marion Dane Bauer, illustrated by Brittany Baugus Moving from a traditional Nativity to contemporary images of children…
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Book Corner: Delight in these spooky children’s stories

It’s easy to see Halloween just around the corner, with decorations appearing all over our neighborhoods.  Readers can embrace the season, too. Older children who enjoy a little spooky surprise in their stories have some great choices, with everything from Dr. Seuss characters to witches and ghosts. Dr. Seuss's Horton Hears A Boo! by Wade Bradford…
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Book Corner: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

We are in the midst of Hispanic Heritage Month, a great time to recognize and celebrate the culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic and Latin Americans of today and yesterday. Latinitas by Juliet Menéndez Short, snappy, age-appropriate biographies highlight the contributions of 40 women from Latin American countries or of Latin American heritage. From the 1600s…
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Book Corner: Another Chapter Closes for Café Book

We’ve just wrapped up another successful year of Café Book, the partnership between school librarians and librarians from Central Rappahannock Regional Library that brings engaging books and book-related discussion into Fredericksburg-area middle schools. Seventh and eighth graders at seventeen area schools met during their lunch period to discuss books from a list of fourteen titles…
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