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2014 Jane Addams Book Awards

Congrats to Michelle Markel & Melissa Sweet for Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909 (Balzer & Bray/HarperColins, 2013) ,winner of the 2014 Jane Addams Book Award for younger readers! And congrats to two honor books: We Shall … Continue reading

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I’m not a big fan of exercise. I love to ride my bike. I love to dance. So tonight I tried Zumba. It was kindof fun. A combination of Jazzercise (which I did back in the dark ages, and apparently … Continue reading

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iheartthemuppets: I tried to insert the Michael Scott “It’s Happening” gifset but it wouldn’t work. So please imagine it for yourself before you watching this AMAZING Lord of the Rings parody oh how I love Sesame Street! (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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sesamestreet: Introducing THE HUNGRY GAMES: CATCHING FUR. May the cookies be ever in your flavor. Sesame Street Rocks again! Who’s your favorite Hungry Games character? Cookie-ness? Pita? Finnicky? May the cookies be ever in your flavor! (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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a conversation between Brian Cox & the Doctor on the science of the Tardis … (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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missrumphiusproject: beatrixtobellatrix: darienlibrary: Oliver Jeffers will be here tonight to talk to kids about The Day the Crayons Quit. I can’t stop watching this video. I swear it is because of the peaceful background music and the great things he … Continue reading

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neil-gaiman: My speech on reading, libraries, and obligations… Giving it sort of slowly because I had a panic attack just before I got up to speak and was convinced that it made no sense and I couldn’t read it. Neil … Continue reading

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thehpalliance: songofyourself: Question: “What do you miss most about Harry Potter?” A new clip from J. K. Rowling to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Sorcerer’s Stone. What do you miss most about Harry Potter? love these insights. thanks, Jo. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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