The Children's Bookshelf

The Children's Bookshelf: Jump at the Sun

Apr 12, 2021
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This is the Children’s Bookshelf and I’m Sue Ann Martin

Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston written by Alicia D. Williams in a fascinating folklore motif and beautifully illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara is an engaging story of how Zora first heard folktales as a child while sitting on the porch of the general store in Eatonville, Florida.    

The Children's Bookshelf: Let Liberty Rise!

Apr 5, 2021
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LET LIBERTY RISE! How America’s Schoolchildren Helped Save The Statue of Liberty written by Chana Stiefel and illustrated by Chuck Groenink is a happy story about how the people of France built the Statue of Liberty and gave it to the people of the United States in honor of the 100th birthday of America’s democracy.

The Children's Bookshelf: Summer of the Tree Army 3-29

Apr 5, 2021
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Summer of the Tree Army: A Civilian Conservation Corps Story written by National Book Award winner Gloria Whalen and illustrated by Kirbi Fagan is a well told story from the days of the Great Depression about a federal agency that was designed to put young men who were out of work back to work while at the same time taking care of the forests across the nation---in this case, in northern Michigan.

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GOOD NIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World written by Elena Favilli and illustrated by a host of dazzling illustrators puts forth women who have immigrated from their homeland. They include a planetary geologist, graphic novelist, sculptor, architect, physicist, hockey coach, animator, hematologist, robotics engineer---- and the list goes on!

The Children's Bookshelf: Allergic

Mar 15, 2021
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ALLERGIC written by Megan Wagner Lloyd and illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter is an energetic whirlwind of a graphic novel that tells the story of a girl who desperately longs for a pet that she can love totally and that will love her back. Maggie is feeling left out of the family routines which include getting ready for a new baby and putting up with the antics of her younger twin brothers who are devoted to each other.

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