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Let It Fall 10 Books about Autumn, Football and Scary Creatures

This time of year lends itself well to the telling of a tale or two. While we tend to go for the obvious ghost story, here are some titles that welcome fall in other ways. Board/Toddler ‘Touch and Feel Fall’ This book’s lively illustrations and vivid photographs will catch a toddler’s …

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Art Around Us 10 books that show the world’s creative side

These books will inspire young readers interested in all kinds of artistic endeavors – poetry, illustration, movies, dance and more. Easy Nonfiction ‘Imagine’ by Juan Felipe Herrera Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera recalls his childhood spent traveling with his migrant farming family in this memoir in verse. Luminous …

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Bodies of Work 10 Titles about Sports, Athletes and Ourselves

Our bodies are things of wonder, whether they are growing a new tooth, riding a bike, becoming a  world-famous athlete or fighting off a disease. These books for a variety of ages celebrate all things physical. Board/Toddler ‘Tooth’ by Leslie Patricelli Baby is getting a new tooth — and there …

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A Whole Lotta Love Families, crushes, stories that kids will adore

This month we look at all-of-a-kind families. Looking ahead, mark your calendar for one of  the featured authors, Hena Khan, at the Rosedale Branch on April 30. Board/Toddlers: ‘I Am a Baby’ by Kathryn Madeline Allen Cheery photos of babies from diverse families are paired with rhyming text identifying family …

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Stories that Connect Us BCPL's month-long reading program unites

Get ready to get reading! Baltimore County Public Library’s annual month-long series of events, BC Reads, is happening now. A wide variety of programs, including author visits, community forums, film discussions, poetry workshops, book discussions and more encourages conversation and a deeper connection for residents living in Baltimore County. But …

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Happy Birthday Margret Rey! Each month, we celebrate a birthday of literary significance.

Creator of the beloved Curious George series, the German-born American writer and illustrator Margret Rey was born on May 16, 1906. The creation of the mischievous monkey for which Rey became famous began almost accidentally, when her husband Hans wrote a children’s book, “Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys,” containing …

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Bookmarked: Holiday Reads The best books to cuddle up with this winter, no matter what you’re celebrating.

Books recommended by Rona Sue London of the Ivy Bookshop. There’s nothing better than sitting in front of a fire (or space heater) with a great book—and the holidays are an especially magical time to get lost in a wonderful story. Whether you’re flipping pages on the first night of …

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