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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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Bookmarked: Local Authors They say the love of books starts at home. Get even closer with these locally written works.

Maryland has a long history of producing wonderful writers: Edgar Allen Poe, H.L. Mencken and Frederick Douglass, of course and, more recently, Tom Clancy, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Madison Smartt Bell, to name a few. But our great state’s authorial talent extends much further. Though perhaps not household names, countless Maryland …

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