Children's Services Blog
It is now the month of snow and peppermint here in the Midwest, and the perfect time to sit down with one of famed author illustrator Jan Brett’s many books as we celebrate her 69th birthday. Read more about Snow, Hedgehogs, and Jan Brett’s 69th Birthday!
This holiday season, the snow has added an extra element of beauty, as it mounds like powdered sugar on grass and evergreens. Perfect weather for tromping outdoors, followed by some hot chocolate and good stories. Here are some of my new and old favorite December reads: Read more about December Reads
This November we are celebrating the 72nd birthday of Marc Brown, the master storyteller behind the most adventurous aardvark in books and television, Arthur. I think most of us are familiar with Arthur and his sister D.W. Read more about What a Wonderful Kind of Birthday!
November is a month of history, so this November we are honoring what would be the 103rd birthday of Jean Fritz. She is an author of historical books for children, specifically about those people who played an interesting role at one time in our nation’s history. Read more about Remembering Our History and Honoring this Author’s 103rd Birthday
This October we are taking a moment to celebrate famed author and poet Nikki Grimes and her 68th birthday. This fantastic and heartfelt force of nature has been exploring poetry and presenting it to the world since she was 6. Read more about October Beats and Nikki Grimes’ 68th Birthday!