Action! How Movies Began by Megan McCarthy

The Golden Globes were January 10th, and the Sundance Film Festival is January 19-31.  Movies are a hot topic this month!  When people talk about movies, it usually inspires us to want to watch them.  Do it!  But don't forget about books!  Maybe you can shift your reading to a movie focus with these new titles.

Action! How Movies Began by Meghan McCarthy
Dressing Up the Stars: The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head by Jeanne Walker Harvey
Out of the Shadows: How Lotte Reiniger Made the First Animated Fairytale Movie by Fiona Robinson
The Rise (and Falls) of Jackie Chan by Kristen Mai Giang
The Story of Walt Disney by Susan B. Katz
Who Is Zendaya? by Kirsten Anderson

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February 1st is National Girls and Women in Sports Day!  Is this something only females should celebrate?  Absolutely not.  If you're a girl, play your favorite sport.  If you're a guy, go watch some female athletes do their thing.  And everyone can read one of these new books!

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January 27th is National Geographic Day!  National Geographic was founded as a magazine in 1888.  It was one of the first magazines to reproduce color photographs, and it became world famous for its richly illustrated articles on the various geographic regions of the world.  Today National Geogra

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Kekla Magoon, one of my faves, has a new book out this week!

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Are you a Kindergartener, 1st grader, or 2nd grader who likes to be in the kitchen?  Do you also like wintry things?  Join Miss Traci for Nailed It: Polar Pals Edition on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 4 p.m. for a chance to recre

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The Golden Globes were January 10th, and the Sundance Film Festival is January 19-31.  Movies are a hot topic this month!  When people talk about movies, it usually inspires us to want to watch them.  Do it!  But don't forget about books!  Maybe you can shift your reading to a movie focus with th

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Established by Article I of the Constitution, the Legislative Branch of American government consists of the Ho

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The results are in!  Are you eager to find out about our favorite books for kids and teens?  Then mark your calendar for Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 4 p.m.  Miss Katie Jane (that's me!) is hosting Best Books of 2022 down in the me Read More...