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The holiday season is hectic.  Believe me, we know.  That's why we're giving you an opportunity to enjoy the Christmas season using the ideas of Hygge, a Danish way of living that focuses on taking things slow and celebrating the small joys of life.  Cozy Christmas on

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Adults who love kid lit (and need a low-key holiday outing) are invited to join Katie Jane (that's me!) at OHenry's Coffees in Hoover for a tasty treat and delicious book talks.  I'll share a few of my recently-read faves, and you can do the same.  This Reader Getaway is Read More...

Hoover Public Library's bookshelf: childrens-books

No Boundaries: 25 Women Explorers and Scientists Share Adventures, Inspiration, and Advice
it was amazing
These girl power profiles are a must-read! Thank you, National Geographic!
tagged: 2022, adventure, childrens-books, new-jan-feb, and realistic
Operation Sisterhood
really liked it
An only child of a single parent all of a sudden has a step-dad, three sisters, an assortment of animals, and a whole new neighborhood!
tagged: new-jan-feb, 2022, childrens-books, and realistic
Those Kids from Fawn Creek
it was amazing
Nothing new ever comes to Fawn Creek, Louisiana. Every day is exactly the same . . . until Orchid Mason arrives.
tagged: new-mar-apr, 2022, childrens-books, mystery, and realistic
Aftermath
it was amazing
Lucy's family has suffered a tragic loss. Her parents decide they need a fresh start in a new town. But why did they pick the town still reeling from a school shooting?
tagged: 2021, childrens-books, and realistic
It's the End of the World and I'm in My Bathing Suit
really liked it
An epic avoid-doing-laundry-all-summer plan goes awry, resulting in a missed Beach Bash and a possible apocalypse. He has to face it all while wearing his last piece of clean clothing -- a pair of pineapple swim trunks.
tagged: new-mar-apr, 2022, childrens-books, and humor
 
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten with Beanstack
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