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Save time and log online with beanstack. #1 Sign up begins May 25. #2. Record the number of pages you read. #3 Stop by the children's department when you reach a goal to receive a prize. Receive prizes after reading 250, 500, 1000 & 1500 pages. At 2000 pages, receive a free book or a raffle ticket. Every 500 after 2000 receive a raffle ticket. 5000 page limit.

Last day to redeem prizes is July 31.

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Summer Reading is here, which means the WhoHQ books are about to fly off the shelves.  And we've made it easier than ever because we now have a WhoHQ section!  You'll find them at the end of the biography shelves.  The nonfiction books (the ones with Dewey Decimal numbers) are grouped together on


No, today is not National Anglerfish Day.  That is not a thing.  But yesterday's pair had me thinking about the ocean, and I realized I had another marine duo I could feature.


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
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
1000 Books Before Kindergarten with Beanstack
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