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Children’s Lit Pick February 2017

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Book of the Month, Children's Literature | 0 comments

Every month we pick two books to spotlight, one picture book and one chapter book. Get 20% off these books for the entire month!       What Color is a Kiss? written by: Rocio Bonilla “Monica loves painting more than anything. She has painted a million things. Then she realizes there’s one thing she’s never painted before. What color is a kiss? She wonders. Is it red like spaghetti sauce? Green like the vegetables she doesn’t like?...

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2015 Black History Month

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Holidays/Events | 0 comments

In 1926, when Carter G. Woodson first established Negro History Week, he thought it would be important to have a theme to focus the public’s attention. 2015 will celebrate “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture.” Following the First World War society began to change. The Great War impacted all corners of the world and in the United States it sparked the beginning of a change in the way people acted. During this time of social change a door was opened for...

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Happy Birthday Dr. King

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Holidays/Events | 0 comments

  Born January 15th, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King Jr. would become the leader of a social revolution that would change the world. His actions would change the way people acted and reacted. His beliefs would drive him to lead a country in a new direction. His dream would be known worldwide and respected by leaders of nations. Rising above the violence and hatred Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would become an icon of a movement. “I have decided to stick...

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Black History Month 2014

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Holidays/Events | 0 comments

“Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise.” -Maya Angelou      Civil Rights Pioneers Bulletin Board Set {online only} During the month of February we have the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of African Americans who overcame prejudices to impact the world in historic ways. The United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom all devote a month to celebrate this history. In 1926, when...

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