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Goddess Girls Book Series – A Review

Goddess Girls Book Series – A Review

    Goddess Girls by: Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams In the opinion of a thirteen year old, there is no better book series out there.  They are just that good.  In the opinion of a well versed senior (in high school)- the books are fantastic.  They really are very well written.  The mythology behind(…)

It’s Raining Fish and Spiders – Book Review and Giveaway

It’s Raining Fish and Spiders – Book Review and Giveaway

Emmy-Award winning meteorologist Bill Evans was in town last night at Books & Co. at The Greene and we had a chance to sit with him to talk about his new book, “It’s Raining Fish and Spiders.”  Junior Blogger, Hannah A. sat with Mr. Evans to talk about the first hand accounts of the world’s(…)

Alien Eyes and Moon Monkeys: It’s what’s for dinner

Alien Eyes and Moon Monkeys: It’s what’s for dinner

By Darci Jordan, Product Review Specialist ‘Tis Mommy’s favorite season and it is FULL of guilty pleasures: Brach’s Autumn Mix, pumpkin flavored ice cream, pumpkin shaped Reece Cups and Peppermint Patties, pumpkin spice Hershey’s Kisses, pumpkin flavored coffee … are you seeing a theme here? So why is it that Peppermint Patties and Reece Cups(…)

A counting book with bite!

A counting book with bite!

By Darci Jordan, Product Review Specialist There is a barrage of animated flicks in the movie theaters this haunting fall season, but is your Little Monster not quite ready to sit through Hotel Transylvania or Frankenweenie? Then how about a book? Author Jennifer Adams teamed up with illustrator Alison Oliver to put together a Little(…)

Be a Teen Reporter for Victoria Theatre Broadway Series

Be a Teen Reporter for Victoria Theatre Broadway Series

Do you have a teen that loves the theatre and loves to write?  The Victoria Theatre Association has a fantastic educational opportunity just for them! TEEN REPORTERS Application Due November 1, 2012 Teen Reporters review Premier Health Partners Broadway Series performances just like professional critics. Teens selected for this role will receive admission to Press(…)

A World of Foods & Fun with Your Kids

A World of Foods & Fun with Your Kids

I’m a children’s librarian, and I love to use books to introduce all kinds of topics with kids. A good story will not only entertain children, but can stir interest in what the story’s about, too. Some of those topics seem, well, unlikely as story ideas, but they can work quite nicely. For instance, how(…)