This week, Amy reads the prologue and first 5 chapters of Ann Rinaldi’s The Redheaded Princess, read with the permission of HarperCollins. This is a historical young adult novel about the early years of Elizabeth, the daughter of King Henry VIII, who would later go on to become Queen Elizabeth I of England. From a young age, Elizabeth is surrounded by intrigue, romance, and religious conflict. Please note that this book provides a frank description of the social norms of … Read More
Beginning September 26 and each Saturday after that (weather permitting), we’ll be holding a book giveaway from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Look for the table in our parking lot! These books are FREE to the public and are yours to keep; donations are gladly accepted but not required. If you would like to make a donation by cash or check, please seal it in one of the envelopes provided and place the envelope in the metal book drop. The … Read More
Amy reads chapters 4 through 7 of the 1945 classic Pippi Longstocking, written by Astrid Lindgren, translated from Swedish by Florence Lamborn, and illustrated by Louis S. Glanzman. Read with permission from Penguin Group. In this part of the story, Pippi goes to school and doesn’t think much of it; tells tall tales; attempts to fly; and proves herself to be the world’s strongest girl.
Amy reads Abuelo, by Arthur Dorros with illustrations by Raúl Colón, published by HarperCollins and read with permission from HarperCollins. This is a story about a boy and his grandfather and the special bond they share. Afterwards, Amy demonstrates how to make a rocking horse from construction paper and a paper plate. You too can imagine yourself riding along the vast South American pampas.
Today, we’re presenting 6 short biographies from the book Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky. The portraits and art design in this book really pop off the page, and this video only gives you a glimpse of a few. To see and read the other 44 biographies we didn’t read here, give us a call at the library and set up a curbside pickup!