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Summer Reading Contests, Enrichment in PA, NJ, DE

Update: A Pennsylvania boy was named the Grand Prize winner in The Library of Congress Summer Writing Contest. Tyler Williams, who entered through Spring City Free Library in Chester County, wrote about the Harry Potter series on the theme of…

Narberth Author's Work Chosen for Pennsylvania One Book

Narberth, PA resident Zachariah OHora’s My Cousin Momo is this year’s Pennsylvania One Book, Every Young Child selection. The book, about a flying squirrel that isn’t what his cousins expect, will be used across the state to get preschoolers engaged…

Summer Reading List 2018

Picture Books Suggested grade level: PS–2 Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes; illus. by Gordon C. James (Millner/Bolden/Agate) 2018 Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Honors, Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award,…

Irresistible Reads for 2017

Prevent the dreaded summer slide and let your kids curl up with a cool lemonade and one of these books, suggested by children’s literature experts at The Horn Book.

Kids' Books: Oldies but Goodies

Reviews of kids' books on the Beatles, the International Telephony Spelling Alphabet, artist Frida Kahlo and the origins of cotton and fleece clothing.

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