In January, we will read I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 by Lauren Tarshis. February 13, 2018 pm - pm Add to Calendar Oshtemo Branch 7265 West Main, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Kalamazoo Public Library Organized in 1860 and opened to the general public in 1872, Kalamazoo Public Library now serves a district population of 119,000 through five locations plus multiple outreach ventures.
Magical shenanigans abound as the story celebrates individuality, self-acceptance, and tolerance, encapsulated in Aunt Margo’s advice: “Just be who you are, not who you think you should be.” –Margaret Check it out… Hilo doesn’t know where he came from or what he’s doing on Earth. Ranger thinks his job is done, but the Oregon Trail can be dangerous, and the Abbotts need Ranger’s help more than they realize! by Judith Viorst Lulu has put her tantrum-throwing days behind her.
by John Himmelman Young rabbit Isabel is known as Bunjitsu Bunny for her proficiency in martial arts class. (Or why going to school in only your underwear is a bad idea! But what if Hilo wasn’t the only thing to fall to our planet? That is, until her parents announce that they are going on vacation—WITHOUT LULU.
Although she can throw farther, kick higher, and hit harder than anyone else at school, Isabel, never hurts another creature–unless she has to. Not only that, but they are leaving her with the formidable Ms.
Himmelman’s thirteen short, generously illustrated chapters relate Isabel’s adventures as she demonstrates that “bunjitsu is not just about kicking, hitting, and throwing…it is about finding ways NOT to kick, hit, and throw.” –Margaret Check it out… Sonia Sofia Solinsky, who says hello by bellowing, “The Eagle has landed,” and smiles at you with the kind of smile that an alligator might give you before eating you for dinner. and its downs—a room called Otis, the hotel elevator.
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