Arbor Day is quickly approaching and many teaching opportunities go along with it. We have many resources about trees and one new book in particular that I am really excited about. It is called We Planted a Tree by Diane Muldrow and illustrated by Bob Staake. It is available at juv M954w.
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Goodnight Moon received many mentions as a much loved book in our recent National Library Week survey. While Goodnight Moon will never go out of favor, I suggest checking out a new book by Heather Vogel Frederick and Amy Schwartz, Babyberry Pie. Like Goodnight Moon, Babyberry Pie is a sweet, soothing getting-ready-to-sleep rhyming story that children will want to hear over and over. Babyberry Pie can be found at JUV F852b.
During National Library we we asked our patrons to name their favorite children’s book. We discovered that many of you love the same titles such as Love You Forever by Robert Munsch and anything by Dr. Seuss. But we were also delighted to see a few newer titles, like the Pigeon books by Mo Willems and the very funny Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen. …
Having two best friends can be hard work. Professional counselor Elizabeth Brokamp writes about the joys and pitfalls of little girls navigating friendship. Who gets picked when asked to pair up? Who gets invited when only one guest is allowed? When two fight, one gets stuck in the middle. Also included are many thoughtful questions to discuss with girls as they consider the story. An excellent resource for school counselors and elementary teachers. Our copy is located at JUV B8671c.
*Click on the Above Title* Curious about what it takes to be a librarian? come to our informal get-together next Tuesday, April 12 and chat with some BGSU librarians about a career in libraries. It’s more exciting than it looks! Comfortable shoes optional. All majors welcome.