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Top Dogs!

That’s right, I said top dogs.  On Monday, January 27, the American Library Association announced which titles took the prizes for the 2014 book awards!  The CRC already has several of these ready for checkout and the rest are on their way!  So come on in and see these literary champions for yourself!

Happy Fall and Happy Halloween!

This time of year is lots of fun and the CRC has tons of great books about Fall and Halloween that you can use to share the fun with others!  You can find many of these books sitting out on display so feel free to stop by and check some out!

Captivated!

                                                                                                    Alex and Nolan are enjoying one of the many books available through the Curriculum Resource Center.  Come on up to the second floor of the Jerome Library and browse the shelves or use our online catalog.  We have over 27,000 books ranging from PreK through young adult for your reading pleasure. You are sure to […]

Help Wanted!

Here at the CRC, we need YOUR help!! The Children’s Book Center’s Cooperative Services for Children’s Literature (CSCL) donates children’s picture books to the Curriculum Resource Center each year.  These books are given to the CSCL by reputable children’s book publishing companies.  We invite children, students, faculty and staff to write a book review on […]

Children’s Book Memories: The 90’s

     Thanks to a great assignment from the GSW classes, we’ve had a run on children’s titles that were popular in the 1990’s.  Some of the top picks this year have been: Anything by Dr. Seuss.  From the Grinch to Horton to Cat In the Hat, this generation has warm, fuzzy feelings about all things Seuss.  That or Seuss […]

Spooky, Scary Stories

  October is the perfect month for all things scary. Books are no exception.  Whether you like classic horror and vampires, magic, paranormal events, or ghost stories, the CRC has young adult/adult books for you. We have classics like Dracula and many newer titles. Come to the CRC soon to see our display of spooky, scary stories for young […]

Picturebooks with Audio Available Here

   Many of our books come with CDs.  Some CDs narrate the story, others have music that goes along, and one even has bird songs which go along with the illustrations.  Explore the world of sound to accompany the written text.  To find picture books with audio simply go to our catalog, keyword search audiobooks and stories, and […]

Buckeye Book Award Winners

The Buckeye Children’s Book Award Council has announced the winners of the 2011 Buckeye Children’s Book Award and the 2011 Teen Buckeye Award. These books were selected entirely by children, which distinguishes the Ohio awards from those of other states. The winners are: Grades K-2     Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton, ill. by Tom Lichtenheld       […]

YA Reads: Latino People and Cultures

Celebrate Latino people and cultures in the CRC this month! Our YA display features  a variety of writers from Isabel Allende to Julia Alvarez and Gary Soto.  Come in and find a new favorite.                                                                              

New Favorites to go with the Old

     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 […]

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