Watch Out for Gators and Crocs!

Their scaly, green, and probably mean - check out these books about these two cool reptiles: Alligators and Crocodiles! Which one's which? Can you tell? Alligators by Adele Richardson Provides an introduction to alligators, discussing their characteristics, habitat, food, offspring, and dangers. Includes a range map, a life cycle diagram, and more facts. Snappsy the Alligator "Did…
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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Bugs don’t always bother and bite! Sometimes they have the best stories. Walter's Wonderful Web by Tim Hopgood A triangle? A square? A circle? Which shape will make the perfect web for Walter? Lucy Ladybug by Sharon King-Chai Born without spots, Lucy doesn’t fit in with all of the other ladybugs until she discovers another way to…
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Bunny Tales

Just in time for spring, here's a whole list of bunny books - so hop to it!   Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal A clever take on the age-old optical illusion: Is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it! A smart, simple story that will make readers of all…
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Celebrating the Beloved Children’s Author Patricia McKissack

Beloved children's author and St. Louis native Patricia McKissack passed away this past week at the age of 72. Three-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award for her books A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter, Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters, and Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, the latter…
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