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News from the Gerbils

  • Well, we didn't do too well in our predictions of Newbery and Caldecott winners this year. We gave the Caldecott to Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen.  In real life Sam and Dave were a Caldecott honor book but the...

  • The winner of the Youth Services Department's Mock Caldecott vote was Sam & Dave Dig a Hole.


    sam and dave dig a hole


New Book Reviews

The Devil's Intern by Donna Hosie for 6th Grade through 8th Grade
Henry Holton Takes the Ice by Sandra Bradley for Preschoolers through 1st Grade
Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett for Preschoolers through Adults
Hank Has a Dream by Rebecca Dudley for Preschoolers through 2nd Grade
The Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni for 5th Grade through 8th Grade
The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf and Grandma by Diane Fox, Christyan Fox for Preschoolers through 3rd Grade