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Tweets from the Gerbils

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

A ver el mundo nos vamos! by Margaret Wise Brown for Preschoolers through 1st Grade
Who's Next Door? by Mayuko Kishira for Preschoolers through 2nd Grade
Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog by Luis Carlos Montalván, Bret Witter for Preschoolers through 4th Grade
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