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Entries Tagged as 'Book Geek'

The Boxcar Children

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Author! Author!, Book Geek

The Alden kids turn 70 this year, whoa! Thank you, Gertrude Chandler Warner, et al.

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photo of the day

July 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Book Geek, Educational Web Sites, Libraries, Library Politics

(Photo by Steve Rawley) And here’s how one town turned an abandoned Walmart into a library. Right on! (Thanks to the Lipstick Librarian for that one.) – Ms. Nancy

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Best Book Title of the Day

June 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Book Geek

(Photo by Steve Rawley) And the award goes to… Raven Bramblebutt and the Feral Children

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Happy June!

June 4th, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Book Geek

These are our Mason Bees. To read more about beekeeping, check out your local library. (Photo by Steve Rawley)

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Please Support Multnomah County Libraries

April 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Book Geek, Library Politics

http://youtu.be/z6zRHgnyMYA

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reading list — Top Fifty Kids’ Books

April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Author! Author!, Book Geek

I love a good round-up, don’t you? These are the Top Fifty Kids’ Books of All Time (according to Time Out Kids). I see a number of my favorites on this list. How ’bout you? Happy reading to you. xo Ms. Nancy 50. Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming 49. My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Gannett [...]

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it’s a book igloo!

April 12th, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Book Geek

I think they designed this one just for me.

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Oscar winner: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011)

February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Book Geek

I love this! People are so creative, aren’t they? http://youtu.be/Adzywe9xeIU Happy Monday. – Ms. Nancy

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Illustrations for “Charlotte’s Web”

February 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Author! Author!, Book Geek

I never tire of these beautiful illustrations. Take a peek, and re-read the book, after that. Best, Ms. Nancy

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Million Books for Kids (free books for kids in need — Portland, Ore. area) and a call for volunteers

January 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Book Geek, Volunteering

(The free store will run through end of February, 2012. Wonderful idea; I hope others follow suit. — Ms. Nancy) Bridgeport Village Book Store – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Friends of the Children is proud to lead a new collaborative called the Million Books for Kids Project in the Portland Metropolitan area. Although the books will be [...]

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