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Miss Pippi
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January 21st, 2011
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I've tracked a total of rougly 8 hours complete. Not a big contender this year, just enjoying my time around books and book on tape.

I finished a lovely book last night - A Pearl Amoung Princes by Coleen Murtagh Paratore. Princes intrigue me and I picked it up because it looked like J-Fiction and not YA. But it is very apporpriate YA and not Juvenile Fiction. It's a light romance for everyone who loves a good princess and prince story. The author also included bits of classic nursery rhymes which I thought was delightful.

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Miss Pippi
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January 21st, 2011
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It's a great day to read! What books are you reading today?

I've been taking my time to read and enjoy this year's 48-Hour Book Challenge. I've been reading The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman and The Prophet of Yonwood by Jeanne DuPrau. I've also been enjoying Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow? by Beth Ann Ditkoff, M.D. It's a been fun and I'm looking forward to finishing these and starting many others.

Happy reading!

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Miss Pippi
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January 21st, 2011
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It's the 48-Hour Book Challenge sponsored by MotherReader! Get your books and start reading! It's going to be a blast! Let me know what you're reading. I would love to hear about your top reading picks. Good luck and happy reading (or listening)!

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Miss Pippi
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January 21st, 2011
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My friend Miss Ann is leaving! She will be missed, but we wish her good luck and good times at her new position.

In honor of Miss Ann and her new journey at the Kimberly Little Chute Public Library, here are some Pippi's Printing Picks that are her favorite books...

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Miss Pippi
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January 21st, 2011
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Summer is just around the corner! School's out and our Summer Reading program begins. We have some great books to read! Here are a few exciting titles from our Fiction section in the Children's Room...

The Secret Zoo by Bryan Chick

Megan Nowicki lives beside the zoo. One night, she spies monkeys going over the zoo walls and jumping onto the rooftops of her neighborhood!  They jump from house to house, searching for something. Weeks later, Megan disappears. It's now up to Megan's brother and her friends to solve the mystery of the zoo.

Nelly the Monster Sitter: Grerks, Squurms & Water Greeps by Kes Gray

Nelly isn't your average baby sitter. She's a monster sitter! She loves them all - scaly, spiky or slimy. It's not easy, but Nelly is up to the challenge.

The Buddy Files series by Dori Hillestad Butler

The Case of the Lost Boy - Book #1

King is a Golden Retriever on a mission. He's out to find his missing family. Along the way, he gets a new family that calls him - Buddy! What's a dog to do? If that's not all, part of his new family goes missing! So many mysteries in so little time.

The Mysterious Mr. Spines series by Jason Lethcoe

Wings - Book #1

Edward Macleod has an itch. It's on his back and he can't reach it. The itching gets worse and suddenly he sprouts wings! His teacher, Whiplash Scruggs, is not pleased and tries to cut off his wings with scissors. Mr. Spines comes to the rescue, but who is Mr. Spines!

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