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January 21st, 2011
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Good-bye, Jon Scieszka!

Welcome, Katherine Paterson!

The Library of Congress announced today that we have a new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Congratulations to our friend Katherine! Come on in and celebrate with a one of her books. To see a full list of Paterson's works, visit her online library.

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January 21st, 2011
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Jon Scieszka is now retired from his post as National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

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January 21st, 2011
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Non-Fiction contains more than science, history, biographies, jokes, facts and activities. The 398's are full of fairytales and folktales! It's a great place to find classic stories by Hans Christian Andersen or the Brothers Grimm. You can also find treasures from authors all over the world!

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January 21st, 2011
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With so much technology it's easy to follow people around the world. You can follow them on their website, blog, facebook, twitter, flickr and so much more! Did you know before there was an internet, people would follow stories in books? A classic follow along story is Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson.

Since Harold's debut in 1955 other authors and illustrators continued the trend. More follow along stories include...

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January 21st, 2011
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Thank you for providing 40 years of edu-tainment!

What is edu-tainment? It is entertainment with educational elements.

Many new faces appear on Sesame Street from year to year, but many puppets, actors and actresses have been a part of Sesame Street from the beginning in 1969. Congratulations on a job well done!

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