Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in America, is an annual observance during the month of February. We've selected a small portion of our collection to showcase during this week's Friday Book Finds. The books feature history, stories, authors, and illustrators. Stop by the Children's Room to see and checkout an even broader selection of amazing books!
Have you heard about this year's award winning books? The American Library Association hosts the Youth Media Awards every year. The YMA's are where the Newbery and Caldecott books are announced as well as many other books that win awards for video, audiobook, African American author/illustrator, and so much more! The full list of award winners are available at I Love Libraries. Here is a small sampling of the newest award winners for 2015:
Tuesday Story Time with Miss Pippi is back for February and March! During our first week of stories we talked about penguins. We learned that there are ten different kinds of penguins and we got to practice our counting skills as we counting penguins jumping into the water. We also read about a penguin that befriended a pinecone.