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December 7, 2007

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January 8: AMERICAN BORN CHINESE by Gene Luen Yang. Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture.

The Loft @ Maring Hunt from 5-6 pm

February 12: THE SKIN I’M IN  by Sharon Flake. Thirteen-year-old Maleeka, uncomfortable because her skin is extremely dark, meets a new teacher with a birthmark on her face and makes some discoveries about how to love who she is and what she looks like.

@ Conley Library from 5-6 pm

March 11: SHARK GIRL by Kelly Bingham. After a shark attack causes the amputation of her right arm, fifteen-year-old Jane, an aspiring artist, struggles to come to terms with her loss and the changes it imposes on her day-to-day life and her plans for the future.

@ Carnegie Library from 5-6 pm

April 8: Feed by M.T. Anderson. Feeds are a crucial part of life for Titus and his friends. After all, how else would they know where to party on the moon, how to get bargains at Weatherbee & Crotch, or how to accessorize the mysterious lesions everyone’s been getting? But then Titus meets Violet-a girl who decides to fight the feed.

@ Kennedy Library from 5-6 pm

Children’s Book Week November 12-18, 2007

November 7, 2007

Friends share the Grinch          Puppet Play          Young Reader with The Owl and the Moon    Kids with Mr. Wiggle toy  Friends reading the Grinch  Friends sharing the Grinch Austin checks out a big book  Book Week  Readers Theatre at the Library

Join us for these fun activities to celebrate this annual event!

  • Children pre-school – 5th grade, check out a book between November 12th and November 18th and enter your name in the drawing to win a prize.*  (One entry per day, please)

  • Storybook Scavenger Hunt: Visit Maring-Hunt Children’s Room to find famous book characters and receive a treat. 

  • Storybook Coloring Showcase: Visit the library and color a famous book character.  Coloring pages can be displayed in the library or taken home.* 

  • Drop-in crafts:  Drop in @ Maring-Hunt Library and join us for some fun crafts

*Excluding Kennedy @ Riley

Captain Underpants Party! On Thursday, November 15th, from 4-5:30, Maring-Hunt is having a Captain Underpants party for children in grades 1-5. Come join us, and enjoy a great book, fun crafts and exciting activities! Call to register at 765.741.5151, or go here.

Dav Pilkey is the author of the Captain Underpants series and other books. Check out more of his books from MPL!

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