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Ms. Wendy's Favorite Authors

Ms. Wendy's Favorite Authors

Here are just a few of my absolute favorite authors who write children's books. Check out one of their picture books today!Oliver JeffersOliver Jeffers makes art and tells stories. His books have won...

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100 Books to Read Before College Challenge

100 Books to Read Before College Challenge

Want to earn prizes for reading books?Look no further! The teen librarians at the Saline County Library have developed the 100 Books to Read Before College Challenge for teens from 7th to 12th gr...

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The Most Famous Fictional Places We Wish We Could Visit

The Most Famous Fictional Places We Wish We Could Visit

One of the best things about fiction is that you are transported to fantasy worlds where you can study with wizards, befriend hobbits and steal Vibranium (which we don’t recommend). Below are some of...

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Summer Reads for Tweens

Summer Reads for Tweens

Check out one of these great reads about summer!The Penderwicks: a summer tale of four sisters, two rabbits, and a very interesting boy by BirdsallWhile vacationing with their widowed father in the Be...

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Beginning Chapter Books Below AR Level 4.0

Beginning Chapter Books Below AR Level 4.0

Is your child ready to start reading chapter books? Take a look at some of our awesome titles for kids reading between AR level 2.1 and 3.8. At the Benton location these books can be found in our Firs...

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Great Sci-fi and Dystopian Titles for Tweens

Great Sci-fi and Dystopian Titles for Tweens

Zombie Baseball Beatdown by BacigalupiWhile practicing for their next baseball game, thirteen-year-old friends Rabi, Miguel, and Joe discover that the nefarious activities of the Delbe, Iowa, meatpack...

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