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Children’s Library Corner: Lionel and the Spy Next Door
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Apple Crisp So Easy Your Kids Will Make It
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Children’s Library Corner: Beetles Lightly Toasted

Children’s Library Corner: Lionel and the Spy Next Door

Ruhama is back with another great book suggestion!  This book is out of print so look for it in the library or online: Lionel and the Spy Next Door.

Seeing good books languish on the library shelves makes me sad, so I’ve come up with a few pairings to get you to try some of these ‘older’ titles, triggering your memory with something that’s considered a classic. Today’s offering is:

If you loved Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh, then you must try Lionel and the Spy Next Door by Linda Allen!

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Apple Crisp So Easy Your Kids Will Make It

 

This is my mom’s apple crisp recipe.  There is no peeling involved.  There are 5 ingredients that we don’t bother to measure (I’ve given approximate measures for this recipe), and — best of all — it can be done by an 8-year-old with minimal supervision.  My mother always served this on chili nights, but I think it goes equally well with pork chops.  Ice cream or whipped topping is a nice extra — but totally unnecessary. Read More

Children’s Library Corner: Beetles Lightly Toasted

Introducing our newest children/family literature expert: Ruhama Kordatzky Bahr. Yes, she is related to me being my sister-in-law. Even so, she is one of the most creative children’s librarians I have ever met. Instead of doing a newly released children’s book review, she wanted to bring to your attention excellent reads that have been overlooked. This month’s selection is Beetles Lightly Toasted.

Without further adieu, Ruhama.

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