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Great Graphic Novels for Tweens

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There is a lot of buzz around graphic novels and comics lately, especially with the rise in popularity of superhero movies. However, tons of creative graphic novels spanning multiple genres have come out in recent years for kids and tweens. Research shows that reading comics and graphic novels helps younger readers’ literacy skills, especially if they struggle with traditional… read more >>

First Chapters: Two Peas in a Pod

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The First Chapters book for the month of November is Two Peas in a Pod by Sarah Mlynowski. This is book number 11 in the Whatever After series. The first chapter of the book is called Too Bad, So Sad.  Abby is 99.9% sure she’ll be picked to be student leader of the school carnival.  Will she?  And what fairytale adventure awaits Abby and Jonah?  Call 330-259-3394 to… read more >>

First Chapters: The Rise of the Dragons

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First Chapters is designed for beginning chapter book readers.  Call 330-259-3394 to listen to one of our librarians read the beginning of a chapter book.  You can then borrow the book from the library, Overdrive,  the Libby app, the Hoopla app, or Curbside Pickup to finish reading it.  There is a new book every month.     The book this month is The Rise of the… read more >>

First Chapters: Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

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First Chapters is designed for beginning chapter book readers.  Call 330-259-3394 to listen to one of our librarians read the beginning of a chapter book.  You can then borrow the book from the library, Overdrive,  the Libby app, or Curbside Pickup to finish reading it.  There is a new book every month.     The book this month is Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective.  Join boy detective Leroy,… read more >>