March 2013

These are the books the Children's Area staff reviewed in March 2013. Click on the "check the catalog" link to see if the book is available. If it isn't, ask a librarian to put it on hold for you.

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Spring Is Here

  • By Will Hillenbrand
  • Call number: JE HILLENBR
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  • Recommended for ages: Preschool-Grade 2

Mole woke up. He wondered if spring was here. He went outside. Squish, squish, squish went the mud. "Spring is here," said Mole. "I must wake up Bear." Mole tried to wake up Bear. He tried and tried, but he just couldn't get Bear to wake up. Finally, he had a great idea. He knew just what to do to wake Bear up. Read Spring Is Here and find out how Mole gets Bear to wake up for spring.

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This Moose Belongs to Me

A charming book about friendship and compromise, This Moose Belongs to Me tells the story of Wilfred's attempts to teach "Marcel" the moose how to be a good pet and what happens when Wilfred learns that this moose may not belong to him after all. This Moose Belongs to Me is clever, heartwarming, and wonderfully illustrated. Fans of funny books, books about pets, and unique illustrations will enjoy it, as well as fans of Oliver Jeffers's other books.

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