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  • 12.19.2014

    Nothing Scheduled

    I use a Page-A-Day calendar. Every morning I'm in my office, I rip off yesterday's words of wisdom in anticipation of what's next. During a week that I've had something scheduled every day, today's inspirational quote is especially appropriate.

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  • 12.18.2014

    Tissue Box Novels

    I'm the kind of girl who cries during Hallmark commercials. I even cried on the first night of The Librarians. (But really, how could I not?) Enter a great story with characters who grab your heart, and I better have the tissue boxes close at hand.

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  • 12.17.2014

    Norman Bridwell

    Norman Bridwell, creator of more than 150 titles starring the iconic Clifford the Big Red Dog, died on Martha's Vineyard on Friday, December 12. He was 86.

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  • 12.16.2014

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Characters with Tough Choices

    We all make difficult choices. Some are harder than others. In the following selections by the editors at Junior Library Guild, kids fight with their siblings, adjust to parents with chronic illnesses, and fight racial prejudice. Sharing these titles with your readers will give them a chance to see that they are not alone.

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This Month's Books

Latest JLG Activity

  • 20 Dec

    A Library in Cincinnati, OH purchased 13 books.

  • 20 Dec

    A Public Library in Galesville, WI purchased 1 book.

  • 19 Dec

    A Public Library in Geneva, IN renewed 8 levels.