Kids & Families

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New Books for Kids @ the Library

Picture Books

Kids Fiction

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Pooches and Pages, our reading to therapy dogs program in partnership with Compassionate Canines, will be returning for the 2015-2016 school year. Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to sign up for a 15-minute reading slot. What a fun (and furry) way to improve reading skills! The program will be held on the third Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m.-noon in Little Chute, and registration is now open for September 19, October 17, and November 21. Stop by either location or call 788-7825 to register. You may sign up for more than one month at a time. Dogs love a good story, so be sure to reserve your “Spot” soon! 

Check out the latest reviews from the Books to Hoot About! blog on InfoSoup.

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Title: The Watermelon Seed

Author: Greg Pizzoli

Review by: Kelly, Weyauwega Public Library

This was a very fun book for story time.  I had a very reluctant participant who came to my story time.  But, by the time I had shown the cover of the book and mentioned that I didn't realize crocodiles liked watermelons, I had him looking, laughing, and reacting to the story.  It was fun to mimic the crocodile throughout the story, and my new little friend just loved...

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Title: Ragweed's Farm Dog Handbook

Author: Ann Vittur Kennedy

Review by: Ann H., Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library

I was so delighted by this funny picture book that I brought it home and had my husband and high school and college age kids read it. The illustrations add the right amount of comical touch to the story. I had a smile on my face throughout the whole story and laughed out loud at certain pages (the one about grass...

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Title: The Silly Scarecrow

Author: Danielle Denega

Review by: Kelly, Weyauwega Public Library

This was a great book because it is a story with Clifford the Big Red Dog as a puppy. Children love the character of Clifford. A friend of Clifford's told him to watch out for the monster of the fields of Mountainview Farms.  So, when Emily Elizabeth and her family go to Mountainview Farms, naturally, Clifford is very scared.  But he...