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https://bannedbooksweek.org/
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Banned Books Week 2018

Banning Books Silences Stories A sure way to keep a society from freedom is to control its literature and media. Take a look at the lists of children’s and young adult books that have been contested in the past. I’m not saying that all children should read these books, but parents should make that determination...

Pearl and Jelly, Pearls for Pearl by Amber Heaton
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EVVY Winner

Many congratulations to Amber Heaton! Her debut picture book, Pearls for Pearl, won a Merit award in the children’s book category of the 2018 EVVY Awards. This is the 24th year of the annual contest recognizing excellence in independently published authors world wide, and is sponsored by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) and the CIPA Education...

Avoid Summer Learning Loss
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Avoid Summer Learning Loss

Many parents dread summer break because they have to find ways to entertain their children.  But did you know your child can actually loose some of the learning they have gained the previous year if they don’t have any education opportunities during the summer months? This is commonly known as summer reading loss, summer slide,...

Pearl’s Undersea Book Launch Party
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Pearl’s Undersea Book Launch Party

Amber Heaton is launching her new illustrated children’s book, Pearls for Pearl with an undersea party fit for a mermaid! Stop by the Bridgman Public Library (4460 Lake St, Bridgman MI) at noon to 1:30 on June 22nd to join the festivities.  Come dressed as your favorite undersea creature to participate in the costume contest....

Field of Poppies
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Memorial Day

While you enjoy the weekend, take a moment to remember our fallen heroes. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead.  Short days ago We lived, felt dawn,...