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Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington tells the story of a young girl who has an apple farm.  Annie grows many kinds of apples, picks them, and then sells them in the city. She also makes different apple products like cider, muffins, and pies to sell. The sweet story alone is a good reason to … Read more…

What could be better than a beach read?

Special days at the beach are all about the people you share them with in Grandma, Tell Me If You Can written by Melinda Lancaster and illustrated by Michelle Podgorski. In today’s book selection, a young boy shares a special day at the beach with his grandma. He asks tons of questions and she always … Read more…

Can a day trip to the beach be saved?

No  beach close to you? Grandma solves that problem in a flash in Grandma’s Beach by Rosalind Beardshaw. In today’s Book Club selection, a little girl and her mom have planned the perfect day at the beach! And then mom gets called in to work. How does the day turn out when grandma comes to … Read more…

Flowers eat pizza?

Who would feed a flower pizza and cheeseburgers? In today’s Book Club selection, the action starts when Fran finds a flower pot with a little bitty green tip peeking out of the soil. In Fran’s Flower, written by Lisa Bruce and illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw, Fran tries to feed the tiny plant her favorite foods … Read more…

Can a small boy change the world?

Liam lives in a gray city.  Liam grows a garden and changes his whole city! Read about Liam and his adventure in The Curious Garden by Peter Brown.   In today’s Book Club selection, a young boy named Liam finds a tiny, struggling garden on an overhead train track in his very sad and dull … Read more…