KID’S CORNER: Pup and Bear

KID’S CORNER: Pup and Bear

By Kate Banks,  Illustrated by Naoko Stoop Recommended for ages 4 – 8 “You are not my mother, said the wolf pup. I am not your mother, said the polar bear, but I can cuddle you and keep you safe.” During the ice melt that follows an Arctic winter, a wolf cub finds himself floating out to sea on a sheet of ice. He awakes lost and alone to an unfamiliar smell: Read more »
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November 15, 2017
KID’S CORNER: Top Elf

KID’S CORNER: Top Elf

By Caleb Huett Recommended for ages 9 – 12 Ollie and Celia are two elves off the shelves.  They think they know what the life of an elf is supposed to be like: Make toys and help Santa. Try out a new ice-cream flavor and help Santa. But Santa shakes up everything when he announces his unexpected plans for retirement with a challenge to any kid – Claus or elf – to Read more »
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November 15, 2017
kid’s corner: Nothing Rhymes with Orange

kid’s corner: Nothing Rhymes with Orange

By Adam Rex – Recommended Ages: 5 – 8 years If you are the fruit that nothing rhymes with, how does that make you feel? Well, it’s a little like being the one picked last for a team, except you never get picked. When a parade of fruit gets together to sing a song about how wonderful they are – and the song happens to rhyme – Orange can't help but Read more »
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September 13, 2017
The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen

By Hendrik Groen Hendrik Groen may be old, but he is far from dead and isn't planning to be buried any time soon. Technically speaking he is...elderly. But surely there is more to life at his age than weak tea and potted geraniums? Hendrik decides to chronicle his life in his care home in Amsterdam, revealing all its ups and downs – including his new endeavor, the Old-But-Not-Dead Club. And when Eefje Read more »
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September 13, 2017
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in the news New Shingles Vaccine More Effective than Current Vaccine
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 7:36PM

According to researchers at GlaxoSmithKline, a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix is far more effective to prevent the extremely painful read more »

Families First for MS Opens Resource Center in Canton
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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) recently held the grand opening of the Families First Resource Center read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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JACKSON, Miss. – During November, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi conducts an educational campaign targeting those with diabetes (approximately 373.000 read more »

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