A Wrinkle In Time

I was in fifth grade when I first learned that books had power.  Mrs. Jarrett read aloud to us every day after last recess.  It was near the beginning of the year as she was reading A Wrinkle In Time when a girl I didn't know very well raised her hand.  Mrs. Jarrett stopped reading…
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Banned Book Week: Where’s Waldo?

According to the American Library Association's website, Martin Handford's Where's Waldo was one of the top 100 most frequently challenged books between 1990 and 1999. As a kid in the 90's, I remember pouring over the Where's Waldo books on the floor in the living room with my younger brother.  Waldo was one of my brother's…
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Eid Mubarak!

This year Eid al-Adha, the second Islamic Eid holiday of the year, is observed September 1-3. To help you celebrate, or just learn a bit more about Eid, we've pulled together a list of titles for children and families here at ELPL. Find it here! Eid and Ramadan The Best Eid Ever Ramadan and Id-ul-Fitr…
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