Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Asheboro Public Library children's programs

Come "Catch the Reading Bug" with us at the Asheboro Public Library this summer.We have film programs, storytimes and schoolage programs each week through the first week in August. All our programs are free and open to the public. There are also some special events throughout the summer. Didgeridoo Down Under will be here on June 17th at 7:oo p.m. You can hear some didgeridoos being played and learn about Australia. Ronald McDonald will visit us on July 9th with his "Book Time with Ronald McDonald" program. Mark Daniel, "Magical Storyteller"will amaze us with his Catch the Reading Bug program on August 6th at 1:30 p.m. This program will take place at Asheboro Friends Meeting Fellowship Hall. The church is located at the corner of Main and Kivett streets in Asheboro.

Monday, February 04, 2008

New Children's Award Books

The American Library Association has named the children's award books for 2008.

Caldecott Award - The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Caldecott Honor Books - *Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story of the Underground
Railway by Kadir Nelson

*First the Egg by Laura Vacarro Seeger

*The Wall:Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sis

*Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willem

Newbery Award - Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!Voices From a Medieval Village by Laura Schlitz

Newbery Honor Books -*Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

*Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

*Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson

Coretta Scott King Award - Author Award - Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Author Honor Books - *November Blues by Sharon Draper

*Twelve Rounds to Glory by Charles R. Smith

Illustrator Award - Let It Shine by Ashley Bryan

Illustrator Honor - *The Secret Olivia Told Me by N. Joy

*Jazz On a Saturday Night by Leo and Diane Dillon

Steptoe New Talent Award - Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything In It

by Sundee T. Frazier