Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Get these "be creative" books in the Children's Dept.

The Dot by Peter Reynolds - Vashti fears that she cannot draw, and she is overwhelmed by the blank piece of paper in front of her. Her teacher knows better though and says to “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.” Vashti stabs a dot onto the paper, but then she takes that dot and sees where it leads her. ~Ms. Sara

Mama Does the Mambo
by Katherine Leiner
- Sofia, a young girl is the narrator of this story set in Havana, Cuba. After Papa dies, Mama stops dancing. Men line up to dance with Mama, but she knows just who the perfect dance partner is. You'll have to read this book to find out who does the mambo with Mama! ~Ms. Heather

Babar's Museum of Art
by Laurent de Brunhoff
- Babar and Celeste have decided to turn an old train station into an art museum! What a great place to house the royal art collection! The elephants stroll through looking at all of the amazing artwork, finding all sorts of characters and places. ~Ms. Candice

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