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BookWise for Feb. 1 February 5, 2007

Posted by mplibrary in weekly BookWise.

Bulldog Adventures
Someone has spotted our missing TWC bulldog, gone since December 2005!  He is having some grand adventures, it seems.  Click here to see, and check the blog frequently to see where else he appears.

 2007 Award Winners
Newbery Award:  The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, illustrated by Matt Phelan
Caldecott Award:  Flotsam by David Wiesner
Printz Award (Young Adult Literature):  American Born Chinese, a graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang
A complete list is here:  http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/news/2007/childrensbookawards.html

Cure for Information Overload
Follow this link for the cure.  Who says librarians don’t have a sense of humor?

What Ten Books Would You Take to a Desert Isle?
Go to the library’s BookWise Blog desert isle post and list the top ten books you’d want to take with you to a desert island.  Each person who posts a list can come choose a library button or magnet.

Quotation of the Week:
“Books may well be the only true magic.” Alice Hoffman, author of Practical Magic, Incantation, Turtle Moon, The Ice Queen, and many more.



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