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  • DePaul Book Club: My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks
    Posted on June 30, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Children of all ages love drawing portraits of their families.  In the book, My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks by Hanock Piven, a little girl moves from a paper and pencil drawing to portraits made from cookies, tuna…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Let’s Hear it for Almigal
    Posted on March 17, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Let’s Hear it for Almigal is a story about a spunky young girl with hearing loss.  Wendy Kupfer wrote the story based on her own daughter, Ali’s experiences.   In 1977, Ali was diagnosed with a profound hearing loss at 10…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Never Smile at a Monkey
    Posted on March 11, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Did you know you should never pet a platypus or badger a beaded lizard? In the book, Never Smile at a Monkey, Steve Jenkins writes about creatures large and small who may not seem so dangerous but can be deadly…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Here’s a Little Poem: A First Book of Poetry
    Posted on March 3, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters have collected more than 60 poems from a wide range of famous writers in their anthology, Here’s a Little Poem: A First Book of Poetry.  These delightful poems are grouped into chapters entitled; “Me,…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Animalia
    Posted on February 4, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Animalia, written and illustrated by Graeme Base, is a wild, witty and wonderfully written word book!  It is an alphabet book that goes far beyond the “A is for apple” format.  The author pairs creative alliterations with elaborate illustrations for…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: “Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems”
    Posted on January 28, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    As we continue to weather the frigid air, remember at least we don’t live in Antarctica!  Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems by Judy Sierra is a wonderful book to learn about the lives of penguins.  The book contains many…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: A Penguin Story
    Posted on January 21, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Winter has certainly arrived!  A fun book to read during the winter months is A Penguin Story by Antoinette Portis.  It is a story about a penguin whose world is white ice, black night and blue sea.  The little penguin…read more >>