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    Just My Type

    Posted on 1/29/2014 by David Reynolds in Just My Type

    Helvetica, Arial, Times New Roman. No, these are not names of luxury hotels suites; they are the names of some of the most popular and important typeface fonts that you have seen everyday while typing a paper, shopping and reading the newspaper or magazine. What could be an uninteresting dry read is quite the opposite and you will see typeface fonts differently in this well researched entertaining book.

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    Go Away, Big Green Monster!

    Posted on 10/28/2013 by Annisha Jeffries in Go Away Big Green Monster!

    Go Away, Big Green Monster! absolutely engages young children. If you don't believe me, read it to a group of preschoolers. This book is about taking apart a monsters scary features with each turn of the page, until the last page his face disappears. The design of the book is cut out pages with bright colors behind a black background that overlap to create a hideous looking monster. There might be thrills and chills in the beginning of the story but by the end, its the monster that will be out of the picture and the book forever....or until he is told that he can come back.

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    The One and Only Ivan

    Posted on 5/16/2013 by David Reynolds in The one and only Ivan

    Winner of the 2013 Newbery Award which honors the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. This is a touching tale of Ivan, a silverback gorilla who has lived for years in a run down circus-themed mall, the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade. He has grown accustomed to humans, watching them through the glass walls of his domain. Then he meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall as a main attraction, soon Ivan realizes that Exit 8 is not the best place for a baby elephant to be raised, so he decides that he must find a better life for Ruby. I guarantee that you will laugh, cry and cheer for the one and only Ivan.

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    Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore / Robin Sloan.

    Posted on 12/27/2012 by SuperUser Account in Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore / Robin Sloan.

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    Annisha Jeffries
    Head of Youth Services at Main Library

    Favorite genres: Loves reading all genres, but children’s books are #1
    You might find her: Working tirelessly to instill a love of reading in children and teens in Cleveland