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Youth Poetry Review: What the Heart Knows by Joyce Sidman

Posted by: TracieP | Posted on: Apr 23 2014

What truths do you carry in your heart? Whimsical mixed-media paintings complement this gathering of finely crafted 29 poems that deftly combine wordplay, wisdom, solace, and inspiration. Noting that words have the power to change lives, this unique collection draws upon ancient oral traditions to offer chants, charms, blessings, spells, invocations, laments, and praise songs that capture the essence of modern life. As poet Joyce Sidman explains in the introduction, "Finding phrases to match the emotion inside us still brings an explosive, soaring joy.

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Baby and Toddler Storytime - Summer Adventurers!

Posted by: ChristyA | Posted on: Jun 11 2013

All summer long our Baby and Toddler Storytime focuses on traveling to exciting destinations both near and far.  Books, songs and rhymes explore different  languages, countries and cultures.