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BOOKS: Action, adventure and the power of peas

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

In “Lunch Lady and the Schoolwide Scuffle,” by Jarrett Krosoczka, the problem is more than a scuffle.

It starts with the new superintendent. She melts down the playground equipment, makes kids run on treadmills in gym class and has fired Lunch Lad…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BOOKS: Action, adventure and the power of peas

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

In “Lunch Lady and the Schoolwide Scuffle,” by Jarrett Krosoczka, the problem is more than a scuffle.

It starts with the new superintendent. She melts down the playground equipment, makes kids run on treadmills in gym class and has fired Lunch Lad…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BOOKS: Mother-child bond explored in ‘Mama’s Day with Little Gray’

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

“When I grow up, will you grow down?”

In “Mama’s Day with Little Gray,” by Aimee Reid, a young elephant asks his mother this unusual question.

With common sense, Mama replies: “When you grow big, I may look smaller.” But Little Gray’s plans go …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BOOKS: Mother-child bond explored in ‘Mama’s Day with Little Gray’

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

“When I grow up, will you grow down?”

In “Mama’s Day with Little Gray,” by Aimee Reid, a young elephant asks his mother this unusual question.

With common sense, Mama replies: “When you grow big, I may look smaller.” But Little Gray’s plans go …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Treasury of theological knowledge: Assumption Abbey library’s collection at more than 80,000, including rare books

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — Assumption Abbey librarian Brother Michael Taffe reaches for a random book among the rare books stored in the Abbey’s library office.

The book is the writings of St. Ephrem, published in both Latin and Greek during the year 1682. …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Treasury of theological knowledge: Assumption Abbey library’s collection at more than 80,000, including rare books

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — Assumption Abbey librarian Brother Michael Taffe reaches for a random book among the rare books stored in the Abbey’s library office.

The book is the writings of St. Ephrem, published in both Latin and Greek during the year 1682. …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PHOTO: Doughtnuts with Dad book fair

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Longfellow Elementary School in Mitchell had doughnuts for students and their dads as part of the Scholastic Book Fair….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

New books available at Mitchell Public Library

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

The following new books are available at Mitchell Public Library.

FICTION: “Mirage,” Clive Cussler; “Fallen Women,” Sandra Dallas; “The October List,” Jeffery Deaver; “Outlaw,” Ted Dekker; “Blackmore,” Julianne Donaldson; “Edenbrooke,” Julianne Do…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BOOK: Siria follows the sirens in serious tale

January 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jean Patrick

Republic Book Columnist

Each time Siria hears a siren, she sneaks down her apartment building’s fire escape and chases the trucks. Siria’s pop is a fireman.

“Winter Sky,” by Patricia Reilly Giff, follows 11-year-old S…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BOOK: True story of eight dolphins’ survival told in disjointed but moving book

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jean Patrick

Republic Book Columnist

More than eight years have passed since Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast. However, the stories are still with us.

“Eight Dolphins of Katrina” follows the story of the dolphins and trai…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com