Hear Diversity: 5 Audiobooks for Teens that Build Understanding, Not Walls

Diversity in audio is just as important as diversity in print. Kids and teens need to hear themselves in character dialogs and language just as much as they need to see themselves reflected in their print counterparts. Books on CD and downloadable audiobook format also provide accessibility for people with obstacles that prevent them from…
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The Woodmont Public Garden

The Woodmont Library is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its wildly successful public garden. Created in 2012 by Children’s Librarian Deborah Sandler, each year it just gets better and better. Thanks to this year’s Children’s Librarian Robin Howe, we are continuing the tradition. The peas and kale are ready and the strawberries are coming on…
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Love The 100? Try These Titles

Do you love the sci-fi action series The 100? Are you looking for something to tide you over until the premiere of season four? If so, read on for a list of books, movies and TV shows about space, survival and sci-fi adventure.     Battlestar Galactica The war with the Cylons (vengeful humanoid robots…
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On Beyond Tango

More than a decade ago a book was published and immediately got challenged, banned, insulted, refuted, restricted, and demonized.   That book was And Tango Makes Three, a sweet children's story based on true events in the penguin enclosure at New York's Central Park Zoo. Tango became the center of numerous censorship and culture war debates on…
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