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National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month Created by SCLSNJ Staff It's National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month so we’re showing off our farmer's market finds and gorgeous produce gardens. And let's talk veggies. Because veggies are good for you and oh so yummy! Believe it or not, our staff's favorite vegetable is broccoli! I ... read more about National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

“Hide” by Kiersten White

“Hide” by Kiersten White Review by Yvonne Selander, collection development librarian Fourteen contestants are driven to an abandoned amusement park to take part in an epic weeklong game of hide and seek – the winner wins a large cash prize that every contestant needs for one reason or another. Mack is sure she will ... read more about “Hide” by Kiersten White

For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: “The Blur” by Min Lê; illustrated by Dan Santat

For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: “The Blur” by Min Lê; illustrated by Dan Santat Review by Laura Frantz, collection development librarian Author Min Lê and illustrator Dan Santat team up again for a wonderful picture book that perfectly captures the whirlwind nature of childhood. A child is born and soon reveals such superhero-like traits ... read more about For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: “The Blur” by Min Lê; illustrated by Dan Santat

“Rainforest Opposites” by Erin Suzanne Kelly

“Rainforest Opposites” by Erin Suzanne Kelly Review by Amy Atzert, collection development librarian Today is World Rainforest Day. How should you celebrate? Well, that is easy — by checking out “Rainforest Opposites” of course! Young readers will enjoy the animal facts and bold colors. The author has added a fun twist by focusing on ... read more about “Rainforest Opposites” by Erin Suzanne Kelly

“Remarkably Bright Creatures” by Shelby Van Pelt

“Remarkably Bright Creatures” by Shelby Van Pelt Review by Yvonne Selander, collection development librarian I was sold on this book when I found out one of the main characters is an octopus. Octopi (octopuses?) are awesome creatures. I know some people are groaning about having an animal as a main character right about now ... read more about “Remarkably Bright Creatures” by Shelby Van Pelt

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