Did you know March is Women's History Month? It's a great time to read about the exciting life stories of women who have changed history. You can find lots of great reading suggestions on the Women's Biographies book list. Which women are your heroes?
And believe it or not, Spring officially starts this month on March 20!
> > >March RIDDLE: Why is it so easy to weigh fish?
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After Aidan Cain’s grandmother dies, he runs away to Melstone House to live with Andrew Hope, a distant relative. Aidan and Andrew have magical abilities and can see things in the colorful enchanted glass window of the back door. The two discover that there are magical “counterparts” of people in the area, some good, and some evil. Things come to a head in a wild magical confrontation at the village Fete in this exciting fantasy novel.
292 pages author: Diana Wynne Jones genre: fiction
Thanks to Laura at Southdale Library for sharing with us!
Extraordinary Endangered Animals
Did you know that the blue whale is the biggest animal that has ever lived...even bigger than any dinosaur? Or that the maned wolf of South America isn't really a wolf? Learn more about these and many other amazing, strange, (and in some cases just plain weird) endangered animals in this fascinating book. You can spend hours looking at the incredible photographs, and also learn why these unique animals are important to our world, and what people can do to help protect them.
157 pages author: Sandrine Silhol genre: nonfiction
Thanks to Amy at Ridgedale Library for sharing with us!
What's your favorite Dr. Seuss book? Dr. Seuss (whose real name was Theodor Geisel) was born on March 2, 1904. You can discover many interesting facts about his life and books on the Seussville. website, plus play games and watch cool videos!
What's your story? Whether you love writing or telling stories, you will love First Pages for Kids programs about creating your own stories. Register today!
See you next month.
Amy, KidLinks Librarian
Hennepin County Library KidLinks
> > > Riddle ANSWER:
Because they have their own scales!
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