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Shannon Miller is Associate Professor of English at Temple University and the author of Invested with Meaning: The Raleigh Circle in the New World, also published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
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The Thing About Bees
A Love Letter
Shabazz Larkin - Aug 01, 2019
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A LOVE POEM FROM A FATHER TO HIS TWO SONS, AND A TRIBUTE TO THE BEES THAT POLLINATE THE FOODS WE LOVE TO EAT. "Sometimes bees can be a bit rude. They fly in your face and prance on your food." And yet... without bees, we might not have strawberries for shortcakes or avocados for tacos! Shabazz Larkin's The Thing About Bees is a Norman Rockwell-insp...
Shannon Miller
Aug 02, 2020
I am in love with this beautiful new @ReadersToEaters picture book from author and dad @ShabazzLarkin 🐝❤️ It’s a love poem to his two sons about the beauty of bees and the way he conquered his own fear of them. I can’t wait to share this with our readers at #Vanmeter 😊     source
The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate - Jan 06, 2015
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Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly ever thinks about it at all.Instead, Ivan thinks about TV shows he’s seen and about his friends Stella, an elderly elephan...
Shannon Miller
Aug 01, 2020
Can’t even wait fir the movie of one of our favorite books by @kaaauthor ❤️     source
Your Name Is a Song
Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow - Jul 07, 2020
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Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl's mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk home through the city. Empowered by th...
Shannon Miller
Jul 14, 2020
This wonderful new picture book, Your Name Is A Song, is the perfect way to start the school year while sharing our names and the uniqueness, history and magic behind everyone’s name. 😊 Thank you @innovativepress for bringing our readers such a beautiful book. ❤️ #kidlit     source
Little Sock
Kia Heise - Aug 15, 2019
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Little Sock is tired of his routine. Day after day, it's the same old thing. He gets worn, he gets dirty, and he gets washed. Nothing ever changes. The other socks in the drawer don't seem to mind but Little Sock wants something different. He has heard of a place, Sock City, where everything is new and exciting, so one night he makes his escape fro...
Shannon Miller
Jul 08, 2019
New post about one of my favorite new books! Little Sock by Kia Heise and Chris Park....A sweet new picture book from @SleepingBearBks for every reader and library. <3 #tlchat #futurereadylibs #kidlit #kidlitart #iowatl     source
Butterflies on the First Day of School
Annie Silvestro - May 07, 2019
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The first day of school is exciting—but it can be scary, too! Meet Rosie, a brand-new student who just happens to have butterflies in her stomach.  “Silvestro and Chen take a common figure of speech and transform it, literally, into a lovely expression of a universal experience.” —Kirkus“A cheering first-day story.” —Publishers Weekly Rosie can’t w...
Shannon Miller
Jul 07, 2019
This is so sweet and what a wonderful book to kick off the first day of school! ❤️🦋I know our readers would love this one at @vanmeterschools 😊     source