Friday, May 25, 2012
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Remember Cousin Geri from the NBC sitcom The Facts of Life? Now Geri Jewell shares with us her book, I'm Walking as Straight as I Can. It's a memoir of her struggle not only with cerebral palsy but also with her sexuality. She talks about her traumatic birth to her rise to stardom and her fall to rock bottom. This inspiring story is told with grace and humor.
Want to check it out? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
In the amazing book, Wonderstruck, two independent stories are told--Ben's in words, Rose's in pictures. Ben is a boy who just lost his mother to a car accident and longs for the father he never knew. When Ben has an accident of his own, he becomes deaf in one ear. Rose is also deaf, but her story starts fifty years before Ben's. How do their stories become intertwined? Pick up the book and find out!
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Monday, May 21, 2012
Looking for an app to help children with their fine motor skills? Chalk Walk is a fun, drawing app that will help children to develop the pincer grip. This app can help prepare kids for the pencil-and-paper tasks they encounter in school.
Want to learn more about it? Visit: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chalk-walk/id517669317?mt=8