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Donate Children’s Books to Hurricane Matthew Victims

From our friends at the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources: Raleigh—While many household items and family treasures have been lost to Hurricane Matthew, books can help children of all ages escape for a bit from the storm’s tremendous devastation. The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, in partnership with the North […]

Introducing Zoozil

Book lovers of a certain age may remember the “Choose Your Own Adventure” series, where, at certain points in the narrative, readers were given the option to make decisions that affected the outcome of the story. We’d come upon a cliffhanger, and the book would offer options to turn to one page or another. Some […]

RIP Else Holmelund Minarik

Else Holmelund Minarik passed away last week at the age of 91. A resident of Sunset Beach, North Carolina, Minarik was the author of the “Little Bear” series of children’s books. In 1997, the New York Times named her debut, Little Bear, one of the best children’s books of the past half-century. Prior to publishing, […]