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The Exquisite Corpse Adventure Revisted

Way back in September 2009 The Exquisite Corpse Adventure started… We thought it might be fun to go back and see how it ended. Here goes – 27 chapters later: Episode 1 – “ . . . Just Start Reading”

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Irma Black Award: The Finalists

The Irma Black Award committee has now chosen four finalists, and here they are in no particular order: “Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem,” by Mac Barnett “A Penguin Story,” by Antoinette Portis “Robot Zot!” by Jon Scieszka “Sergio

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Irma Black Award: The Semifinalists

The Irma Black Award committee is in full swing. Members have been discussing which sixteen books will make the final cut. At the moment the semifinal list stands at twenty, and here they are: 14 Cows for America, by Carmen

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The Exquisite Corpse Adventure

This post is from our Children’s Librarian, Lisa Von Drasek. The Exquisite Corpse Adventure is a project of The Center for the Book and The National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance. Have you ever heard of an Exquisite Corpse? It’s

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