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About Rita

I'm a children's librarian for Kent District Library in Michigan. I would love to someday write my own children's book, but I am keeping life simple these days by staying busy with family and work.
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1. Punk Farm (Hardcover)
    Author: Jarrett J. Krosoczka
    Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Ages 4-8 2/23/2008
Rita said: Love the illustrations and story!
tags: storytime , read , I recommend
65 Reviews  
2. Grumpy Bird (Hardcover)
    Author: Jeremy Tankard
    Illustrator: Jeremy Tankard
    Publisher: Scholastic Press
Ages 4-8 2/23/2008
Rita said: This is one of my new favorites. I have a small blue bird that I use with the story. The kids think it is hilarious!
tags: storytime , read , i recommend
300 Reviews  
3. The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Hardcover)
    Author: Brian Selznick
    Illustrator: Brian Selznick
    Publisher: Scholastic Press
Ages 9-12 2/23/2008
Rita said: I was happy to see that this book won the Caldecott. It was fantastic. I was worried kids would be put off because of the size of the book, but once I show them how many really cool pictures there a...more
tags: Caldecott Award , I recommend
15,919 Reviews  
4. The Wednesday Wars (Hardcover)
    Author: Gary D. Schmidt
    Publisher: Clarion Books
Young Adults 2/23/2008
Rita said: I loved the characters in this book. It could also be a great way to trick kids into reading Shakespeare!
tags: Newbery Honor , Shakespeare , , I recommend , I read
6,493 Reviews  
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