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Parenting Resources

KPL staff-selected resources for parents and caregivers

Harry Potter Science

RSS Staff Picks: Books for Parents & Kids »

Harry Miller's Run

 Liam and his pal Jacksie are planning to run in the Junior Great North Run and they need to get their training in, but Liam’s elderly neighbor Harry needs some help this afternoon so he and his Mam stop by.  When Harry hears about Liam’s plan, does he have a story to tell!  This short, quirky illustrated novel doesn’t easily fit in a category, but it is caught in my mind.  The evocative language in Harry Miller’s Run is as compelling as the tale told. ...

 

Youth Media Award Winners
Youth Media Award Winners

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Global Reading Challenge
Global Reading Challenge

KPL’s Battle of the Books program

2017 Challenge titles are now available!





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Brainspace Magazine

Brainspace is a new addition to KPL's magazines for children 8 to 14 (or so). Brainspace is a all about interactivity with a variety of topics. There are articles and activities on a variety of topics, including one about NASA's OSIRIS-REx, the first spacecraft ever to travel to an asteroid to collect samples (launched in Fall 2016). The Winter 16/17 issue contains articles about math, history, space, music, geography, climate, biology, and the science of art. In addition, the Make It content offers templates to engineer unusual shaped boxes and a recipe for Oobleck, a non-Newtonian fluid named after the Dr. Seuss book Bartholomew and the Oobleck, of course....

 
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