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2021 Rereads, Spring!

Hooray for Spring! Here you will find a small list of books I'm either currently re-reading or planning to read again throughout this season.

Charlotte's web

E. B. (Elwyn Brooks) White

jFICTION White, E. B.
Classics

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"I don't understand it. But for that matter I don't understand how a spider learned to spin a web in the first place. When the words appeared, everyone said they were a miracle. But nobody pointed out that the web itself is a miracle."
- Casey

An American sunrise : poems

Joy Harjo

811.6 /Harjo
Read Woke, Poetry

A stunning new volume from the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States, informed by her tribal history and connection to the land.

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Celebrate National Poetry Month! This collection is simply wonderful, I'm looking forward to finding and being found within it again.
- Casey

The little gardener : helping children connect with the natural world

Julie A. Cerny

635.083 /Cerny
Nonfiction, Gardening

The Little Gardener is an engaging illustrated guide for parents, grandparents, caregivers, and educators who want to help children explore the natural world through gardening. Part how-to, part teaching tool, and part inspiration, The Little Gardener is a thoughtful combination of detailed instructions, tips, anecdotes, and seasonal activities designed to connect gardeners to natural systems. With fun projects, useful charts, and creative journal prompts, The Little Gardener shows gardeners of all ages how to envision and build their garden together by making the process an adventure to be treasured, with much to learn along the way.

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This has been a great tool for getting excited about planning our family garden! Fun ideas for year-round projects mean I'll likely be back to this one seasonally.
- Casey

Baloney and friends

Greg Pizzoli

jREADER Pizzoli, Greg
Early Readers, Graphic Novels, Humor

"Meet Baloney! He's a pig. This book is about him. And also Peanut, his best friend. There's Bizz, too, of course. And Krabbit. He'd rather not be here, but what can you do?"--Provided by publisher.

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Baloney and Friends is absolutely hilarious. If you haven't picked this one up yet, I highly recommend it.
- Casey

Second space : new poems

Czesław Miłosz

891.85 /Milosz
Poetry

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I'll likely sit with Milosz more than once this spring. Maybe some of his larger collected works too.
- Casey

I love you, baby burrito

Angela Dominguez

jE Domingue
Picture Books, Read Woke

"From Pura Belpre honoree Angela Dominguez, Love You Baby Burrito is a modern classic picture book celebrating the act of swaddling a newborn into a baby burrito." -- Provided by publisher.

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Angela Dominguez's latest book is beyond adorable. Karen G. and I were "oohing" over it when it first came in. I can't wait to share it in Book Babies soon! Anyone who's ever burritoed a baby owes this one a read.
- Casey