The Greensboro Free Library was fortunate recently to receive a grant from the Books for Children Program of the Libri Foundation. The foundation is a nationwide organization which donates new, high quality hardcover children’s books to small, rural public libraries.
Our library received a total of 79 books with a total retail value of $1,401.36. Some of these books are new math & science books. Some of them are:
“Gideon and Otto” by Olivier Dunrea for Preschool – When Gideon the gosling loses his favorite toy, panic ensues as he searches everywhere for Otto. When Otto returns home, on the back of a turtle, all is once again right with the world.
“How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships” by Steve Jenkins for grades K-3 – In a book accessible enough for young readers but with enough information for older researchers, this books introduces the symbiotic relationship that exists between many unlikely animal pairs.
“Al Capone Does My Homework” by Gennifer Choldenko for grades 5-8 – When the family apartment burns down after his father’s promotion to associate warden, Moose Flanagan has a mystery to solve; Who did it?
Come to the library and check out one of these wonderful books or go to our catalog to find more.