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July, 2016

B-P Summer Book Club: Eleanor & Park (Gr. 9-12)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection, “Eleanor & Park,” by Rainbow Royell, is recommended for high school students. This is the story of two 16-year-olds who are smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but who will always continue to try. Set over the course of a school year, “Eleanor & Park” received a 2013 GoodReads […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Number the Stars (Gr. 7-8)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Number the Stars,” by Lois Lowry. This book is recommended for students entering seventh or eighth grade. Annemarie Johnson and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think about life before World War II. It’s now 1943 and their life is filled with food shortages, school and the Nazi soldiers marching through […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Awkward (Gr. 5-6)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Awkward,” written by Svetlana Chmakova. It is recommended for students entering fifth and sixth grade. Peppi is entering middle school and tries to remember the two basic rules: Don’t get noticed by the mean kids and seek out groups with similar interests. When Peppi trips into a quiet […]

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Registration open for Before and After School programs

Registration open for Before and After School programs

Parents of children who will be in pre-K through grade 5 this fall are invited to register their children for B-P’s Before School and After School programs.

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B-P Summer Book Club: Each Little Bird that Sings (Gr. 3-4)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Each Little Bird that Sings,” by Deborah Wiles. This book is recommended for students entering third or fourth grade. Comfort Snowberger is just 10 years old and has been to more than two hundred funerals. That’s not really a surprise considering her family runs the town funeral parlor. As […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon (Gr. 1-2)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club Selection is “And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon,” by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel. It is recommended for students entering first or second grade. Every night, Dish and Spoon run away, and every night they return — until tonight. Where could they be? This rhyme can’t go […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: A Bad Case of Stripes (Pre-K/K)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “A Bad Case of Stripes.” It is written by David Shannon and is recommended for students entering pre-K or kindergarten. Camilla Cream really loves lima beans. She never eats them, though, because her friends in her class do not like them. Camilla is worried about what other people […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Little Quack (Preschool)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Little Quack,” written by Lauren Thompson and illustrated by Derek Anderson. It is recommended for preschool-age children. Little Quack is a duck out of water. His siblings know how to splash their way into the pond, but Little Quack is left alone on the shore. He wants to join his family […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: Water for Elephants (Gr. 9-12)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Club selection is “Water for Elephants.” It is written by Sara Gruen and is recommended for students entering grades 9-12. Jacob Jankowski is poor orphan boy, until he jumps a freight train and transforms his future. The next morning, Jacob receives a job with the Flying Squadron of the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular […]

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B-P Summer Book Club: I Kill the Mockingbird (Gr. 7-8)

Today’s B-P Summer Book Cub selection is “I Kill the Mockingbird.” It is written by Paul Acampora and is recommended for students entering seventh or eighth grade. When Lucy, Elena and Michael receive their summer reading list, they are excited to see that “To Kill a Mockingbird” is listed. However, not all of their classmates […]

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