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Carolyn Mueller, left, author of “Lily, A True Story of Courage and the Joplin Tornado,” and Don Corrigan, author of “Show-Me Nature’s Wrath” made a joint presentation on Tuesday, July 22, at Washington Public Library. Following their presentations, and a question and answer time, the writers signed copies of their books.
Little Free Libraries are popping up across the country like mushrooms after a spring rain. On a recent visit to Madison, Wisconsin, this one was spotted in a yard along the lake loop of the Capital City Bike Loop Trail. There were many more as well, all creatively designed.
“The Boy on the Wooden Box” tells the story of Leon Leyson and his experiences as a young Jewish boy during World War II.
“The Elephant Company,” by Vicki Constantine Croke, details the life of a man with a passionate love and ability to communicate with elephants. His work with the animals led to the formation of a unique unit that helped defeat the Japanese in Burma in World War II, and save the lives of refugees.
MO Books welcomes its newest reviewer, Nelson Appell, who you’ll often find behind the circulation desk at Washington Public Library. Nelson enjoys fantasy and non-fiction, but he’s open to any genre, if it’s well written.
No matter what the time of day or night, you'll find Chris Stuckenschneider paging through the latest novel or immersed in a stack of picture books for Book Buzz consideration. A longtime literacy advocate, Chris will keep you in the know about books. Page on with The Missourian's book editor--news, reviews and more for book lovers of all ages. To read her blog entries, click HERE.