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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Authors Present at Washington Public Library

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.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Yet Another Way to Get Readers Into 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. 

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Monday 07/21/2014
"The Boy on the Wooden Box," Strong, Inspiring Read

“The Boy on the Wooden Box” tells the story of Leon Leyson and his experiences as a young Jewish boy during World War II.

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Friday 07/18/2014
Weekend Read, "The Elephant Company"

“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.

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Thursday 07/17/2014
"The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains," Quirky, Dark and Mysterious

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.

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Chris Stuckenschneider of MO Books

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.