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Read in Ned: Song of the Dodo

aspencat.info SONG OF THE DODO The science in the book is fascinating, the scientists even more so. Did you know that Darwin sat on his theory of evolution for years and that he was prompted to publish his work by the threat of a contemporary who was going to go public with a similar theory? ...by Jay Mann
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George and Lizzie and Libby and Cathy

aspencat.info GEORGE AND LIZZIE and LIBBY AND CATHY I discovered a zippy new app called Libby, which makes it extremely easy to search for and browse ebooks and audiobooks in Nederland’s Overdrive inventory as well as to access other libraries’ Overdrive inventories. ...by Cathy Grace
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Read in Ned: On the Road

aspencat.info ON THE ROAD Long before it was accepted as a literary form, the travelogue was borne out of the universal desire for bragging rights: to let others know of our quests and the ground covered, the sights seen and the wonders encountered. ...by Tom Lambrecht
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Read in Ned: Delighting in a Full Reading List

aspencat.info SHARING SOME RECOMMENDATIONS over the past few weeks, my reading list has swelled. I get my reading choices from a variety of sources: the New Yorker magazine’s interviews with authors and book reviews, books that look interesting to me as they cross the NCL circulation desk, and books that patrons come in saying is “the best book I’ve read in a very long time.” ...by Roberta Brown-Jones
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Read in Ned: Celebrate Your Freedom to Read

aspencat.info CELEBRATE YOUR FREEDOM TO READ September is Banned Books Month, and in celebration of the freedom to read, we offer you this quiz. Match the historical reference and/or reason for banning/challenging with the book’s title. Citations are verbatim and/or paraphrased from original ban/challenge language. ...by Cathy Grace
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