Friday, September 24, 2010

Habersham Sidewalk Sale tomorrow!!

Habersham Sidewalk Sale
Saturday, September 25, 8am-12pm
Some of the merchants will be putting sale items in front of their shops that morning and families in the neighborhood will be having a yard sale during the same time in the Marketplace Plaza (the area where we have our Farmer's Market). Come out early while it is still cool! You can always stay for lunch at Patois or Piace Pizza.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

For the little historian in your life

COLONIAL VOICES: Hear them Speak by Kay Winters; Illus. by Larry Day

It’s December 16, 1773 and tension is “brewing” in Boston! Travel back in history with stunning poems by Kay Winters that take the reader to the cobbled streets of Boston. Readers will hear from the silver smith apprentice, the baker, a son of liberty, the printer and many more. Included in this informative book is an afterword with historical notes about the Boston Tea Party. COLONIAL VOICES is the perfect addition for the shelf of the budding historian in your life.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Going back to school can be fun...even if it is a little scary!

JUSTIN CASE: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters by Rachel Vail; Illus. by Matthew Cordell

With the end of summer comes back to school commercials and fears about the upcoming school year. One young boy, Justin Case, is dreading third grade! Author, Rachel Vail, perfectly captures the anxiety many young students confront at the beginning of the year. Written in an easy to read journal format, readers get to see that third grade isn’t really that scary. It’s harder than kindergarten, but it can be a lot of fun too!

Monday, August 2, 2010

Julie Andrews + A Princess = A VERY perfect combination

THE VERY FAIRY PRINCESS by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton; Illus. by Christine Davenier (Ages: 4-8)

Geraldine is a Fairy Princess and she has kindly shared the rules with us! It is quite demanding being a fairy princess. Pink apparel is required, but remember, you have to put your wings away in class (they may get crushed otherwise), glitter and feathers are required in art class and even bath time is princess time. Doesn’t it sound exhausting? But Gerry always makes sure to get a good nights. Beauty sleep is very important for a Fairy Princess and her Sparkle.
Grab your crown and your sparkle and join in on a day in the life of Gerry, the VERY Fairy Princess.

Monday, July 26, 2010

What we're reading!

THEODORE BOONE: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham (Ages: 9-12 )

New York Times bestselling author just release his first book for Young Adults and he doesn’t disappoint!

Theodore Boone knows what he wants to be when he grows up, a lawyer. His parents are both lawyers and he spends every free moment at the courthouse learning more about the legal system. Theo has become such an expert that his classmates are always coming to him for advice – he doesn’t charge since he isn’t a lawyer yet. His reputation leads him into trouble when a friend confides in him that he has a witness for the biggest murder trial that his town has seen. Filled with intrigue, humor and lots of lawyers, both parents and kids will enjoy Grisham’s newest case.

Monday, October 12, 2009

October 17th at The Storybook Shoppe!

Spend the afternoon with Truman the Dragon & author Merrie Southgate!

1:00-3:00 pm on October 17
Kidsville News' Truman the Dragon will be stopping by The Storybook Shoppe to help welcome Merrie Southgate, author of the Agnes Pflumm books, who will hold a book signing and an exciting talk for children adn parents under teh tent in the Marketplace Plaza. The talk will begin at 1:00 pm, with the book signing immediately following.

Agness Pflumm novels welcome children to the world of sciende through creative educational ways that children, parents and teachers adore. Several prize drawings will be held after the talk. Don't miss this exciting event! For more information on Merrie Southgate and the Agnes Pflumm novels, visit