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Handley Library

Mike Foreman Rotary Reading Garden

100 West Piccadilly Street

Winchester, VA 22601


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Don't Be Scared!/Non abbiate paura! by Indigo Blum

This bilingual children’s story is about little Susie. She is frightened. But she does not want to tell anybody. When her mother wants to bake a cake for her family, she sends Susie to the village to buy some ingredients. The girl has to pass dark forests, scary fields, and wide grasslands with angry wolves and fire-spying dragons. But is that all real? Will she be able to handle her fears?

Don't Be Scared! - Non abbiate paura!


Coming Soon: Trains/Trenes by Nadia Higgins


Bowman Library

871 Tasker Road

Stephens City, VA 22655



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I'll build you a bookcase/Te haré tu propio librero by Jean Ciborowski Fahey

In this charming bilingual picture book, children and their caregivers work together to build home libraries and discover the magic and wonder of reading books. En este encantador libro bilingüe, niños y sus cuidadores trabajan juntos para construir un librero y descubren la magia y la maravilla de leer libros. Told in simple, sweet rhyme in English and Spanish, I'll Build You a Bookcase celebrates the joy of reading and discovering new stories.

I'll build you a bookcase/Te haré tu propio librero

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

19 West Cork Street

Winchester, VA 22601

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Ana cultiva manzanas/Apple farmer Annie by Monica Wellington

Filled with bright primary colors and pictures of America's favorite fruit, Wellington's enticing story follows Annie, a busy apple farmer. She picks, counts, sorts, bakes tasty treats, and sells her best apples. Already successful in hardcover and paperback, Apple Farmer Annie in board book format is one that young tots will find absolutely irresistible.

Ana cultiva manzanas/Apple farmer Annie


Coming Soon: Bugs for Lunch by Margery Facklam

Blandy Experimental Farm

400 Blandy Farm Lane

Boyce, VA 22620



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Bugs for Lunch/Insectos para el almuerzo by Margery Facklam

Discover the variety of bug-eaters—animal, plant, even human—in this exploration of both poetry and the natural world. Facklam’s playful rhymes mixed with Long’s vivid illustrations introduce young readers to an array of creatures as they munch on lunch. From a mantis perched and ready to prey on ladybugs, a spider trapping a fly, to the honey-drenched fur of a big brown bear chewing on a hive full of bees, Bugs for Lunch will give curious readers plenty of food for thought delivered in a playful package.

Bugs for Lunch = Insectos para el almuerzo


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Rose Hill Park

(Currently Under Repair)

1871 Jones Road

Winchester, VA 22602

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