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Just-Right Chapter Fiction for Kindergarten, First, and Second Grades

Talk of the Town - booktalks for older students

The Honorable...

Books in the 'Burgh


Once again, the Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures series provides a wonderful line-up of children and young adult authors and illustrators through the Words and Pictures programming.  All events take place at the Carnegie Lecture Hall located in Oakland.  On February 7th, Jonah Winter will present his work.  Winter's informational picture books often tackle issues of equity and social justice.  His many biographies include Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of RBG vs Inequality, Diego, and Barack. Information on this upcoming event can be found at

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                            PEACEFUL HEROES by Jonah Winter


Books to Movies

Eoin Colfer's famous sci-fi series stars on the movie screen in this fascinating adaption directed by Kenneth Branaugh.



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Books into Movies