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Book review awards at the Juneau Public Libraries - July 7, 2013

Posted: July 7, 2013 - 12:02am
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Kids coming into any of the three public libraries this summer may enter a weekly drawing for prizes generously donated by local businesses. To enter the drawing, write a book review on forms available at the library. This program is open to all ages through teens. All our Summer Reading Programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries.

This week’s book review winners are:

Valley Library - 29 Entries

Javier Jimenez Gomez, 5, gift certificate to the Imagination Station

“Egg Legs” by Nora Gaydos

One fascinating part of this book is: The hen is going to save the eggs.

Samson Anderson, 9, gift certificate for the Friends of the Library Amazing Bookstore

“A Boy and a Bear in a Boat” by Dave Shelton

One fascinating part of this book is: When a sea monster came up from the sea and then exploded when he ate the sandwich.

Keska Stark, 14, tram pass from the Mount Roberts Tramway

“The Tail of Emily Windsnap” by Liz Kessler

One fascinating part of this book is: Emily had never been swimming in her whole life. She begged her mom and finally got to go for swimming lessons. The first time she went and got in the pool she started to tingle; her legs felt numb.

Downtown Library - 29 Entries

Eden Miller, 10, purse from the Invisible World filled with gifts from the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries

“Ginger Pye” by Eleanor Estes

Ginger Pye was a dog who was bought for $1.00. He stole everyone’s heart until someone steals him. The chase is on!

Bryce Haygood, 3 1/2 , gift certificate to Rainy Retreat Books

“The Stinky Giant” by Ellen Weiss and Mel Friedman

One fascinating part of this book is: “I liked the stinky giant because he was stinky and because he was big.”

Cedar Miles, 12, Heritage Coffee gift card and gifts from Foggy Mountain Shop

“Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson

One fascinating part of this book is: “The way Steve invents the way to call people out of your state without paying.”

Douglas Library - 9 entries

Emily Delgado, 7, gift certificate from Peer Amid Beads

“Ballet Sisters” by Jan Ormerod

One fascinating part of this book is: “I like how the big sister helped the little sister.”

Etta Eller, 7, gift certificate from the Alaskan Fudge Company

“Penny and Her Song” by Kevin Henkes

One fascinating part of this book is: “when she makes funny faces in the mirror.”

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