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PPBF – Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton

Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton  Written by: Sherri Duskey Rinker Illustrated by: John Rocco Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Suitable for ages: 4-8 Themes/Topics:   biography, storytelling, heavy equipment Opening:   This is Virginia Lee, but everyone in seaside Folly Cove simply … Continue reading

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Make Way for Animal Tales: Sculpture by Nancy Schön

Nancy Schön has devoted much of her time and considerable talent to creating sculptures for non-profit, charitable organizations including hospitals, libraries, colleges and public gardens. Her works honor nurses, victims of domestic violence, missing children and cancer survivors, and raise … Continue reading

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Follow Me to Folly Cove: Virginia Lee Burton

I felt chills – actual tingles on my spine – while gazing into this plexiglass case at the Cape Ann Museum in Gloucester, Massachusetts. As I child I loved the books of Virginia Lee Burton, including  The Little House, Mike Mulligan … Continue reading

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