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We are all Different and That's Okay by Dr. Shanthy Edward

Read by Linda Dickinson with friends

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Granville Reads Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Beuhner

 Read by Granville Resident Linda Dickinson, former Granville Village Kindergarten Teacher

Have you ever built a snowman and discovered the next day that his grin has gotten a little crooked, or his tree-branch arms have moved? And you've wondered . . . what do snowmen do at night? This delightful wintertime tale reveals all! Caralyn Buehner's witty, imaginative verse offers many amusing details about the secret life of snowmen and where they go at night, while Mark Buehner's roly-poly snowmen are bursting with personality and charm.

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Granville Reads Millions of Cats by Wanda Gág

Read by Fran Wackerbarth, former Music Teacher at Granville Village School

Once upon a time there was an old man and an old woman who were very lonely. They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats! Unable to decide which one would be the best pet, he brought them all home. How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations. Review by

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Granville Reads Dr. Seuss

"I Can Read with My Eyes Shut" Read by Granville Town Administrator Matt Streeter.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go”. In this delightful book, Dr. Seuss celebrates the joys of reading, encouraging young children to take pride in their budding reading abilities." Review by GoodReads

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Granville Reads When Sofie...

 "When Sofie gets Angry-Really Really Angry"by Molly Bang, Read by Granville Resident AnnMarie Maceyka

 This beautifully designed book tells the story of a little girl named Sophie, who learns that it's okay to be angry.
Everybody gets angry sometimes. For children, anger can be very upsetting. Parents, teachers, and children can talk about it. People do lots of different things when they get angry. In this Caldecott Honor book, kids will see what Sophie does when she gets angry. What do you do? 

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Granville Reads "The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton"

Read by Granville Resident AnnMarie Maceyka

Princess Pinecone knows exactly what she wants for her birthday this year. A BIG horse. A STRONG horse. A horse fit for a WARRIOR PRINCESS! But when the day arrives, she doesn't quite get the horse of her dreams...

From the artist behind the comic phenomenon Hark! A Vagrant, The Princess and the Pony is a laugh-out-loud story of brave warriors, big surprises, and falling in love with one unforgettable little pony. 

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Granville Reads Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Suess

Read by Granville Town Administrator Matt Streeter

Our Staff Picks include some of the top titles available at Granville Public Library. This collection has something enjoyable for everyone - from seasoned readers to young bookworms. Contact us or stop by for more information.

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Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale

Read by Chris Pine

Clark the Shark is a great read-aloud picture book, with fun rhythm and rhyme, from the ever-popular Bruce Hale and Guy Francis.Clark is a shark with zing, bang, and BOOM. Clark zooms into school, crashes through the classroom, and is rowdy at recess.


The Hula Hoopin' Queen
Book by Thelma Lynne Godin

Read by Oprah Winfrey

Kameeka is confident that today she will finally beat her rival, Jamara, and become the Hula-Hoopin' Queen of 139th Street. But then Mama reminds her that today is their neighbor Miz Adeline's birthday, and Kameeka has a ton of chores to do to get ready for the party they are hosting.

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Snow Valentines by Karen Gray Ruelle

Read by Linda Dickinson

Harry and his sister Emily want to make an original valentine for their parents but cannot seem to find the right idea, until a surprise snowstorm inspires them

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Chester's Way Read Aloud

Written Kevin Henkes and read/signed by Vanessa Marano and Katie Leclerc.

Chester and Wilson had their own way of doing things, and they did everything together. When they cut their sandwiches, it was always diagonally. When they rode their bikes, they always used hand signals. If Chester was hungry, Wilson was too. They were two of a kind, and that's the way it was—until indomitable Lilly, who had her own way of doing things, moved into the neighborhood.

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​Arnie the Doughnut

Read by Chris O'Dowd

A deliciously imaginative story about friendship-
Arnie was fascinated as he watched the customers stream into the bakery. One by one, doughnuts were chosen, placed in paper bags, and whisked away with their new owners. Some went by the dozen in giant boxes.

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Catching The Moon

Read by Kevin Costner and Jillian Estell! Just that is worth listening!

The true story of Marcenia Lyle, an African American girl who grew up to become "Toni Stone," the first woman to play for a professional baseball team