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Nancy Clancy releases it’s eighth and last book in the series, Nancy Clancy and the Late-Breaking News, on February 28. These books by Jane O’Connor feature an older ‘Fancy Nancy’ who is in the third grade and wants to be like Nancy Drew. Nancy and her friend Bree are detectives and, while their intentions start out good, things don’t always work the way they plan. Check out the titles in your library for this adventurous series.
Here are some movies with their release dates and storylines* to watch for in 2017.
*Provided by Movie Insider
Something to watch for down the road: The producer of the Harry Potter films, David Heyman, will make a movie based on the Warriors series. Now is the time to get caught up with this series based on warring cats Tigerclaw, Bluestar, Graystripe, and the rest of the clan.
DID YOU KNOW?
According to a survey done by Scholastic, 65% of kids prefer paper instead of ebooks? Do you agree with that? I know I would rather hold a book in my hand and turn the pages instead of reading on a tablet. I love the smell of paper and my tablet doesn’t smell like paper!
MY FAVORITE THINGS
According to Goodreads Choice Awards for 2016, one of my favorite authors, Mo Willems, took the top honors in the Picture Book category for the last Elephant and Piggie book, The Thank You Book. This major book award is decided on by readers from around the world, with over 3 million votes cast this year. The nominees are books published in the United States in the English language and evaluated by popularity and ratings. To see the entire list of winners, check out the Best Books of 2016 and see how many you have read.