Feed a Reader Children’s Blog

We are a public library full of voracious readers. Library staff use this blog to chronicle those items we have read, watched or listened to.

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Read A-likes: Percy Jackson

Read A-likes: Percy Jackson

After you've read the Percy Jackson series (or the Kane Chronicles, or the Heroes of Olympus, or Magnus Chase, or The Trials of Apollo, etc.) for the seventh time, you might be looking for something fresh and exciting. Why not try one of these great series? Like Percy...

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Non-Fiction: Greek Mythology

Non-Fiction: Greek Mythology

Are you or someone you know a fan of Disney's Hercules or the Percy Jackson series? Then check out these non-fiction books related to Greek Mythology! With these titles and more you can dive deeper into the myths, stories, and characters that creators like Disney and...

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Spotlight: Summer Reading Challenge

Spotlight: Summer Reading Challenge

Are you logging those reading minutes? There's still plenty of time to earn your prizes and get more chance tickets! And even if you've already hit 100 hours (congratulations!), you can still complete our remaining challenges, each one worth an additional chance...

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Read A-likes: Dog Man

Read A-likes: Dog Man

What do you do if all of the Dog Man books are checked out?! While you can always place any of them on hold, as you're waiting why not try one of these other great series? Filled with wacky animal adventures, thrilling mysteries, and zany antics, fans of Dog Man are...

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Parent Power: Anxiety

Parent Power: Anxiety

Many kids struggle with anxiety. School performance, family life, questions over emerging identities, separations and divorce, body-image: these and many other issues can create a pervasive and overwhelming sense of insecurity and helplessness, and kids (and adults)...

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Read A-likes: Harry Potter

Read A-likes: Harry Potter

If you'd like to request the first book in any of these series, follow these links and select "Place Request." A Wizard of Earthsea Magyk Akata Witch Midnight for Charlie Bone The Iron Trial The Unwanteds Have any other Harry Potter read a-like suggestions? Sound off...

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Diversity: Latinx (Own Voices)

Diversity: Latinx (Own Voices)

Latinx is a gender-neutral term that is generally used to refer to peoples living in the United States that either hail or are descended from regions such as Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Central and South America. The following books feature...

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Teaching Patience

Teaching Patience

Patience is a virtue, right? But when you're a kid, it's not easy to wait (and sometimes it's not easy when you're a grown up too!). Enjoy this list with the young book lovers in your life and maybe waiting won't be the hardest part!                Lists are chosen by...

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RSS KPL Podcast

  • KPL Podcast January 2020
    Its year two of the KPL podcast Ryan and Jigisha highlight January events as well as a bookclubs and services offered by the library They also discuss favorite books movies and shows of 2019 and what they are excited to read and see in 2020 Listen for a fun episode and let them know what […]
  • KPL Podcast December 2019
    We another wonderful episode for you this month We interview Mike Holley of the Kirkwood Historical Society and he has some great stories about Kirkwood during the 1940s We also have some great programs for you this month and our recommendations to get you in the holiday mood
  • KPL Podcast November 2019
    Its November and its National Native American Heritage Month and National Game and Puzzle Month We have some great recommendations for you this month and Kirkwood Public Library has some great programs for you as well

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