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In Memory of Garry Shandling: 1949-2016

Known for his dry and often biting wit, Shandling made his mark on late 1980s-1990s cable television with It’s Garry Shandling’s Show followed by the even more popular The Larry Sanders Show. One of Johnny Carson’s favorite guest hosts, Emmy-winner Shandling excelled, though, at stand-up, where his low-key, sardonic approach to humor won him fans around […]

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Our Librarians Recommend These Fantasy Books

Review of The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M. J. Rose This book is fantasy fiction with elements of historical fiction and romance. It is the story of Sandrine Solomon who leaves her abusive husband in New York and goes to Paris to stay with her grandmother. Her grandmother is a courtesan, something Sandrine had […]

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This Week in the Wonder Ground: Sound Changes

This week’s Big Idea: Change the vibration, change the sound. This week we learned that a high-pitched sound has a different vibration than a low-pitched sound. First, we used our voices. We placed our hands on our throats, and felt the vibrations our vocal chords made when we spoke. Then I asked the kids to […]

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