Rita Returns

I'll let you in on a little secret. I love guest posts. Less work for me, keeps the blog fresh... and hopefully I get to introduce readers to some new voices.

Today's post comes courtesy of Rita, the librarian behind the desk of Screwy Decimal. This isn't her first time here, I'm sure many of you remember her post from earlier this year. I'll let her take it away:

Last week, a precocious fifth-grade girl asked me for help with finding some "good books" to read for fun. She wanted something realistic and humorous, so I immediately thought of Paula Danziger, whose books I had loved at that age. The girl had already read and enjoyed "The Cat Ate My Gymsuit," so I picked up a copy of "There's a Bat in Bunk Five" to show her. I flipped through the book to check its condition before giving it to the girl (with library books, you never know if a page or ten are missing) and this red piece of paper fell out. The "bookmark" label says business, but the smiley face says fun. Happy reading!
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1 comment:

Randular said...

I actually thought it said "Book Mart," and the smileyface was appropriated from another, lesser "Mart" we all know. Possibly the sign the previous reader had made when playing bookstore.

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