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A Royal Orange Celebration!

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"Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Kingdom of the Netherlands will abdicate on April 30, 2013.  For decades, the birthdays of Queen Beatrix and her late mother, Juliana, have been celebrated on this day, Queen's Day.  This year, Queen Beatrix will be succeeded by Prince Willem-Alexander.  He will become the first King of the Netherlands since 1890 (the year King Willem III died)." (Ref: http://royalorangecelebration.yolasite.com/) To celebrate this historic event Perma-Bound Canada has put together a selection of books about the Netherlands.  Check out these titles today! The Country Netherlands (eBook) Britton, Tamara L. Series:   Countries eBook     Annotation:  An introduction to the history, geography, people, government, economy, and social life and customs of the Netherlands, a small country in northwestern Europe which is famous for its tulips. Includes a recipe for Dutch stew. Catalog Number:  #600002597 Netherlan

Earth Day

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Monday April 22nd, 2013 is Earth Day.  Here are a few selected resources about Earth Day and Earth Day Activities.  Click on the book title to find pricing and additional reading information. Every Day On Earth: Fun Facts That Happen Every 24 Hours Murrie, Steve & Matthew Annotation:  Almost 40,000 trees are cut down everyday just to make paper bags.  And a mayfly lives its entire life in a single day.  This book is full of fun facts about space, technology, pop culture, food, animals, sports, the human body, and more! Catalog Number:  #51982 Earth Day Aloian, Molly Series:   Celebrations In My World     Annotation:  Learn the history of Earth Day, the celebrations, and how you can get involved.   Catalog Number:  #35907 Earth Day Lowery, Linda Annotation:  Tells the story of Earth Day 1970 and 1990 in the United States and the special activities planned to call global attention to the problems of pollution, en

42 - Jackie Robinson

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With the new Jackie Robinson biopic "42" in theatres, we're sure you'll have school and library patrons interested in learning more about this man and his life.  Did you know that Jackie Robinson began his career with the Montreal Royals?    Jackie Robinson Heritage Minute Video   (from: The Historica-Dominion Institute ) Here are some fantastic Perma-Bound resources you'll definitely want to have in your library!  For pricing and ordering just click on the book title.  (Don't forget to create your free web account to ensure pricing in Canadian dollars). Highly Recommended: Teammates Golenbock, Peter Annotation:   Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese. Catalog Number:  #293188 Play Ball, Jackie! Krensky, Stephen Annotation: