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The Yellow Button!

There are few libraries in Iowa that love trains more than the Ericson Public Library in Boone!

What I didn’t realize was that they also really love dinosaurs!

Wait a second! They love dinosaurs and they also love trains? When I asked if anyone loves Dinosaur Train, lots of hands went up!

And speaking of dinosaurs, a brontosaurus accidentally stepped on my friend’s foot. She didn’t hold a grudge though. If you’re going to visit the doctor for a broken foot, you might [...]

Darth Vader Strikes!

I had hoped this morning’s story times at the Johnston Public Library would go smoothly.

But, my nose sensed there was something that “smelled” a little strange. I was certain it was the exhaust from a Star Destroyer.

I was right! Darth Vader had landed in the library and was looking for a duel!

Luckily, he was no match for a Jedi such as myself. I had three great options for flying to my second stop of the day!

There were many familiar faces [...]

Ready, Aim, Fire!

This morning, a gymnasium full of rascals and I shared story time at the Kirkendall Public Library in Ankeny.

Dignitaries from England attended the event.

Archaeologists from Egypt attended the event.

Rock singers from Japan attended the event.

Even patriots from New York attended the event.

And since story time was in Ankeny this morning, my family was able to attend story time as well!

After the morning fun, I set sail for the Chariton Free Public Library looking for adventure.

Kris, the librarian, has good taste [...]

Oooooooh! Shiny!

I had the honor of performing in front of huge crowds today, especially in Ankeny!

The Ankeny Public Library always has a way of drawing in the kids. It is probably because they have lots of prizes you can sign up for during their summer reading program.

One of their grand prizes is even lunch and story time with me!

I know who I would really love to have lunch with someday. That’s right, my friends Sherry and Kelly!

I was the [...]

2010 Reading Road Trip Sites Announced!

It’s official.  Here are the 63 cities I will be visiting during the 2010 Reading Road Trip!

 

Council Bluffs - June 7 at 9 and 10 a.m
Hamburg - June 8 at 10 a.m.
Essex - June 8 at 1 p.m.
Lenox - June 9 at 10 a.m.
Lamoni - June 9 at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Murray - June 10 at 10 a.m.
Moulton - June 10 at 2 p.m.
Schleswig - June 14 at 10 a.m.
Kimballton - June 14 at 1:30 p.m.
Storm Lake - June 15 [...]

College Savings Iowa 529 Plan

Funding for the 2013 Reading Road Trip
has been provided by the
College Savings Iowa 529 Plan.