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Thursday, January 20, 2011


Did you slip-slid your way home in the sleet on Tuesday and warm up with a nice bowl of soup? I did. Yum!

If you have kids, fix them a bowl of soup and keep the warm feelings going by reading one of these soup books:

Davis, Aubrey. Bone Button Borscht. [JP DAV]
Poverty has made the people of a small town stingy and sour, but the arrival of an old beggar who claims he can make borscht from buttons, teaches them the value of friendship and sharing.

Iwai, Melissa. Soup Day. [JP IWA]
A mother and child spend a snowy day together buying and preparing vegetables, assembling ingredients, and playing while their big pot of soup bubbles on the stove. Includes a recipe for "Snowy Day Vegetable Soup."

Meddaugh, Susan. Martha Blah Blah. [JP MED]
When the current owner of the soup company breaks the founder's promise to have every letter of the alphabet in every can of soup, Martha, the talking dog, takes action.

Rodman, Mary Ann. Surprise Soup. [JP ROD]
Kevie, excited by the prospect of being a big brother, helps make a special soup to welcome his mother and new sibling home from the hospital.

Root, Phyllis. Soup for Supper. [JP ROO]
A wee small woman catches a giant taking the vegetables from her garden and finds that they can share both vegetable soup and friendship. [Note: when I used to do storyhours, this was one of my favorite titles to read aloud!]

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