MEXICO — The Mexico Public Library recently received a grant of 65 children’s books from the Libri Foundation of Eugene, Ore. The books represent a dollar value of $1,075. The Libri Foundation awards grants to rural libraries throughout the United States. The following books were received in the grant:

Frederick Douglass, by David A. Adler; Darth Paper Strikes Back, by Tom Angleberger; The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger; Women Astronomers: Reaching for the Stars, by Mabel Armstrong; Hide and Snake, by Keith Baker; Cinderella Smith, by Stephanie Barden; Anything but Typical, by Nora R. Baskin; Togo, by Robert Blake; Miss Brooks Loves Books, by Barbara Bottner; Jefferson’s Sons, by Kimberly B. Bradley; America is Under Attack, by Don Brown.

Also, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, by Eric Carle; Best Best Friends, by Margaret Chodos-Irving; Al Capone Shines my Shoes, by Gennifer Choldenko; The Black Book of Colors, by Menena Cottin; Wiggle, by Doreen Cronin; Nighttime Ninja, by Barbara DaCosta; Prudence Wants a Pet, by Cathleen Daly; Genius, by Marfe F. Delano; Mercy Watson Fights Crime, by Kate DiCamillo; Mercy Watson: Something Wonky this way Comes, by Kate DiCamillo; Olivia, by Ian Falconer; Olivia and the Missing Toy, by Ian Falconer; The Trouble Begins at 8, by Sid Fleischman; The Boston Tea Party, by Russell Freedman; Lafayette and the American Revolution, by Russell Freedman.

Also, I Spy with my Little Eye, by Edward Gibbs; Dog in Charge, by K.L. Going; Zorro Gets an Outfit, by Carter Goodrich; April and Esme: Tooth Fairies, by Bob Graham; The Homework Machine, by Dan Gutman; The Day Leo said I Hate You!, by Robie Harris; Penny and her Song, by Kevin Henkes; Sheila Rae’s Peppermint Stick, by Kevin Henkes; Chickens to the Rescue, by John Himmelman; Sky Boys, by Deborah Hopkinson; Titanic, by Deborah Hopkinson; A Second is a Hiccup, by Hazel Hutchins; The Reinvention of Moxie Roosevelt, by Elizabeth C. Kimmel.

Also, There’s a Frog in my Throat, by Loreen Leedy; Bubble Trouble, by Margaret Mahy; Pop!, by Meghan McCarthy; SuperHero ABC, by Bob McLeod; Temple Grandin, by Sy Montgomery; Clementine and the Family Meeting, by Sara Pennypacker; The Case of the Incapacitated Capitals, by Robin Pulver; Lemonade, by Bob Raczka; Annie and Snowball and the Grandmother Night, by Cynthia Rylant; Mr. Putter & Tabby Dance the Dance, by Cynthia Rylant.

Also, The Adventures of Nanny Piggins, by Dan Santat; Nanny Piggins and the Wicked Plan, by Dan Santat; Witches!, by Rosalyn Schanzer; Tales for Very Picky Eaters, by Josh Schneider; The Grimm Legacy, by Polly Shulman; Mirror Mirror, by Marilyn Singer; The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets, by Nancy Springer; The Emerald Atlas, by John Stephens; The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton L. Stewart; Knockout!, by George Sullivan; King of the Mound, by Wes Tooke; Twenty-odd Ducks, by Lynne Truss; Three Times Lucky, by Sheila Turnage; I am Invited to a Party!, by Mo Willems; The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!, by Mo Willems; Pigs Make me Sneeze!, by Mo Willems.

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