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Why We Chose This Book: Mr. Peabody's Apples

Have you ever been caught up in gossip, also known as the evil tongue lashon hara?

For our Why We Chose This Book selection this month, we picked Mr. Peabody's Apples, an adaptation of an old story from the sage Baal Shem Tov (the founder of Hasidic Judaism) set in the Americana of 1950's small towns and baseball.

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Why We Chose This Book: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Have you ever wondered how we pick the books you find in your PJ Library envelopes? This post is part of a series from the PJ Library Book Selection Committee. Learn more about why we selected Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes, for the PJ Library catalog.

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