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“The hummingbirds’ gift” by Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery, author of “The Soul of the Octopus”, wrote another little gem with the story of the miraculous recovery of two abandoned baby hummingbirds. When Brenda Sherburn, a volunteer hummingbird rehabilitator in California, received two orphaned birds, they were not much larger than bumblebees. Montgomery flew to California to help and document the process. […]

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HPL Armchair Travelers : ENGLAND

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to England. Take a look at all the electronic resources we have on that country, such as ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more. Don’t hesitate to explore on your own! Click on the following link to see a list of e-resources on England!

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HPL Armchair Travelers: Brazil

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to Brazil.  Take a look at all the electronic resources we have on that country, such as ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more. Don’t hesitate to explore on your own! Click on the following link to see a list of e-resources on Brazil!

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“The Good Lord Bird” DVD

Based on the award-winning novel by James McBride, “The Good Lord Bird” mini-series stars Ethan Hawke as abolitionist John Brown.  The story is told from the point of view of “Little Onion”, a fictional enslaved young boy, who concealed his identity as a girl.  Onion becomes Brown’s good luck charm and follows his family and […]

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HPL Armchair Travelers: PORTUGAL

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to Portugal.  Take a look at all the electronic resources we have on that country, such as ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more. Don’t hesitate to explore on your own! Click on the following link to see a list of e-resources on Portugal!

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HPL Armchair Travelers: ARGENTINA

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to Argentina.  Take a look at all the electronic resources we have on that country, such as ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more. Don’t hesitate to explore on your own! Click on the following link to see a list of e-resources on Argentina!

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“The Undoing” TV Series

Based on the novel “You should have known” by Jean Hanff Korelitz, this thrilling miniseries first published on HBO tells the story of a very successful New York therapist, Grace Fraser (Nicole Kidman) married to a respected child oncologist, Jonathan (Hugh Grant) and their lives that spin out of control. After a young mother from […]

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HPL Armchair Travelers: FRANCE

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to France.  Take a look at all the electronic resources we have on that country, such as ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more. Don’t hesitate to explore on your own! Click on the following link to see a list of e-resources on France!

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HPL ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS: GREECE

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to Greece.  Take a look at all the electronic resources we have on that country, such as ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more. Don’t hesitate to explore on your own! Click on the following link to see a list of e-resources on Greece!