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Prior to 1852, the Grand Kankakee Marsh was the largest wetland area in North America. The size of the marsh or “wetland” was around 500,000 acres. It was a vast area of wildlife that drew hunters from all over the world. Theodore Roosevelt, Benjamin Harrison and Grover Cleveland frequently hunted the marsh.
In “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Numeroff, you’ll meet a tiny mouse that turns out to be quite bossy, sending a little boy on one errand after another throughout the day. It starts with one, single cookie.
Tuesday night's program by Jasper County author Logan Judy was a fantastic way to start off National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and a great guide for those thinking about publishing their own writing.