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Kid’sCorner With Emma Meet Jake Oetinger Hey, everybody! It’s me, Emma. Welcome to Kid’s Corner. This issue, we have an interview with Jake Oetinger. If you want to be interviewed, or have a great idea for this page, email us at info@gmhtoday.com. Winter is over! Honestly, I want to have a springtime party or something. Although this winter has brought lots of rain for our dry state, it’s nice to be moving out of the cold and into spring. This spring I’ll be doing some really fun things through the City of Gilroy Recreation Department. I’m going to be in the city’s upcoming children’s play, Peter Pan, and par- ticipating in the safe sitter class. Spring is also a great time for new books. If you haven’t noticed, I love to read! For junior high kids my age, I suggest Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea. For younger kids, about third and fourth grade, some great books are The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff and the Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. But you know the place that has thousands of books? Our public library of course! It’s super easy to get a library card, too, just ask the next time you go. I love to explore their suggestions for my grade level, because I’m always looking for new books. If you have a book suggestion or review, please email us at the address above. The new year has also brought me to new places. Over t