Monday, March 19, 2007

Listen to this year's Newbery Winner!

Just in:

Patron, Susan. The Higher Power of Lucky. Listening Library, 2007.
Read by Cassandra Campbell

Hear it today!

Friday, March 16, 2007

New Picture Books!

Ardizzone, Edward. Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 1936 and 2006.
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A classic story in which Tim takes a sea-faring adventure!

Ardizzone, Edward. Tim All Alone. Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 1957 and 2006.
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What will Tim do in a world where his parents have disappeared?

Ardizzone, Edward. Tim and Charlotte. Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 1951 and 2006.
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What is the mystery surrounding Tim and Ginger's new friend?

Ardizzone, Edward. Tim and Lucy Go to Sea. Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 1958 and 2006.
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Tim meets a new friend, Lucy, and they take another watery adventure!

Ardizzone, Edward. Tim in Danger. Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 1953 and 2006.
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What will Charlotte and Tim do when Ginger runs away?!

Ardizzone, Edward. Tim to the Rescue. Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 1949 and 2006.
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Tim meets Ginger for the first time in this story.

Brown, Marc. D.W.'s Guide to Perfect Manners. Little, Brown and Company, 2006.
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Get etiquette tips from Arthur's little sister!

Carlson, Nancy. Henry's 100 Days of Kindergarten. Viking, 2004.
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What will happen in Henry's class between the first day of school and the 100th day when they are supposed to have a party?!

Edwards, Pamela Duncan. The Mixed-Up Rooster. Katherine Tegen Books, 2006.
Illustrated by Megan Lloyd
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See what happens on the farm when the rooster claims that he is "not a morning bird."

Sunday, March 11, 2007

New Nonfiction for March!

Grace, N.B. UFO Mysteries. The Child's World, 2007.
j 000.942 Gra
Are you interested in aliens and unidentified flying objects?

Underwood, Deborah. Librarian. Kidhaven Press, 2005.
j 020.92 Und
Want to become a librarian? Find out what we do with this title in the "Exploring Careers" series.

Mason, Paul. Planet Under Pressure: Population. Heinemann Library, 2006.
j 304.6 Mas
See how population growth affects the Earth.

Mason, Paul. Planet Under Pressure: Poverty. Heinemann Library, 2006.
j 362.5 Mas
Find out the causes of poverty and how changes can be made!

Gifford, Clive. Planet Under Pressure: Pollution. Heinemann Library, 2006.
j 363.73 Gif
See how to take steps that counteract how much we have already polluted the Earth.

Marzollo, Jean, ad. Let's Go Pegasus! Little, Brown and Company, 2006.
j 398.2 Mar
Can Perseus save his mother, Danae, from an unwanted marriage to an evil king?

Scott, Nathan Kumar. Mangoes and Bananas. Tara Publishing, Ltd., 2006.
Illustrated by T. Balaji
j 398.2 Sco
From Indonesia is this story of a monkey and a mouse deer who are best friends!

Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner. Wild Lives. Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
j 590.774 Zoe
Discover the history of the Bronx Zoo through text and photographs!

Dinaberg, Leslie. Spider Life. The Child's World, 2007.
j 595.44 Din
Creepy and crawly, if you like that sort of thing.

Hickman, Pamela. Turtle Rescue. Firefly Books, 2005.
j 597.92 Hic
And something for you turtle lovers!

Bjorklund, Ruth. Food-Borne Illnesses. Marshall Cavendish, 2006.
j 615.954 Bjo
Find out what these illnesses are and how to avoid them.

Adelman, Beth. The Pony Guide. The Child's World, 2007.
j 636.16 Ade
Have you ever wanted a pony? Find out what it takes to care for them in this title.

Teitelbaum, Michael. Making Comic Books. The Child's World, 2007.
Illustrated by Howard Bender and David Tanguay
j 741.5 Tei
Like to doodle? See if you can turn it into a comic!

Segovia, Patty. Skate Girls. The Child's World, 2007.
j 796.22 Seg
Check out these female skateboarders!

Saunders, Catherine. Play Soccer. DK Publishing, Inc., 2006.
j 796.334 Sau
Up your game a notch!

Grace, N.B. Women In Space. The Child's World, 2007.
j 920 Gra
Learn about female astronauts and perhaps you will be inspired to go to space someday!

Woog, Adam. Ray Charles and the Birth of Soul. Lucent Books, 2006.
j 921 Charles, R.
Read about one of our country's most beloved musicians!

Adams, Simon. Elizabeth I: The Outcast Who Became England's Queen. Marshall Editions/National Geographic Society, 2005.
j 921 Elizabeth I
Find out something new about this daughter of Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII!

Friday, March 09, 2007

New audiobooks!

Abrahams, Peter. Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery. HarperAudio, 2005.
Performed by Mandy Siegfried

Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson. Peter and the Shadow Thieves. Brilliance Audio, 2006.
Read by Jim Dale

Carman, Patrick. The Land of Elyon Book 3: The Tenth City. Brilliance Audio, 2006.
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Read by Aasne Vigesaa

Funke, Cornelia. Ghosthunters and the Gruesome Invincible Lightning Ghost! Listening Library, 2006.
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Read by John Beach

Funke, Cornelia. Ghosthunters and the Totally Moldy Baroness! Listening Library, 2006.
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Read by John Beach

Hiaasen, Carl. Flush. Listening Library, 2005.
Read by Michael Welch

Lupica, Mike. Heat. Listening Library, 2006.
Read by Paolo Andino

Matthews, L.S. Fish: A Novel. Listening Library, 2004.
Read by J. Lamia

Riordan, Rick. The Lightning Thief. Listening Library, 2005.
Read by Jesse Bernstein

Riordan, Rick. The Sea of Monsters. Listening Library, 2006
Read by Jesse Berns

Sachar, Louis. Small Steps. Listening Library, 2006.
Read by Curtis McClarin

Weeks, Sarah. Jumping the Scratch. HarperAudio, 2006.
Performed by Stephen Spinella

Wiles, Deborah. Each Little Bird That Sings. Listening Library, 2005.
Read by Kim Mai Guest

Thursday, March 01, 2007

New Juvenile Books!


Webster's New Explorer Student Dictionary. Federal Street Press, 2005.
j 423 Web
An all new edition of a dictionary just for you!

Warwick, Ellen. In-jean-uity. Planet Girl/Kids Can Press, 2006.
Illustrated by Bernice Lum
j 746.92 War
Breathe new life into those comfy old jeans with ideas from this title!


Blume, Lesley M.M. Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters. Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
j FIC Blu
What will Cornelia learn from the old lady who lives next door?

Giff, Patricia Reilly. Water Street. Wendy Lamb Books, 2006.
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What decisions will Bird and Thomas make about their futures?

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Boys Rock! Delacorte Press, 2005.
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The boys and girls have to work together on a newspaper! Will they manage to get along?!

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. The Girls Take Over. Delacorte Press, 2002.
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Will the girls come up with the ultimate prank?

Stewart, Paul and Chris Riddel. Corby Flood. David Fickling Book, 2005.
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Can Corby survive the "Brotherhood of the Clowns" in this "Far-Flung Adventure?"


Portis, Antoinette. Not a Box. HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.
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See what unfolds when imagination and creativity meet a cardboard box!

Listen to these!

Bryan, Ashley. Ashley Bryan's Beautiful Blackbird and Other Folktales. Audio Bookshelf, 2004.
Listen to six wonderful folktales including "Hen and Frog" and "How Animals Got Their Tails."

Carman, Patrick. Beyond the Valley of Thorns. Brilliance Audio, 2005.
j CDBK FIC Car v.2
This is the second title in "The Land of Elyon" series read by Aasne Vigesaa.

Snicket, Lemony. The End. HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.
j CDBK FIC Sni v. 13
The final installment of "A Series of Unfortunate Events" read by Tim Curry.