Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Here are some more non-fiction books ready to be checked out:

The Library Book by Maureen Sawa
This tells the story of libraries from camels to computers.

The Cat's Quizzer by Dr. Seuss
Can you answer the Cat's questions or will you need help?

Ryan and Jimmy by Herb Shoveller
This is about the well in Africa that brought these boys together.

The Magic Horse of Han Gan by Chen Jiang Hong
This is about a child who loves to draw. His family is poor but see how he ends up being a great painter.

The Loathsome Dragon by David Wiesner
A wicked queen casts a spell on her stepdaughter turning her into a dragon. What will it take to get her out from under the spell?

Make it Go by David Evans and Claudette Williams
Use simple observations and experiments to explore the forces that cause movement.

Make it Change by David Evans and Claudette Williams
See how heating, wetting, and stirring make changes in things.

Wish for a Fish by Bonnie Worth
The Cat in the Hat shows Sally and Dick all about sea creatures.

The Edible Pyramid by Loreen Leedy
This story serves up everything a kid needs to eat a healthy, balanced diet.

The Big Book of Girl Stuff by Bart King (and his five sisters)

How to Draw Sea Creatures by Robin Lee Makowski

Let it Shine by Coretta Scott King
This book has illustrated versions of three hymns.

Old MacDonald Had a Farm -(a Little Golden book)

The Camel's Lament a poem by Charles Edward Carryl
A camel compares his life with other animals of the world.

I Heard it From Alice Zucchini by Juanita Havill
This is a book of poems about the garden.

Spooky Riddles by Marc Brown

The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems

Here are some new Spanish books:
1) Bailando!
2) Perros! Perros! Dogs! Dogs! by Ginger Foglesong Guy
3) Accidente Celeste by Jorge Lujan
4) Perritos!
5) A mi manera by Lynn Reiser
6) La Bella y la Bestia adapted by Roser Ros

Here are new biographies:
1) John James Audubon
2) George Washington Carver
3) Crazy Horse
4) Louis Cyr
5) Amelia Earhart
6) Thomas Alva Edison
7) Benjamin Franklin
8) Guido d'Arezzo
9) Henry Hudson
10) Andrew Jackson
11) Thomas Jefferson
12) John Lewis
13) Satchel Paige
14) Pocahontas
15) Paul Revere
16) Franklin D. Roosevelt
17) Theodore Roosevelt
18) Harriet Tubman
We have two new fiction books for you to enjoy:

Clain de Lune by Cassandra Golds
A talking mouse takes a young ballet dancer to an enchanted world to find out why she cannot speak.

The Jungle Book 2 by Disney

We have many new picture books for your enjoyment:

Babies in the Bayou by Jim Arnosky
There are many different kinds of babies in the bayou and their mothers are there to protect them.

Three Little Cajun Pigs by Mike Artell
In this book of rhyme a big bad gator comes after three pig brothers.

The Farm Team by Linda Bailey
This story will delight hockey fans. The Farm Team is up against the nastiest, smelliest, mangiest, snarlingest bunch of varmints you've ever seen!

Keeper of Soles by Teresa Bateman
A shoemaker outwits a black-robed figure who wants the shoemaker's soul.

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
Find out how much of an adventure being flat can be!

A Girl and Her Gator by Sean Bryan
One day a girl finds a gator on her head. See what happens!

Banjo Granny by Sarah Martin Busse
Part tall tale, part lullaby, this rhythmic story celebrates the meeting of a grandmother and her grandbaby.

The Birdman by Veronika Martenova Charles
This is a true story of a man who doesn't care about anything until he spies birds in a cage that need to be taken care of and then set free. See how his attitude toward life changes as he frees each bird.

Scuffy the Tugboat by Gertrude Crampton
This is an old favorite of many.

Last One In Is a Rotten Egg! by Diane deGroat
Wally has to be the best at everything. Gilbert, his cousin, teaches Wally who the rotten egg really is!

Crispin and the 3 Little Piglets by Ted Dewan
Crispin is jealous of his three new baby brothers. Will he come around and end up loving them?

Forest Friends Help Each Other by Danae Dobson
In a dream, Eric helps his forest friends rescue Pinky the rabbit when she falls in the river, then they discuss God's love.

Meg and Jack's New Friends by Paul Dowling
When Meg and Jack move into a new house, they eventually get to know the neighbor children.

Hubert the Pudge (A Vegetarian Tale) by Henrik Drescher
The pudges are animals from which the farmer makes meat and such when they are young. But one day Hubert gets out of the fence and grows as big as can be. Then he goes back to the farm and saves his friends. See what happens to the farmer in the end!

Mark's Messy Room by Geraldine Elschner
Carlo, the cat, is unhappy living in Mark's messy room so he finds another home with Lisa, who is very clean. But he soon finds out that being clean is not as great as he thought. Through the story they find out that being messy or clean doesn't make a good home, the people do.

The Gum Chewing Rattler by Joe Hayes
This boook is great! It's a tall tale about a boy whose chewing gum habit saves him from a rattlesnake's bite. Will you believe it?

Hop, Skip, Jump a very first picture book by Nicola Tuxworth
This shows children hopping, skipping, and jumping.

Five Little Gefiltes by Dave Horowitz
Five little gefilte fish sneak out of their jar and explore the world, causing their mother great worry.

Over Under by Marthe Jocelyn
A book about opposites

Lily Brown's Paintings by Angela Johnson
When Lily paints, she imagines all sorts of fantastic things in the scenes that she sees every day.

Wind-Wild Dog by Barbara Joosse
No one wanted to take Ziva home because she was supposedly wild. But one man did take her home and train her to be a sled dog. Ziva is then torn between staying with the man or leaving.

The Top Job by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
On Career Day, a young girl entertains the class with a description of her father's exciting job as a light bulb changer at the top of the Empire State Building.

Little Smudge by Lionel Le Neouanic
Little Smudge is lonely. But the colorful shapes don't want to play with him until he shows them the amazing shapes he can make.

The Trouble with Tilly Trumble by Lynn Manuel
Tilly loves chairs and is looking for just the right one to put by her fireplace. Where will she find it?

Bravo, Tavo! by Brian Meunier
Tavo has to help his father convince the rest of the village that irrigation will save them from the drought.

The Crimson Comet by Dean Morrissey
When the light on the moon goes out, Nora and her brother Jake take a trip in their rocket to help the Man-in-the-Moon regain power.

Fergus and the Night-Demon by Jim Murphy
This is an Irish ghost story that tells about a man on his way to town who faces a demon.

The Last Brother by Trinka Hakes Noble
This is a Civil War tale about brothers going to war. Gabe is the bugler and tries to protect his older brother during the Battle of Gettysburg.

The Cheese by Margie Palatini
This is a riff on the nursery rhyme "The Farmer in the Dell". Why does the cheese stand alone?

Babies Can't Eat Kimchee! by Nancy Patz
A sister has to wait on her baby sister to get bigger before she can do things with her.

Bad Bear Detectives by Daniel Pinkwater
Accused of stealing muffins, the two polar bears in the zoo, set out to clear their names and find the thief.

Hardworking Puppies by Lynn Reiser
A subtraction story about each of the ten puppies finding jobs.

So Few of Me by Peter H. Reynolds
Leo thinks if there were two of him he could get more done. See what happens when two turns to three and three turns to four, etc.

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
Tango's family is not like the others.

Lucia and the Light by Phyllis Root
The sun doesn't appear for days and Lucia sets out to find it.

Richard Scarry's Best Read-It-Yourself Book Ever

The Man and the Fox by Idries Shah
A clever fox outwits a man who sets a trap for him.

The Boy and the Spell adapted by Pegi Deitz Shea
This is based on an opera where things come to life to teach a boy a lesson after he has a tantrum.

So Sleepy Story by Uri Shulevitz
A little boy dreams that his house comes alive with dishes that sway, chairs that rock, and clocks that call "cuckoo", but when he wakes up, all is quiet.

The Bubble Gum Kid by Stu Smith
In this rhyming book, Billy loves to chew gum but can't blow a bubble. Will he learn how?

Leaves by David Ezra Stein
A bear sees how leaves change.

Take Care, Good Knight by Shelley Moore Thomas
Three dragons agree to watch the Wizard's cats while he is away. But. . . they can't read the instructions he left. Who will help them?

Billy Tartle in Say Cheese! by Michael Townsend
Billy is determined to find a way to make his school picture much more memorable.

Benny & Beautiful Baby Delilah by Jean Van Leeuwen
Benny is not happy when his baby sister comes home.

Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep by Jane Yolen
This is a lullaby about different animals sleeping.

New Non-Fiction

Veggie Bible Dictionary by Cindy Kenney and Karen Brothers
This dictionary is filled with definitions that will help children understand words from the Bible and words having to do with Veggie World characters.

Tomie's Little Mother Goose by Tomie de Paola
Simple Mother Goose tales with hard pages for toddlers.

The Cat in the Hat Beginner Book Dictionary by P.D. Eastman
This dictionary is full of ridiculous alligators, foolish bears and giraffes' uncles, all racing around and getting involved in nonsensical adventures. This Beginner Book helps children to focus on recognizing, remembering, and enjoying a basic elementary vocabulary of 1350 words.

Learn About Weather by Robin Kerrod
This is a fascinating fact file and learn-it-yourself project book. Learn about climates and seasons, where wind comes from, what a rainbow and much more.

Oh Say Can You Seed? by Bonnie Worth
I'm the Cat in the Hat, and I think that you need to come take a look at this thing called a seed.

Fun To Learn, My Body by Arianne Holden
This book helps children to understand their body and the way it works.

Me and My Body by David Evans and Claudette Williams
How wide can you reach? How high can you jump? This science book uses simple observations and experiements to explore the human body and how it works.

Oh, The Things You Can Do That Are Good For You! by Tish Rabe
Learn all about staying healthy from the Cat in the Hat.

There's A Map On My Lap!
The Cat in the Hat teaches Dick and Sally about cartography and the uses of different kinds of maps.

America's Robert E. Lee by Henry Steele Commager
A biography of the commander of the Confederate armies, describing his family life, his career, and his campaigns during the Civil War.

new books for beginners`

One Hundred Shoes by Charles Ghigna
This math reader considers what kinds of shoes a centipede might wear and how he might shop for them.

A Day With Daddy by Louise A. Gikow
After a visit to the zoo with the children, it is Daddy who needs the nap.

A Fly Went By by Mike McClintock
This Beginner Book encourages children to read all by themselves by blending words and pictures.

The Nose Book by Al Perkins
Noses are interesting and serve many purposes, including the one holding up glasses. A Bright and Early Book for beginning beginners.

The Hair Book by Graham Tether
A Bright and Early Book for beginning beginners all about hair.

The Knee Book by Graham Tether
A Bright and Early Book for beginning beginners all about knees. This is designed to encourage pre-schoolers to discover the delights of reading for themselves.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round by Doreen Rappaport
Before Emmett Till's murder, Anne Moody had known the fear of hunger, hell and the devil. But now there was a new fear--the fear of being killed just because she was black.

The Printer's Trial by Gail Jarrow
The account of the momentous trial that established the political precedent for the right of people to criticize their government in print.

Boy Scouts of America, The Official Handbook for Boys

Beauty and the Beast by Max Eilenberg
Beauty prepared to make the sacrifice of living with a hideous creature so that her father's life may be spared. Beauty's heart softens as she comes to know the Beast as a strange, sad monster who seemed so full of hurt.

Sparks Fly High by Mary Quattlebaum
The Legend of Dancing Point. Colonel Lightfoot competes with the devil in a dancing contest.

Golem by David Wisniewski
A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the jews of sixteenth-century Prague. Golem is a dramatic tale of supernatural forces invoked to save an oppressed people.

Fire! by Celia Godkin
The life cycle of a forest is examined, from the devastation of a fire to its gradual renewal as a vital ecosystem.

The Amazing Human Body by Shar Levine & Leslie Johnstone
You always knew you were interesting, bu you didn't realize you were this fascinating! Give kids a head start on science with simple experiments and activities that have been designed for young scientists.

Gee Whiz! It's All About Pee by Susan E. Goodman
There's a lot more to pee than you ever imagined. Urine luck--you can find out all about it.

The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD by John F. Taylor, Ph.D.

Our New Cat by Nuria Roca and Rosa M. Curto
Pete and Paula adopt a kitten named Rufus. During the first few weeks they learn how to care for their pet.

Cave Pasintings to Picasso by Henry Sayre
This book introduces fifty celebrated works of art, including King Tut's sarcophagus and Any Warhol's paings of Campbell's soup cans.

DK Experience Pyramid by Peter Chrisp
Journey down the River Nile to the site of Egypt's ancient pyramids and discover the secrets of the pharaohs and their spectacular, monumental tombs.

3-D ABC by Bob Raczka
The three-dimensional world of sculpture comes alive in this museum without walls.

1-2-3 Calligraphy! by Eleanor Winters
If you like to create beautiful letters, why not try you hand at calligraphy. This book provides instruction and projects for beginners and beyond.

Carnival of the Animals edited by Judith Chernaik
This magnificent book combines work by thirteen acclaimed modern poets with bold and glorious illustrations. The accompanying CD features a reading of each poem followed by the appropriate musical passage.

Black Cat Bone by J. Patrick Lewis
The life of blues legend, Robert Johnson.

Ella Fitzgerald by Andrea Davis Pinkney
The story of the small-town girl whose talent and courage made her the First Lady of Song. This is the true tale of the Queen of Scat, the one and only Ella Fitzgerald.

Be Water, My Friend by Ken Mochizuki
The story of the early years of Bruce Lee

Memories of Survival by Esther Nisenthal Krinitz and Bernice Steinhardt
Esther Krinitz tells of her journey of living through the Holocaust in Poland. Through a series of hand-stitched embrodered panels, she reveals both the extreme horrors of war and cherished family memories.

Look at all the new books with cds that we have!!!!

Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas by Cynthia Rylant

Henry and Mudge and the Snowman Plan by Cynthia Rylant

Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night by Cynthia Rylant

Henry and Mudge and the Wild Goose Chase by Cynthia Rylant

Mr. Putter and Tabby Feed the Fish by Cynthia Rylant

Mr. Putter and Tabby Toot the Horn by Cynthia Rylant

Mr. Putter and Tabby Walk the Dog by Cynthia Rylant

The Whale by Cynthia Rylant

Zelda and Ivy by Laura McGee Kvasnosky

Zelda and Ivy The Runaways by Laura McGee Kvasnosky

Akimbo and the Crocodile Man by Alexander McCall Smith

Akimbo and the Elephants by Alexander McCall Smith

Ivy + Bean by Annie Barrows

Ivy + Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go by Annie Barrows

Animal Strike at the Zoo. It's True! by Karma Wilson

Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson

Hilda Must Be Dancing by Karma Wilson

Sakes Alive! A Cattle Drive by Karma Wilson

Epossumondas Saves the Day by Coleen Salley

Cowboy Ned & Andy by David Ezra Stein

So You Want to be an Explorer? by Judith St. George

Dizzy by Jonah Winter

Fiona's Luck by Teresa Bateman

Pirates Don't Change Diapers by Melinda Long

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

New Picture Books

Little Otter's Big Journey by David Bedford and Susan Winter
Little Otter is afraid as the waves carry him farther out to sea. Will his mother return in time to find him? A reassuring story for young children.

Punxsutawney Phyllis by Susanna Leonard Hill
Phyllis is an unusual groundhog because every kind of weather makes her happy. How will she every get old Uncle Phil out of bed to make his official Punxsutawney Phil Groundhog Day prediction?

Where's My Darling Daughter? by Mij Kelly
Poppa Bombola cannot find his darling daughhter, but when he opens his eyes--what a surprise!

Oliver's Red Toboggan by Paul Kortepeter
The Boxwood bunnies happily rediscover the blessing of sharing when they awake after a stormy night to a snow day. In the midst of a quarrel over Oliver's toboggan, they meet some forest friends who have suffered from the storm.

Noah's Mittens by Lise Lunge-Larsen
When Noah was born the angels burst into song and the sun rose an hour early, for this baby would grow up to do wonderful things.

No Dessert Forever! by George Ella Lyon and Peter Catalanotto
Have you every been blamed for mischief your brother has caused?

Ms. Rubinstein's Beauty by Pep Montserrat
When Mr. Pavlov and Ms. Rubinstein look beyond one another's strange characteristics, they discover beauty and grace that no one else has ever noticed.

Looking for a Moose by Phyllis Root
Four children set out into the woods to find a moose.

Emily's Balloon by Komako Sakai
A little girl's new friend is round, lighter than air, and looks like the moon at night.

Moses--When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford
This is a unique portrait of one of the most inspiring figures of the Underground Railroad.


New Fiction

Sardine In Outer Space 3 by Emmanuel Guibert and Joann Sfar
The spunkiest girl in outer space is back and ready to play! Get ready for the ultimate match-up as wits battle brawn in the best bout of this series.

The Buffalo Soldier by Sherry Garland
A young man raised as a slave becomes a buffalo soldier--a member of an all-black cavalry that later fought in the Spanish-American War. Includes historical note.

Scarlett On The Case by Kathy Mancl
Scarlett, a very special dog, helps solve the mystery when several horses disappear from near the farm where she lives.

Freedom Ship by Doreen Rappaport
This is a gripping and suspenseful adventure of Samuel and his family, who are born into slavery, and their flight to freedom.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

more fiction books

Torchlight by Carol Otis Hurst
In 1864, fifth-grader Carlotte befriends an Irish-American girl at school and tries to understand the prejudices between the Irish and the Yankees in her town of Westfield, Massachusetts. Based on historical events.

Missing Magic by Emma Laybourn
In a world where everyone has magical abilities, Ned has none. When the world turns upside down his lack of powers turns out to be his best asset.

Peter Pan in Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean
Journey back to Neverland in the first-ever authorized sequal to J.M. Barrie's masterpiece, Peter Pan. Fearing for Peter Pan's life, Wendy and the Lost Boys to back to Neverland only to discover adventure waiting and their worst nightmares coming true!

Trolls, Go Home! by Alan MacDonald
Things get ugly (and possibly hairy and smelly) when the Trolls move into a quiet subburb.

Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas by Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin
The Baker Street Irregulars help Sherlock Holmes solve the mysterious deaths of a family of circus tightrope walkers.

Breathe by Cliff McNish
When he and his mother move into an old English farmhouse, Jack discovers that he can communicate with the ghosts, and establishes a relationship with a tormented spirit that threatens to destroy both his mother and himself.

A Mid-Semester Night's Dream by Margaret Meacham
Chaos results when Morgan gets help in casting a love spell on a boy at school from Gretta, a fairy-godmother-in training.

I Believe in Unicorns by Michael Morpurgo
A man relates to how he became to believe in unicorns as an eight-year-old boy.

Second Fiddle or How to Tell a Blackbird From a Sausage by Siobhan Parkinson
Outspoken Mags decides to help her friend, a violin student, reconcile with her father so that he will allow her to attend a prestigious music school in England.

The Day My Mother Left by James Prosek
When his mother leaves, nine-year-old Jeremy faces his own pain and loss, his father's depression and his sister's distance, the pity of friends and strangers, and his father's remarriage. He finds solace in fishing and artwork.

The Real Lucky Charm by Charisse K. Richardson
Thinking that luck has helped her succed, ten-year old Mia panics and turns to her twin brother for help when her lucky gold basketball charm goes missing.

4 Kids in 5E &1 Crazy Year by Virginia Frances Schwartz
Family, school, and life in general are seen through the writings of four fifth graders who have been taken out of an overcrowded New York City classroom and placed with a teacher who shows them how to write and how to believe in themselves.

Cats to the Rescue by Marilyn Singer
True tales of heroic felines. A collection of inspiring and informative cat stories from around the world.

First Light by Rebecca Stead
When twelve-year-old Peter and his family arrive in Greenland, he stumbles upon a secret his mother has been hiding from him all his life, and begins an adventure he never imagines possible.

Creepy Creatures by R.L. Stine
Three of Goosebumps' creepiest creature books ever come to life in this ghoulish collection of spine-tingling graphix fun.

Blind Mountain by Jan Resh Thomas
Unsure of himself and annoyed at having to spend a day climbing a Montana mountain, twelve-year-old Sam must become the guide on their perilous journey down when he temporarily blinds his father.

A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban
Ten-year-old Zoe's musicianship has a positive impact on her workaholic mother, her jittery father, and her school social life.

Finest Kind by Lea Wait
When his father's Boston bank fails in 1838, causing his family to relocate to a small Maine town, twelve-year-old Jake Webber works to prepare the family for the harsh winter while also keeping the existence of his disabled younger brother a secret.

Second String Center by Rich Wallace
Dunk learns to be supportive both on and off the basketball court when his friend Jared goes through a difficult time, even though Jared's failure would provide Dunk more opportunities to prove himself.

Best Friend Emma by Sally Warner
When a new girl joins her third-grade class Emma thinks only about gaining her friendship before the popular Cynthia can, and hurts her best friend Annie Pat's feelings in the process.

New Fiction Available

Please Write in This Book by Mary Amato
When Ms. Wurtz leaves a blank book in the Writer's Corner with a note encouraging those who find it to"talk to each other" in its pages, the students' entries spark a classrom-wide battle.

Scarlett by Cathy Cassidy
After being expelled from yet another school in London, twelve-year-old Scarlett is sent by her exasperated mother to live with her father, stepmother, and stepsister in Ireland, where, with the help of a mysterious boy, she eventually overcomes her anger and resentment and feels part of a family again.

Eclipse by Andrea Cheng
It's the summer of 1952 and eight-year old Peti gives up his room to relatives and worries about his grandfather who cannot escape from behind the Iron Curtain.

No Talking by Andrew Clements
The fifth grade boys challenge the fifth grade girls to a "no talking" contest.

Odd Man Out by Sarah Ellis
Kip visits his grandmother in British Columbia where he is surrounded by five alien girl cousins. He finds an unexpected treasure.

The Amazing Flight of Darius Frobisher by Bill Harley
When his father disappears during a hot-air balloon flight, ten-year-old Darius is sent to live with an obnoxious aunt until a strange bicycle repairman with a secret changes his life.

Cheyenne Medidine Hat by Brian Heinz & Gregory Manchess
A wild mustang mare tries to protect her band from capture and from a stalking cougar. Includes notes about the history of Noreth American wild horses.

Have Courage, Hazel Green by Odo Hirsch
When she overhears one of the tenants in her apartment building verbally abusing the hard-working caretaker, Mr. Egozian, Hazel Green determines to find a way to teach the unpleasant tenant a lesson.

Hazel Green by Odo Hirsch
Hazel tries to convince the city to allow children to march in the annual Frogg Day parade.

The Log Cabin Wedding by Ellen Howard
Although it was her idea to bring together her family and that of a neighboring widow woman, Elvirey never bargained on Pap falling for the Widow Aiken.

Monday, September 17, 2007

These are our new non-fiction books:

No More! Stories and Songs of Slave Resistance by Doreen Rappaport
This book tells about the true accounts of eleven slaves.

The Great Race The Story of the Chinese Zodiac by Dawn Casey

The Adventures of Odysseus by Hugh Lupton

Jack and the Beanstalk by E. Nesbit

The Cow on teh Roof by Eric Maddern
These characters trade jobs for a day and find out that you should stick to what you do best.

The Action of Subtraction by Brian P. Cleary
Through rhyme, humorous illustrations and kid friendly examples this author makes subtraction easy as 3, 2, 1!

Messages from Mars by Loreen Leedy and Andrew Schuerger
In the year 2106, a group goes to Mars and sends back emails about the planet.

Gone Wild by David McLimans
This is an alphabet book about endangered animals.

Baby Grizzly by Aubrey Lang
This book explores the world of baby grizzly bears.

Peanut Butter, Milk, and Other Deadly Threats by Sherri Mabry Gordon
This book is about food allergies.

If You Decide to Go to the Moon by Faith McNulty
Take an imaginary journey to the moon.

If You Were a Parrot by Katherine Rawson
Children discover what it would be like to be a parrot in this book with GREAT pictures.

I Love to Finger Paint! by Jennifer Lipsey

Animal Crackers by Jane Dyer
This is a collection of pictures, poems, and lullabies for the very young.

Moving Day by Ralph Fletcher
This is a collection of poems about a twelve-year old boy who is moving.

Winter Song a Poem by William Shakespeare is illustrated by Melanie Hall

Paul Cezanne a Painter's Journey by Robert Burleigh

I'm Still Scared a book about Tomie DePaola

Lucy Maud Montgomery (the author of Anne of Green Gables) by Alexandra Wallner

Grandma Moses by Alexandra Wallner

Isaac Newton by Kathleen Krull

Toulouse-Lautrec (The Moulin Rouge and the City of Light) by Robert Burleigh

Out of the Shadows an Artist's Journey by Neil Waldman

Andy Warhol Pop Art Painter by Susan Goldman Rubin

The Korean War by Andrew Santella

The Storm (Students of Biloxi, Mississippi, Remember Hurricane Katrina) compiled by Barbara Barbieri McGrath

Children of Alcatraz by Claire Rudolf Murphy
Franklin Plays Hockey


The Secret Lunch Special by Peter Catalanotto and Pamela Schembri
Second-grader Emily has a memorable day with a new school bus, a forgotten lunch bag, a special cafeteria meal and a new friendship.

The Remarkable Friendship of Mr. Cat and Mr. Rat by Rick Walton
The cat and the rat play tricks on each other all the time, but do they truly like each other?


One Saturday Evening by Barbara Baker
There are 6 stories in this book about each family member: Mama, Lily, Rose, Daisy, Jack and Papa.

Pish and Posh by Barbara Bottner and Gerald Kruglik
When Pish and Posh discover fairy magic, they face a series of wacky surprises.

Minnie and Moo The Attack of the Easter Bunnies by Denys Cazet
The farm animals dress up like Easter Bunnies to surprise the farmer's grandchildren.

Iris and Walter and Baby Rose by Elissa Haden Guest
Iris' baby sister is very fussy and grandpa takes Iris out for a special day without the baby.

Houndsley and Catina and the Birthday Surprise by James Howe
These characters do not know when their birthdays are and have a creative way to figure it out.

Mr. Putter and Tabby See the Stars by Cynthia Rylant
See what happens when Mr. Putter and Tabby go out for a moonlit stroll.

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days by Erica Silverman
Cocoa does not want Kate to go to school without him.

Saturday, September 01, 2007

New non-fiction books available

America's Electoral College by Therese Shea

Double Cheeseburgers, Quiche, and Vegetarian Burritos by Loretta Frances Ichord
Eating habits in America changed in the 1920's. See how in this book.

What Happens in Winter? by Sara L. Latta

The Great Barrier Reef by Theresa Shea

A Grassland Habitat by Bobbie Kalman

A Home on the Tundra by Katie Marsico

A Home on the Prairie by David C. Lion

A Home in the Coral Reef by Christine Taylor-Butler

Sponges, Jellyfish & Other Simple Animals by Steve Parker

Airplanes by Chris Oxlade

The Best Vet in the World by Charnan Simon

Pet Parakeets by Julia Barnes

Pet Goldfish by Julia Barnes

Be a Better Babysitter by Annie Buckley

Be A Better Biker by Annie Buckley

Let's Downhill Ski! by Carol K. Lindeen

Extreme Skydiving by Bobbie Kalman and John Crossingham

Blackbeard the Pirate King told in verse by J. Patrick Lewis

Welcome to Everglades National Park by Nadia Higgins

Welcome to Badlands National Park by Teri and Bob Temple

Welcome to Glacier National Park by Nadia Higgins

Welcome to Denali National Park by M. C. Hall

Ancient Egypt by Simon Adams
This is Kingfisher Voyage book.

Ancient Greece by Marni McGee
This is a National Geographic book.

The Berlin Airlift by Michael Burgan

Middle East by Philip Steele
This is a Kingfisher Knowledge book.

Georgia: The Debtors Colony by Susan Sales Harkins and William H. Harkins

New picture books available

Mary Clare Likes to Share by Joy Hulme (this is a beginner book)
Through sharing the characters show math concepts.

The Best of Both Nests by Jane Clarke
This a great book about two storks that "divorce" and the child stork deals with his feelings.

Big Bug Surprise by Julia Gran
Prunella knows a lot about bugs. Nobody is interested in what she has to say until she saves the class from bees.

Substitute Groundhog by Pat Miller
Groundhog is sick and can't do Groundhog day. He advertises for a substitute. Who does he get?

A Father's Day Thank You by Janet Nolan
A delightful story about what each child thinks that Dad Bear wants for Father's Day. What does Harvey end up giving his dad?