Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Monday, December 15, 2008
Includes bibliographical references (p. 48) and index.
What does going green mean? -- Global energies -- Fossil fuels and pollution -- Greenhouse gases -- Solar power -- Wind power -- Water works! -- Hydrogen power -- Geothermal energy -- Biomass -- Making a difference -- Conserving energy -- The three R's.
The Jonas Brothers-
Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-30), discography (p. 29), filmography (p. 29) and index.
A scary discovery -- From New Jersey to Broadway -- Disney comes calling -- Superstars! -- A bright future.
Afghanistan Countries in Crisis-
Includes bibliographical references and index.
War zone -- Crossroads of Asia -- Independence and struggles -- The Soviets arrive -- Life under the Taliban -- The violence continues.
My Parents' Divorce -Case studies and helpful advice for kids whose parents are getting divorced.
Owning a Pet Cat - Owning a Pet: Cat tells you everything you need to know about responsible cat ownership. The books are full of essential information, including useful tips and key facts. These will help you to provide the very best pet care and to build a stronger, longer-lasting relationship with your pet.
Understanding Global Warming -
It's a fact: Earth is warming up. Scientists have learned that air pollution and other human actions are causing Earth to heat up at an alarming rate. They call this heating global warming. All over the planet, towering glaciers are melting and shrinking. Sea level is rising, threatening to put coastal lands underwater. Earth's delicate balance of plants and animals is in danger. We must join together in the quest to slow and prevent global warming. With engaging text and eye-catching images-plus a special Going Green section-this book tells you all about global warming and what you can do to prevent it.
Jeff Gordon - Jeff Gordon knows what it takes to win a Cup championship. With multiple Cup titles, it's no wonder he's known as the Rainbow Warrior. Find out how Jeff got his start in the world of NASCAR .
Chris Rock -
Chris Rock has never been afraid to speak his mind-no matter whom he might offend. For years, his comedy was for adults only. That changed with the success of the TV series Everybody Hates Chris and a string of hit animated films. Rock proved he can make any audience laugh-young or old. It's no wonder he's often called the funniest man in America.
John McCain- A third generation military man, John Sidney McCain III was groomed his entire life to join his father and grandfather as a highly decorated member of the U.S. Navy. Despite a quick temper and a wild, rebellious streak, McCain graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and soon found himself flying daredevil bombing missions over Vietnam. But his promising military career, and his life, took a sharp turn when he was shot down over the city of Hanoi, and he spent six years in a prisoner-of-war camp, where he was frequently tortured and locked in solitary confinement.
Arnold Schwarzenegger- Arnold Schwarzenegger was only fifteen years old when he made up his mind: "I wanted to do something special," he said, "to be recognized as the best." Schwarzenegger set his sights on becoming the top bodybuilder in the world, and after that-a rich and famous movie star. He never doubted his ability to reach his goals. In 2003, the popular action hero aimed his ambition and energy in another direction: politics. As governor of the richest and most populous state in the country, Schwarzenegger has faced his biggest challenges yet.
Miley Cyrus -
High interest-low vocabulary books.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-30), discography (p. 28), filmography (p. 28) and index.
Big break -- Smiley Miley -- Young Lucille Ball -- Hannah Montana -- Best friends
Hillary Clinton - The United States may be closer than ever to getting its first woman president. Yet even as women's status in society has risen, many still are not comfortable with the idea of a woman behind the desk in the Oval Office. Hillary Clinton knows she is fighting that gender bias, along with many other perceived negatives. True to her nature, she continues to battle. If Hillary Clinton prevails and is elected president, it will be one of the most significant moments in the history of the United States.
Hilary Duff- Hilary Duff got her big break as the star of the Lizzie McGuire series. She went on to act in movies, including The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Cheaper by the Dozen, and The Perfect Man. She has recorded several CDs, including Most Wanted, which was a number one album for two weeks. Successful in television, movies, and music, Hilary Duff is one of the rising superstars of entertainment.
Cicadas- Simple text accompanied by full-color photographs give an upclose look at cicadas. Intended for kindergarten through third grade students.
Apple Harvest - Simple text and photographs present an apple harvest in the fall.
Two Bobbies- Bobbi (the dog) and Bob Cat are the best of friends. When their hometown of New Orleans was struck by Hurricane Katrina, many lost everything. Bobbi and Bob Cat only survived by staying together. This is the story of their remarkable friendship.
New York Times v. Sullivan-This landmark Supreme Court Case of 1964 reinforced the freedom of the press guaranteed by the First Amendment. Mr. L.B. Sullivan was a public official in Montgomery, Alabama, who claimed he had been libeled by an advertisement in the New York Times. The ad questioned police handling of civil rights issues, and as the man in charge of the police force, Sullivan claimed the ad hurt his reputation. The Court affirmed the newspaper's right to print material that it believed to be true, regardless of whether or not it was hurtful to a public official.
What Happens at a Crayon Factory? - What Happens at a Crayon Factory?: Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Crayon Factory? takes readers inside a real factory to see how crayons are made.
Saturday, December 13, 2008
CDPL Christmas Coloring Contest!
1 winner per age group
3 and under
4,5 and 6
7,8 and 9
10,11 and 12
Pick up your entry in the Children's Department: All entries must be turned
in at the Youth Service
Desk by 5pm on Saturday
Winners will be notified Monday, December 22nd.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Snowmen at Night- j E Bue - Snowmen at Night reveals a wonderful wintertime secret-when we are sleeping, the snowmen are out playing!
A little girl plays outside on a cold winter day, counting each snowflake as it falls softly to the ground. Bundled in her warmest snowsuit, she savors the snow, tasting each flake as it falls on her tongue, and makes snow angels. Simple rhyming text captures the joy of a winter afternoon while teaching basic counting skills. Exuberant pastel illustrations invite young readers to join the fun.
Marvin Redpost #5 - Class President - j Fic Sac - t's no ordinary day for Marvin Redpost and his class. It's "hole day," and even Mrs. North and Principal McCabe are wearing their very worst clothes. It seemed like a fun idea that morning, but now they're expecting company--the president of the United States is on his way! And there's no time to change! Marvin must do math on the blackboard with television cameras pointing at him. And the day is just beginning!
Junie B., First Grader Dumb Bunny- j Fic Par- It's an Easter Egg-stravaganza!Lucille is having an Easter Egg Hunt at her rich expensive mansion! And guess what? The winner gets a play date to swim in Lucille's heated indoor swimming pool! Only, here is the problem. How did Junie B. get stuck wearing a big dumb bunny suit? And how can she possibly find eggs when she keeps tripping over her huge big rabbit feet? Being a dumb bunny is definitely not as easy as it looks. Will Junie B. end up with egg on her face? Or will the day deliver some very uneggspected results?
Curtains! A High School Musical Mystery - j Fic Dah- Starcups! the Harrison Ford High School musical is in danger! First, a huge light crashes down onstage, nearly hitting the director. Then part of the set falls over on on the show's star. When another actor's costume is destroyed, Kyle Sutton knows it isn't just bad luck. Everyone's a suspect.
Dark Day in the Deep Sea - j Fic Osb- Jack and Annie continue their quest for the secrets of happiness-secrets they need if they're going to save Merlin. But when the magic tree house leads them to a tiny deserted island in the middle of the ocean, they're not sure who needs help more-Merlin or themselves! The brother and sister team are soon rescued by a ship of explorers and scientists. But the crew isn't looking for the secrets of happiness. The crew is looking for . . . a sea monster!
Swindle- j Fic Kor-After a mean collector named Swindle cons him out of his most valuable baseball card, Griffin Bing must put together a band of misfits to break into Swindle's compound and recapture the card. There are many things standing in their way- a menacing guard dog, a high-tech security system, a very secret hiding place, and their inability to drive-but Griffin and his team are going to get back what's rightfully his . . . even if hi-jinks ensue.
The Magic Thief- j Fic Pri-In a city that runs on a dwindling supply of magic, a young boy is drawn into a life of wizardry and adventure. Conn should have dropped dead the day he picked Nevery's pocket and touched the wizard's locus magicalicus, a stone used to focus magic and work spells. But for some reason he did not. Nevery finds that interesting, and he takes Conn as his apprentice on the provision that the boy find a locus stone of his own. But Conn has little time to search for his stone between wizard lessons and helping Nevery discover who-or what-is stealing the city of Wellmet's magic, time is running our for Conn to find his stone.
Monday, December 01, 2008
Be sure to sign up now for our Craft on December 20th.
Come to the YS desk or call 362-2242 ex115
The library will be closed Dec 24,25,26 and 31 and Jan 1