Thursday, July 03, 2008

There are more children's books ready to be checked out:

Picture Books:

No Moon, Mo Milk by Chris Babock
Martha, the cow, wants to go to the moon. See how she does it!!

Reuben and the Fire by Merle Good
This story takes the reader inside the world of the Amish with adventure, a sense of place, and a touch of humor.

Boo to You, Winnie the Pooh adapted by Bruce Talkington
Yes, we have a Halloween book for you to enjoy in July!

Something Beautiful by Sharon Dennis Syeth
When a young lady goes looking for something beautiful in her neighborhood she finds many different things.

Chapter Books:

The Blue Ghost by Marion Dan Bauer
At her grandmother's log cabin, Liz is led to make contact with children she believes may be her ancestors.

Pieces of Georgia by Jen Bryant
Read this story to see how a girl's life changes after she receives a gift membership to an art museum.

Fat Camp Commandos Go West by Daniel Pinkwater
Ralph and Sylvia flee a fat camp and join their friend at a dude ranch.

42 Miles by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
This book of poems tells how a 13-year-old tries to bring together her two lives; the one in the city with Mom and the one in the country with Dad.

Non-Fiction Books:

One Wintry Night by Ruth Bell Graham
This book retells the Christmas story in a contemporary setting, beginning with creation and closing with Christ's resurrection.

Knights in Shining Armor by Gail Gibbons
This book tells all about knights.

The Goodnight Circle by Carolyn Lesser
This story describes the activities of a variety of animals from sunset to sunrise.

Koko's Story by Dr. Francine Patterson
This is an old favorite about the gorilla named Koko.

Cats Know Best by Colin Eisler
This story tells about the things cats know best!

Getting to Know You illustrated by Rosemary Wells
Sixteen of the songs that Rodgers and Hammerstein created are illustrated for children in this great book.

The Beauty and the Beast selected by Jack Prelutsky
This is a book of illlustrated poems about animals, insects, and birds by poets from different parts of the world.

Wrong About Japan: A Father's Journey With His Son by Peter Carey
Charley and his father love Japanese manga and anime books. Eventually they travel to Japan where they learn about the the history of the culture (as well as many other things along the way).

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