Saturday, February 26, 2011

New books at the library!

Super Simple Snacks by Nancy Tuminelly
This book has easy no-bake recipes for kids.

Joey to Kangaroo by Camilla de la Bedoyere
This easier to read book tells about the life cycle of kangaroos and has great pictures.

The Rocky Mountains by Jeffrey Zuehlke
This is an easy to read informative book that has wonderful pictures of the mountains.

Look-Alikes Around the World by Joan Steiner
You can look at this book for hours finding all the "objects" each picture contains. You will find zippers, forks, waffles, whistles, pasta (plus a whole bunch more) that create each picture.

Look-Alikes Christmas by Joan Steiner
You can find more than 1,000 objects hidden in this book!

World Book's Science & Nature Guides Series
This 12 volume set has information about amphibians & reptiles, birds, butterflies, fossils, freshwater life, insects, mammals, rocks & minerals, sea shells, trees, and wild flowers; with a resources and cumulative index to help find things.

Chapter Books:
Bad Kitty Gets a Bath by Nick Bruel
Bad Kitty really needs a bath. See if this will happen or not? (this is in graphic novel form)

Bad Kitty vs Uncle Murray by Nick Bruel
Bad Kitty's owners have left her and Puppy alone for a week with Uncle Murray as their pet sitter. Can he make it out alive? (this is in graphic novel form)

Happy Birthday Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
It's Bad Kitty's birthday and guess who's on the guest list? It's Chatty Kitty, Strange Kitty, Stinky Kitty and her other neighborhood "pals". (this is in graphic novel form)

Gabby & Gator by James Burks
Gator never seemed to fit in with other neighborhood pets. Gabby never seemed to fit in with the other neighborhood children. When they meet, their fun and adventures prove that the best friends are those who accept you as you are. (this is in graphic novel form)

Hereville How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry Deutsch
Mirka is not your typical eleven-year-old child. All she really wants to do is fight dragons! But she'll need a sword. Thus the title: How Mirka Got Her Sword. (this is in graphic novel form)

One Square Inch by Claudia Mills
When their mother's behavior changes and she starts to neglect them, Cooper and his sister take refuge in Inchland, an imaginary country that their grandfather gave them. This book deals with the sensitive, realistic portrait of a family dealing with bipolar disorder.

Indian Summer by Tracy Richardson
Marcie Horton is not looking forward to the summer at her grandparent's lake cottage. That is, until the woods near their home are threatened with development by the wealthy president of the university where her parents teach. Marcie is guided by a mysterious spirit in her quest to save the forest. Will she be successful in saving this forest?

Nate the Great and the Owl Express by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
In this story about Nate, his mission is to guard an owl named Hoot. Hoot disappears, of course. Then Nate is searching for clues to find the vanishing owl.

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
After a peculiar ad appears in the paper, dozens of children enroll to take a series of mysterious, mind-bending tests. Only four children will succeed. Then the challenge begins. The four children are to go on a secret undercover mission at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened. The only rule is that there are no rules.

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee Stewart
In this book the four children go on a mind-bending international scavenger hunt to find Mr. Benedict himself.

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma by Trenton Lee Stewart
An unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown and the four children follow clues on an adventure that threatens to separate them from their families, friends, and even one another.

Most Wanted by Kate Thompson
While making his daily deliveries, a baker's son finds himself holding a stallion's golden lead. He soon discovers it is the most powerful creature in all of Rome and he must treat it as an honored guest. What will the emperor do when he finds the boy with his prized horse?

Benched by Rich Wallace
This is book 3 in the Kickers series. Ben learns some lessons in self-control and sportsmanship when his behavior on the soccer field gets him sent to the bench.

Picture Books:
I Can Help by David Hyde Costello
When a duck gets lost, several animals help. They all end up helping each other as the story unfolds.

Jump by Scott M. Fischer
A bug sees a frog and jumps away. The frog sees a cat and jumps away. The cat sees a dog and jumps away. The story goes on and on like this until . . .

Life with Mammoth by Ian Fraser
Cavemen Ogg and Bob search for their pet mammoth to give him a bath. What will they find out?

The Boss Baby by Marla Frazee
When the baby arrives, he is the boss of everything!

Toot Toot Beep Beep by Emma Garcia
This book desribes the noises vehicles make. Then all is quiet. I wonder why?

The Big Snow by Berta and Elmer Hader
The friends in the little stone house put out food for the birds and animals during a big snow.

Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmobile by Gloria Houston
When Dorothy was little she loved books and wanted to become a librarian in a brick library just like the one she went to when she was young. But, when she grows up she ends up having a bookmobile that goes all over the land. She brings books to people at school, at the farm, even in the middle of a river.

Bats at the Ballgame by Brian Lies
Two teams of bats play an exciting game of baseball at night.

Aaron's Hair by Robert Munsch
Aaron is having a bad hair day. He yells at his hair and his hair jumps off his head and runs away. How will Aaron get it back?

Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones by Jucy Schachner
Skippyjon goes on an adventure about dinosaurs.

Imagine a Place by Sarah L. Thomson
This book is incredible. It starts with a picture, but it changes as your eyes and imagination look across the page.

Mouse and Mole A Winter Wonderland by Wong Herbert Yee
Mole does not want to go outside because it's too cold and windy. Mouse goes out to play anyway. He gets lonely and builds a sno-mole. His sno-mole is okay, but it's nice to know his best friend will be waiting for him when he comes inside.

Henry and Mudge The First Book by Cynthia Rylant
This is the first book in this series. It tells how Henry and Mudge become best buds.

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