Wednesday, July 27, 2011

New Alphabet Series!

We only have the letters A, B, C, D, F, G, O, P, Q, S, T, U, V, and Y from the new series. The rest will be coming soon!

New Lego Picture Books!!

Lego City Adventures

Help Is On the Way- When Jessie's dog becomes lost and is found stuck under a gate in the park, the police and city workers of LEGO City come to the rescue. 

Calling All CarsCriminals have robbed the city's bank, and the police are on hand to investigate the robbery, talk to witnesses, and apprehend the thieves.   

Fire Truck to the Rescue- When a fire breaks out in LEGO City, the fire fighters hop in their fire engine and race to put it out.   

Ready For Takeoff- A Lego family goes to the airport to leave for a beach vacation, where they check their baggage, board the plane, and fly into the air to their destination.

All Aboard-A crane, a fork lift, and other vehicles and machines load cars onto the train in preparation for a trip to Lego City.       

New Juvenile NON-Fiction!

Bees Snails and Peacock Tails - Come explore the hidden shapes and patterns in nature. The peacock's flashy tail is a masterpiece of color and shape. A buzzing beehive is built of tiny hexagons. Even a snake's skin is patterned with diamonds. Study a beehive and you will see the mathematical genius of the bee. Poet Betsy Franco and Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins bring geometry to life in this lively, lyrical look at the shapes and patterns that can be found in the most unexpected places.

Mercury- This book is an introduction to Mercury highlighting its special characteristics, its history, and past and future missions to the planet.  

Earth - This book is an introduction to the planet Earth highlighting its special characteristics and its history.  

Spiders - Text and photographs introduce readers to different types of spiders and their behavior.  

Arlington - Arlington recounts the complicated history of one of the nation's most famous and most-visited national monuments and its fascinating daily life. Carefully researched and documented, Chris Demarest's watercolor paintings capture the spirit and pathos of the last resting place of more than 300,000 Americans who have served their country.

I Like to Play - Looks at different games played with balls, including soccer, baseball, and basketball.   

Farm Animals - Discusses animals found on farms and describes the food products people get from them. 

What is it? Shows animals in and on items, in a book with rhyming text. 

The Army -Describes the history, organization, and activities of the U.S. army."--Source other than the Library of Congress. 
How Are They the Same?Learn about similarities and differences between lots of different kinds of animals.

I Like Riding - Simple text and colorful illustrations show different modes of transportation, such as bicycles, trains, and cars. 

Animal Mothers - Looks at the parenting behaviors found in various animals.

New Juvenile Fiction!

Here Lies the Librarian - Fourteen-year-old Eleanor "Peewee" McGrath, a tomboy and automobile enthusiast, discovers new possibilities for her future after the 1914 arrival in her small Indiana town of four young librarians.     

The Lost Heroes - Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for "bad kids," find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself.     

The Dragon in the Sock Drawer- Cousins Jesse and Daisy always knew they would have a magical adventure, but they are not prepared when the "thunder egg" Jesse has found turns out to be a dragon egg that is about to hatch.

The Dragon in the Library - Dragon Keepers Jesse and Daisy, along with their dragon, Emmy, must save their friend Professor Andersson from an evil witch, who happens to be St. George the Dragon Slayer's girlfriend.

The Dragon in the Volcano - Emmy the dragon is maturing and growing too large--and bored--for her quarters, but when she disappears her Keepers, cousins Jesse and Daisy, follow her trail to the Fiery Realm in hopes of bringing her home.

Spirits in the Stars - At the edge of the Endless Ice, the four bears Ujurak, Toklo, Lusa, and Kallik reach Star Island, where a large group of bears is in trouble but believes Lusa is destined to help bring back the favor of the spirits.

Big Nate Out Loud - Big Nate, a.k.a. middle schooler Nate Wright, is 11 years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creation of cartoonist Peirce. "Big Nate Out Loud" collects Peirce's Big Nate strips, originally published only in newspapers and online at  

Big Nate from the Top - A latest collection of Big Nate strips follows the irrepressible, fortune-cookie-declared genius blazing a haphazard trail through the sixth grade at P.S. 38, where between endless misadventures, marked by complaining observations, he earns straight As and numerous detentions.

A Tale of Two Castles - Twelve-year-old Elodie journeys to Two Castles in hopes of studying acting but instead becomes apprentice to a dragon, who teaches her to be observant and use reasoning, thus helping her to uncover who is poisoning the king.

Aliens on Vacation - Unhappy at being sent to stay with his grandmother at the inn she operates, The Intergalactic Bed & Breakfast, Scrub discovers that each room is actually a portal to space and the inn's visitors are aliens who are vacationing on Earth.

Party Animal - Neither a long list of rules, nor the inability to find the perfect gift--Cheddar Jam--nor being locked in a bathroom with a juggling bear will keep quirky fourth-grader Oggie Cooder from attending neighbor Donnica Perfecto's birthday pool party.