Tuesday, August 23, 2011

New Non-fiction and New Easy Fiction

The Watcher -This book traces out the life and career of Jane Goodall as a watcher of English fauna to her adult work as scholar of animal behavior in Africa.     

The Gingerbread Man Loose in th School - A gingerbread man searches all over the school for the group of children that made him and then left him behind.

Pete the Cat I Love my White Shoes - As he walks down the street, Pete the cat sings about his brand new white shoes as they change from red to blue to brown to wet.     

Time to Eat - Provides an introduction to what animals eat and how they collect, store, and digest their food.  

Rescuing Rover - Looks at the problem of dog overpopulation in America; discusses the role of puppy mills, pet stores, and independent breeders; and includes a profile of a local animal shelter. 

Planting the Wild Garden - An exploration of the different ways seeds are dispersed into the environment

Bear with Me - A boy at first is angry when his parents suddenly welcome a giant bear named Gary into their family, but eventually he and Gary learn to get along.     

After the KillLearn all about food chains with examples of animals who live in the jungle.  

Tia Isa Wants a Car - Tia Isa and her niece try to save enough money to buy a car to take the whole family to the beach. 

Saving Audie - Tells the story of Audie, a pit bull puppy who was rescued from Michael Vick's dog fighting ring.

Hocus Pocus - A mischievous little rabbit from a magician's hat sets his eye on a bunch of fresh carrots on the magician's kitchen counter, but before he can enjoy them he must get past a grumpy dog that is intent on keeping the clever little rabbit away. 

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