Saturday, December 17, 2011

New Non-Fiction Books Ready to be Checked Out

Two new classics retold by Roberto Piumini:
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The Three Little Pigs

Four new books about the NEW food pyramid:
The Fantastic Fruit Group by Marcie Aboff
The Great Grains Group by Marcie Aboff
The Incredible Vegetable Group by Marcie Aboff
The Powerful Protein Group by Sally Lee

Eight new books about an animal and their babies:
Bears and Their Cubs by Linda Tagliaferro
Cows and Their Calves by Margaret Hall
Dogs and Their Puppies by Linda Tagliaferro
Ducks and Their Ducklings by Margaret Hall
Elephants and Their Calves by Margaret Hall
Penguins and Their Chicks by Margaret Hall
Robins and Their Chicks by Linda Tagliaferro
Tigers and Their Cubs by Margaret Hall

Three new "Look Inside" books by Mari Schuh:
Look Inside a Log Cabin
Look Inside a Pyramid
Look Inside a Tepee

Two new books about occupations:
If I Were a Firefighter by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
If I Were a Veterinarian by Shelly Lyons

Three new "Truth and Rumors" books:
Pirates by Sean Stewart Price
Titanic by Michael Burgan
U. S. Presidents by Sean Stewart Price

Two new "Explore and Draw" books by Ann Becker:
Monster Trucks

Three new books about the military:
Airmen of the U. S. Airforce by Lisa M. Bolt Simons
Marines of the U. S. Marine Corps by Jennifer Reed
Sailors of the U. S. Navy by Jennifer Reed

Five new books about space:
Astronauts Working in Space by Angela Royston
The First Moon Landing by Steve Kortenkamp
Space Shuttles by Steve Kortenkamp
Space Stations by Steve Kortenkamp
Space Tourism by Steve Kortenkamp

Two new "Kids' Guide to" books:
Military Vehicles by Lisa M. Bolt Simons
Robots by Barbara J. Davis

Two new "Why, Why, Why" books:
Why, Why, Why do Astronauts Float in Space?
Why, Why, Why do Pirates Bury Their Treasure?

Three new "Spot-It Challenges" books:
Animals Everywhere by Sarah L. Schuette
Mean Machines by Jennifer L. Marks
School Times by Jennifer L. Marks

Misc. books:
If the World Were a Village: A Book About the World's People by David J. Smith

Veteran's Day by Julie Murray

The Sesame Street Dictionary by Linda Hayward

How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum by Jessie Hartland

The Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination byDaniel Lipkowitz

New Chapter Books Ready to Check Out

Floors by Patrick Carman
Leo is the janitor's son at the Whippet Hotel.  Now this is no ordinary hotel - it has wacky designs and wacky secrets on each floor.  One day there are 4 cryptic boxes left for Leo.  That's when Leo takes the ride of his life and realizes that the future of Whippet Hotel depends on him.

The Forgotten Warrior by Erin Hunter
This is volume 5 in the series - Omen of the Stars.

Fourth-Grade Fuss by Johanna Hurwitz
Yard sales, ice-skating, and surprise parties are what makes fourth grade fun.  But Julio and his friends know it's time to get serious about the statewide end-of-the-year test.  They do all kinds of things to make sure they pass (like wearing their underwear inside out).  Will they pass?

Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
This the next book in the series Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue
Poor Monty is an energetic pup who gets into trouble all the time.  His house has lots of rules and he has trouble following them!

Secrets at Sea by Richard Peck
Helena is a big-sister mouse to 3 younger siblings living in a nice place and feeling safe and sound with their human family.  When the human family decides to sail away to England, the mice stow away with them.  Then the adventure begins.  Will the mice squeak by, or will they go overboard?

Storm Runners by Roland Smith
Chase and his father are storm runners.  They race across the country to anywhere bad weather strikes. Chase is learning a lot on the road.  But when the hurricane of the century hits, he will be tested in ways he never could have imagined.

Friday, December 16, 2011

New Books to enjoy during break!

Purplicious - When her classmates make fun of her for still liking the color pink, a little girl feels all alone, but then a friend shows her the power of pink. 

The Cafeteria Lady from the Black Lagoon -Humorous story about the new cafeteria lady, Wanda Belch, who is rumored to drive a garbage truck to school.  

The Principal from the Black LagoonOn the third day of school, a young boy is sent to the principal's office and thinks about all the horrifying rumors he has heard about her.  

Fancy Nancy Pajama Day -Nancy, who likes to use fancy words, is excited to wear her elegant nightgown for Pajama Day at school, until her best friend Bree and her classmate Clara impress everyone by wearing matching pink polka-dot pajamas. 

Fancy Nancy Halloween or Bust!- No one knows Fancy like Nancy ... and no one knows Halloween like Nancy!     

Dogs Don't Brush their Teeth!Fifteen different dogs show what they can do, and what they can't do.

Fancy Nancy and the Late, Late Late Night - When Nancy's neighbor lends her a scrapbook of celebrity autographs, Nancy wants to stay up late and read it, but learns that a late night causes her to be tired all day at school.     

Goldilicious -A little girl and her brother play with her imaginary gold-horned unicorn that can float on water, fly, and turn herself into a fairy princess.     

Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes - Nancy's failure to pay attention gets her into trouble when she bakes cupcakes for the school bake sale.  

Dog Loves Books - Dog loves books so much that he decides to open a book store.     

Silverlicious - When Pinkalicious loses her sweet tooth she turns to the Tooth Fairy for help.     

Pinkalicious School Rules! - When Pinkalicious brings her imaginary unicorn, Goldie, to school and teaches him the rules, he helps her and the other students to become better friends.

Pinkalicious Pinkie Promise - After Pinkalicious uses all of Alison's pink paint in class, she wonders how she can repay her best friend.  

If You Give a Dog a Donut -Chaos might ensue if you were to give a dog a donut.  

Pirate Boy - As Colin imagines himself in a series of adventures beginning with joining a pirate crew, his mother assures him that she will always be there to help if he needs her.     

Dinosaurs Don't, Dinosaurs Do - An easy-to-read text and engaging, funny dinosaurs introduce young children to good manners, the benefits of being considerate to others, and the secret to making friends.     

Pinkalicious Pink around the Rink -Pinkalicious's new ice skates are plain white, so before she takes them out on the ice she decides to color them with her cotton candy pink magic marker.

Pinkalicious The Pinkerrific Playmate -Pinkalicious is excited for her new friend Rose to come over and play, but after a day of making friendship bracelets, baking cookies, and playing in the tree house, the girls are not ready for their fun to end. 

Monday, December 05, 2011

Polar Express party for boys only!

Please call to reserve your spot! 765-362-2242 ext115 - This event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list when you call.

Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas!

Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas! OOooh la la! Please join us for a magnificent, joyous, sparkly Christmas time!  Select your time slot and call to reserve your spot! 765-362-2242 ex115