Monday, October 22, 2012

More New Books To Read!!

New Fiction
There's A Hamster in My Pocket!- A laugh-out-loud story about two best friends.

Liar and Spy- Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.


New Picture Books
The Very Best Pumpkin- While Peter carefully tends a special pumpkin on his grandparents' farm, quiet Meg watches from her new home next door.

Snowmen At Work- When winter sidewalks seem to have been mysteriously shoveled, a child wonders if snowmen are magic and have nighttime jobs while the people sleep. Includes hidden pictures.

Stephen and the Beetle- Esteban attempts to squish a beetle but has second thoughts.

Nighttime Ninja- Late at night, when all is quiet and everyone is asleep, a ninja creeps silently through the house in search of treasure.

The Christmas Tugboat- A New York Harbor tugboat captain and his family take the tug up the Hudson River to pick up and tow the barge carrying the enormous Christmas tree that will be displayed at Rockefeller Center.

The Quiet Place- The story of young immigrant Isabel, who misses her family and friends back in Mexico while decorating a large box as a place of quiet contemplation and encountering new experiences, including a first snowstorm and a kind teacher.

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