Alice Hoffman-Nightbird

February 10th, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Twig lives in Sidwell, where people whisper that fairy tales are real. After all, her town is rumored to hide a monster. And 200 years ago, a witch placed a curse on Twig’s family that was meant to last forever. But this summer, everything will change when the red moon rises. It’s time to break the spell.  c. 2015

Julie Klassen-Lady maybe

February 10th, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

One final cry ” God almighty, help us! “and suddenly Hannah s world shifted violently and a blinding collision scattered her mind and shook her bones. Then came the pain, the freezing water, and a hand reached for hers before all faded into darkness.When Hannah awakes in a warm and welcoming room she has never seen before tended to by kind, unfamiliar faces most of her memory has been swept away, but not all. She recalls fragments of the accident.  c. 2015

Kati Hites-Winnie & Waldorf

February 3rd, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Product DetailsWinnie and her dog, Waldorf, do everything together, from dressing up to eating meals together, but sometimes Waldorf misbehaves. He just can’t help himself! When Winnie’s older sister, Sara, gets furious at Waldorf for breaking her violin, Winnie and Waldorf must be on their best behavior—it would be the worst thing ever if Waldorf were replaced by a cat!  c. 2015

Calliope Glass-Do you want to build a snowman?

February 3rd, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Product DetailsWith a simple shake or tap, the readers help Anna and Elsa put Olaf together again! In this truly hands-on interactive picture book, the readers play a part in the storytelling. Through instructional text, children learn numbers and directions such as up, down, left, right, clockwise, and counterclockwise. Toddlers will enjoy the feeling of creating the story and the element of magic and wonder.  c. 2015

Bill Scollon-A royal mouse in the house

February 3rd, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Product DetailsIt’s the day of the Enchancia Pet Show, and everyone is excited. The pet-owning students of Royal Prep are all there including Hildegard and her mink, Lulu. Suddenly, Lulu jumps out of Hildegard’s arms and runs away. While trying to find her pet, Hildegard is turned into a mouse! Sofia and Clover try to solve the mystery and reverse the spell. But they’ll have to hurry-the show is about to begin!  c. 2015

Rhiannon Thomas-A wicked thing

February 3rd, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A spinning wheel.””A prick of a finger.””A terrible curse.”One hundred years after falling asleep, Princess Aurora wakes up to the kiss of a handsome prince and a broken kingdom that has been dreaming of her return. All the books say that she should be living happily ever after. But as Aurora understands all too well, the truth is nothing like the fairy tale.Her family is long dead. Her true love is a kind stranger. And her whole life has been planned out by political foes while she slept.   c. 2015

Evan Kuhlman-Great ball of light

February 3rd, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

After a lightning strike, when twin brother and sister Fenton and Fiona find a ball of light in their backyard, things get… weird. Especially when Fenton figures out it can bring things back to life. Everything from bugs, to trees, to their old dog Scruffy, to… well… people. Namely, their grandfather. Because they really do miss him, and more than that, their father and their grandfather have unsettled business to take care of. But be warned: bringing things back from the dead gets a little more complicated when they stick around.  c. 2015

Elise Primavera-Rapscott’s girls

February 3rd, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Nestled inside a lighthouse, Great Rapscott School for the Daughters of Busy Parents takes its motto from Amelia Earhart: Adventure is worthwhile in itself. Headmistress Ms. Rapscott couldn’t agree more, but her students, who are shipped to the school in boxes, could use a little convincing. Still, despite their initial reluctance, the students are soon soaring through the sky and getting lost on purpose. In addition to learning what birthday cakes are and how best to approach a bumbershoot tree, the students also manage to learn a little something about strength and bravery.   c. 2015

James Patterson-The private school murders (Confessions; #2)

January 16th, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

There’s no relief for the Angel family after sixteen-year-old Tandy helps uncover the truth about her parents’ untimely deaths. As Tandy’s famous (now infamous) brother Matthew stands trial for the murder of his girlfriend, a new killer lurks on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Tandy launches her own investigation, but she’s haunted by another mystery: what happened to the boy she loved before her parents cruelly ripped them apart? Tension is high and answers are elusive as the teenage detective is pushed to the brink of obsession.  c. 2013

Richard Paul Evans-The Mistletoe Inn

January 16th, 2016 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

At 32, Kimberly Rossetti, a finance officer at a Lexus car dealership, has had her heart broken more times than she wants to remember. With two failed engagements and a divorce, and again alone with no prospects, she hardly seems the type to dream of being a published romance author. Dreading another holiday alone, she signs up for The Mistletoe Retreat, a nine-day writing retreat in Savannah, Georgia. Deep inside Kimberly knows she’s at a junction in her life, and it’s time to either fulfill her dream or let it go.  c. 2105