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Kate Waters-Curious about worms

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Worms! They’re more than just the squiggly things on a fish hook. Worms live in the earth, in the sea, in other bodies of water, and even inside insects or animals. They can be round or flat, really long or microscopic, colorful or see-through, even glowing. Learn more about how these wigglers live, what they eat . . . and who eats them.  c. 2017

Janet Lawler-Scary plants!

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cover image for Scary plants!Poison ivy, stinging nettles, Venus fly trap–their names alone say “watch out!” Plants can sting, prick, trap, even poison other living things. But why? Learn more about the tricky or deadly ways some plants protect themselves and capture food in this visually exciting book developed with Smithsonian Gardens.  c. 2017

Margarita Engle-Enchanted air: two cultures, two winds: a memoir

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cover image for Enchanted air : two cultures, two wings : a memoirMargarita is a girl from two worlds. Her heart lies in Cuba, her mother’s tropical island country, a place so lush with vibrant life that it seems like a fairy tale kingdom. But most of the time she lives in Los Angeles, lonely in the noisy city and dreaming of the summers when she can take a plane through the enchanted air to her beloved island. Words and images are her constant companions, friendly and comforting when the children at school are not.  c. 2015

Laura Ingalls Wilder-The Little House book of wisdom

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cover image for The Little house book of wisdom

In Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote: “Now is now. It can never be a long time ago.” And in this timeless collection of quotes, readers can revisit their favorite moments from all nine original Little House books, alongside beautiful black-and-white illustrations.  Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved Little House series captured her childhood adventures growing up on the American frontier. This illustrated collection of thoughtful words and wisdom showcases her poignant wit and enduring spirit and is the perfect gift for any Little House fan.  c. 2017