» Archive for April, 2018

Haunt me/ Liz Kessler

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When her family moves after a rough year, Erin feels instantly at home in her new bedroom – even after she realizes that she’s not the only one occupying it. As Erin becomes accustomed to Joe, the spirit of the teenage boy who lived in the room before her, she starts to sense an inexplicable connection between them.   c. 2017

There’s nothing to do!/ Dev Petty

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Frog is bored. He can’t find ANYTHING to do—even when his animal friends make good suggestions, like sleeping all day, licking between his toes, or hopping around and then staring off into space. Will he find a fun and exciting way to spend his day?   c. 2017

Grimelda and the spooktacular pet show/ Diana Murray

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

With the right spell Grimelda knows she can make her cat Wizzlewarts spooktacular in seconds. But when her spell book goes missing in her untidy room, will Grimelda find another spooktacular pet to win the prize, or will her magic make an even larger mess?   c. 2017

Olive and the backstage ghost/ Michelle Schusterman.

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

After Olive Preiss freezes during a theater camp audition, she flees in despair. She finds herself at Maudeville, a beautiful old theater that she’s never noticed before. She enters, goes onstage, and sings her song. “Thank you for that lovely audition, darling,” comes a voice from the shadows. “I believe I have just the part for you.”  c. 2017

Touchdown kid/ Tim Green

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cory has always been passionate about football. But life for him and his single mom has been hard, making it difficult for Cory to play. And though Cory is a good kid, he’s constantly surrounded by negative influences. But when the coach from an elite private school with one of the best football programs in the country recognizes his talents on the field, Cory is presented with an unbelievable opportunity.

Great escape/ C. Alexander London

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The wild animals of Ankle Snap Alley have been disappearing, and Kit knows exactly why: The People are animal-napping them and taking them to the zoo! Not only that, but they are at the very same zoo where Kit’s mother is being held captive. So Kit decides to round up the Moonlight Brigade and lead the charge to set the Wild Ones free.  c. 2017

Horses: what are they saying/ Tammy Gagne

Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Horses have a lot to say whether it is to tell you they are hungry, or they are getting sleepy, or they simply having fun.  Horses are eager to run, enthusiastic to play, and when they are tired, all they want to do is  sleep.  c. 2013

Dogs: what are they saying/ Ann Tatlock

Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Did you know dogs can speak? Through barking and body language, they will tell you what they’re thinking and feeling and even what they’re about to do. You just need to know the signs and sounds.  c. 2013

Cats: what are they saying/ Cynthia Mead

Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cats are adorable, affectionate, silly, and seemingly mysterious creatures.  Each thing they do tells us a little about what they are thinking or how they are feeling. So what are cats saying?  c. 2013

Guinea pigs: what are they saying/ Tamra Orr

Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Meet Cody and Carlos, they are guinea pigs-even thought they are not pigs at all.  They chirp, they squeal, they play, and they make fun pets.  Find out what they like to eat, where they like to live, and how they like to be held.  c. 2014