Dear Friends and Book Lovers,
I’ve decided to start off each newsletter with our hours of operation, just so you know: Saturday, November 17, we will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Annex Building in the library’s large parking lot.
Collectors Corner: If you have a cat lover among your book-loving friends, we have the ideal gift—a pair of jet-black feline book ends, made in India ($10).
I know how much all of you love old, beautiful books. Here are a few for this time: CATHEDRAL CITIES OF SPAIN by W. W. Collins, with lovely color prints by the author (1909, $12.50); SPANISH HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS by Katharine Lee Bates (this one features a wonderful stamped cover—1900, $5); THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST 1803-1853: A HISTORY OF ITS ACQUISITION AND SETTLEMENT by Cardinal Goodwin (1922, $4); A POLITICAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE 1815-1924 by Carlton Hayes (1929, $2); POPULAR DICTIONARY OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE ALLIED ARTS by William James & George Ashdown Audsley (Volume I and III, 1878, $5 each); THE ORIGIN AND TREATMENT OF STAMMERING by George Andrew Lewis (1910, $5); A LITTLE GYPSY LASS by Gordon Stables (this stamped gold cover features a little girl feeding the sea gulls; what a nice gift this would make for Christmas—1915, $4); MY STORY THAT I LIKE BEST by Edna Ferber (1929, $2); THE ONE WAY OUT by Bettina Von Hutten (1906, $2); BERTHA’S CHRISTMAS VISION by Horatio Alger (1910, $5); THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON by Jean Rudolf Wyss (pre-1937, $2); and DROLL STORIES by Honore de Balzac (in nice slipcase with a modern translation by Jacques Le Clercq and very droll illustrations by Boris Artzybasheff, 1939, $2).
Next, I must turn again to war. Featured today is a 7-volume, complete set of SOURCE RECORDS OF THE GREAT WAR, edited by Charles Horne (1931, $30 for the set). We also have HISTORY OF 30TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, WORLD WAR II by Rupert Prohme (1947, $20); BUILDERS AND FIGHTERS: U.S. ARMY ENGINEERS IN WORLD WAR II, edited by Barry Fowle (1992, $3); THE NAVY, edited by Rear Admiral W. J. Holland (a beautiful white leatherette copy with an embossed golden seal, 2012, $2); and THE CROSS OVER CHINA’S WALL by J. Leyssen (1941, $2).
I have just a few more autographed copies to add: WITCHES’ BANE and BLOODROOT by Susan Wittig Albert (1993 and 2001, both $2); ALL THERE IS: LOVE STORIES FROM STORY CORPS by Dave Isay (2012, $3.50); SEASONS OF DEATH: THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN MURDERS by Marlene Mitchell and Gary Yeagle (2010, $2); and BIG AGENDA: PRESIDENT TRUMP’S PLAN TO SAVE AMERICA by David Horowitz (2017, $2).
Three biographies are JEFFERSON: THE FORGOTTEN MAN by Samuel Pettengill (1938, $2); ROY BEAN: LAW WEST OF THE PECOS by C. L. Sonnichsen (1959, $2); and ANGEL UNAWARE by Dale Evans Rogers (1953, $2).
Our Collectors Corner manager loves SONG AND GARDEN BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA by Alexander Wetmore (1964, $2). Every page has glorious color photos and drawings of our feathered friends, some with amazing detail.
Before I end with a small stack of children’s books, I have two more non-book items: a demo 45 record from the ‘80s with an older sleeve in Spanish ($2) and a Statue of Liberty Stamp Collection framed board in shrink wrap for its centennial 1886-1986 ($2).
Beginning with the oldest, our children’s books include: YOUNG FOLKS’ NATURAL HISTORY by T. Bilby (1887, $4); PRIMARY LESSONS IN HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY by Oliver Jenkins (1891, $2); FIRST BOOK OF SONGS by Robert Foresman (1925, $2); CHILD-STORY READERS: LITERARY SELECTIONS, EIGHTH YEAR by Frank Freeman (1936, $2); FIVE IN THE FAMILY by Dorothy Baruch and Elizabeth Montgomery (1954, $2); and REMEMBER THE ALAMO by Robert Penn Warren (#79 in the Landmark Series, with dust jacket, 1958, $2).
On the Special Sale Table: It’s that time of year again! Thanksgiving is next Thursday and I am sure all of you are thinking of what to prepare for your feast. We have many, many nice cookbooks selling for 50 cents hardback and 25 cents paperback. In addition, all cooking magazines and pamphlets are FREE!
P.S. If you should happen to be interested, the same discount will apply to diet books!
Now Playing: You can watch the movie BEAUTIFUL BOY starring Steve Carrell at local cinemas. It is based on the book BEAUTIFUL BOY: A FATHER’S JOURNEY THROUGH HIS SON’S ADDICTION by David Sheff and we have a paperback copy.
Choice Selections Fiction: CARIBBEAN RIM by Randy Wayne White; THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS by Alexander McCall Smith; DEATH IN ST. PETERSBURG by Tasha Alexander; A FEVER IN THE BLOOD by Oscar de Muriel; DESOLATION MOUNTAIN by William Kent Krueger; SINCE WE FELL by Dennis Lehane; YEAR ONE by Nora Roberts; I’VE GOT MY EYES ON YOU by Mary Higgins Clark; THE STORM KING by Brendan Duffy; A GATHERING OF SECRETS by Linda Castillo; A DANGEROUS GAME by Heather Graham; TEXAS RANGER by James Patterson; and GIDEON: THE SOUND AND THE GLORY by Joseph Ganci.
Choice Selections Non-Fiction: OBAMA: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT by Pete Souza; NATURAL MANDALAS: 30 NEW MEDITATIONS TO HELP YOU FIND PEACE AND AWARENESS IN THE BEAUTY OF NATURE by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma; BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS & LIES: THE CIVIL WAR by David Fisher; THE DAY THE WORLD WENT NUCLEAR: DROPPING THE ATOM BOMB AND THE END OF WORLD WAR II IN THE PACIFIC by Bill O’Reilly; TRIBE OF MENTORS: SHORT LIFE ADVICE FROM THE BEST IN THE WORLD by Timothy Ferriss; WORLD WAR II ON THE AIR: EDWARD R. MURROW AND THE BROADCASTS THAT RIVETED A NATION by Mark Bernstain & Alex Lubertozzi, with a CD narrated by Dan Rather; FIRE AND FURY: INSIDE THE TRUMP WHITE HOUSE by Michael Wolff; AN AMERICAN JOURNEY: LEWIS AND CLARK by Daniel Thorp; and LEONARDO DA VINCI by Walter Isaacson.
Animals & Pets: PARROTS OF THE WORLD by Joseph Forshaw with illustrations by William Cooper; SEA MAMMALS from Torstar Books; and NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS: EASTERN REGION by John Bull.
Art: HISTORY OF MODERN ART: PAINTING, SCULPTURE AND ARCHITECTURE by H. H. Arnason; FROM BARLACH TO BASELITZ: RELIGIOUS PRINT ART OF THE 20TH-CENTURY from the Scheufelen Collection; HERMITAGE: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE from Aurora Art Publishers; MUSEU PICASSO GUIDE by C. R. Planas; DELOS: MONUMENTS AND MUSEUM by Photini Zaphriopoulou; and TREASURES OF TUTANKHAMUN from Ballantine Books.
Automobiles: ESPN ULTIMATE NASCAR 100 DEFINING MOMENTS IN STOCK CAR RACING HISTORY by Ryan McGee and THE AUTOMOBILE: THE FIRST CENTURY by David Wise.
Biography: STEVE JOBS and EINSTEIN: HIS LIFE AND UNIVERSE by Walter Isaacson; THE DIARY OF VALAV NIJINSKY, translated and edited by Romola Nijinsky; THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO by Amy Schumer; FOUNDING FATHER: REDISCOVERING GEORGE WASHINGTON by Richard Brookhiser; DIDEROT: A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY by P. N. Furbank; THOMAS WOLFE: AN ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY, edited by Ted Mitchell; 41: A PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER by George W. Bush; CHARLES DARWIN by Robert Olby; ISAAC NEWTON by J. D. North; SHATTERED LOVE: A MEMOIR by Richard Chamberlain; MAX PERKINS: EDITOR OF GENIUS by A. Scott Berg; EMPEROR OF CHINA: SELF-PORTRAIT OF K’ANG-HSI by Jonathan Spence; THE DIARY OF VIRGINIA WOOLF: VOLUME ONE 1915-1919, edited by Anne Bell; and NICHOLAS & ALEXANDRA: THE LAST IMPERIAL FAMILY OF TSARIST RUSSIA, an Exhibition Album by Robert Bianchi.
Business: THE ANATOMY OF PEACE: RESOLVING THE HEART OF CONFLICT from the Arbinger Institute.
Christian Fiction: MONTANA by Ann Bell and SISTERS OF MERCY FLATS, AMELIA AND THE CAPTAIN and MY HEART STOOD STILL by Lori Copeland.
Classics: LES LIASONS DANGEREUSES by Choderlos de Laclos; THE KAMA SUTRA OF VATSYAYANA, translated by Sir Richard Burton; MY BRILLIANT CAREER: MY CAREER GOES BUNG by Miles Franklin; SHERLOCK HOLMES INVESTIGATES, stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; THE TIN DRUM by Gunter Grass; DOCTOR ZHIVAGO by Boris Pasternak; THE RED PONY and ONCE THERE WAS A WAR by John Steinbeck; MOBY DICK by Herman Melville; MIDDLEMARCH by George Eliot; LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL by Thomas Wolfe; JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte; KEEP THE ASPIDISTRA FLYING by George Orwell; and GO SET A WATCHMAN by Harper Lee.
Crafts & Hobbies: WOODWORKING FOR WOMEN: 101 WAYS TO FINISH WOOD, edited by Jeanne Stauffer; THE FOXFIRE BOOK, edited by Eliot Wigginton; and SEWING VICTORIAN DOLL CLOTHES: AUTHENTIC COSTUMES FROM MUSEUM COLLECTIONS by Michelle Hamilton.
Economics: THE ROAD TO SERFDOM, the definitive edition by F. A. Hayek, edited by Bruce Caldwell.
Fantasy: GAME OF THRONES by George R. R. Martin; THE OSIRIS RITUAL by George Mann; NEVERWHERE by Neil Gaiman; THE SILMARILLION by J. R. R. Tolkien; and THE LITTLE SHOP OF FOUND THINGS by Paula Brackstone.
Fiction: THE COLOR PURPLE and YOU CAN’T KEEP A GOOD WOMAN DOWN by Alice Walker; JAILBIRD by Kurt Vonnegut; ATLAS SHRUGGED by Ayn Rand; THE BLIND ASSASSIN, THE HANDMAID’S TALE and STONE MATTRESS by Margaret Atwood; A PATCHWORK PLANET by Anne Tyler; PILLARS OF THE EARTH by Ken Follett; THE SATANIC VERSES by Salman Rushdie; SWIMMING IN THE VOLCANO by Bob Shacochis; THE REAL LIFE OF ALEJANDRO MAYTA by Mario Vargas Llosa; VINTAGE FORD by Richard Ford; BY THE RIVER PIEDRA, I SAT DOWN & WEPT by Paulo Coelho; JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN by Dalton Trumbo; and MIDAQ ALLEY, THE THIEF AND THE DOGS & MIRAMAR, all in one paperback, by Nobel-prize winner Naguib Mahfouz.
Special Announcement for Historical Fiction Lovers: We have received a large donation of Patrick O’Brien’s books, all about the British navy during the Napoleonic Wars. We have all twenty books in the series in paperback and they will be selling for just ten cents each! In addition, we have novels of the American Revolution, the Civil War and World War II by Newt Gingrich and Michael and Jeff Shaara, also ten cents in paperback and 25 cents in hardback.
Foreign Language: THE JOYS OF YIDDISH by Leo Rosten.
Gardening: FRUITS AND BERRIES FOR THE HOME GARDEN by Lewis Hill; GREENHOUSE GARDENER’S COMPANION by Shane Smith; and THE REASON FOR FLOWERS: THEIR HISTORY, CULTURE, BIOLOGY AND HOW THEY CHANGE OUR LIVES by Stephen Buchmann.
History: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD HISTORY FROM THE STONE AGE TO THE 21ST CENTURY from Parragon Books; SURVIVE THE SAVAGE SEA by Dougal Robertson; AMERICAN SPRING: LEXINGTON, CONCORD AND THE ROAD TO REVOLUTION by Walter Borneman; THE ART OF WAR by Sun Tzu, in a new translation by J. H. Huang; THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE: MAJOR THEMES IN AFRICAN HISTORY FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT by Roland Oliver; HOW FAT WAS HENRY VIII AND OTHER QUESTIONS IN ROYAL HISTORY by Raymond Lamont-Brown; THE YEAR 1000: WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE AT THE TURN OF THE FIRST MILLENNIUM by Robert Lacey; THE CHILDREN’S BLIZZARD by David Laskin; CHURCHILL AT WAR: HIS FINEST HOUR IN PHOTOGRAPHS 1940-1945 by Martin Gilbert; OPERATION THUNDERBOLT: FLIGHT 139 AND THE RAID ON ENTEBBE AIRPORT by Saul David; THE TRIBES OF AMERICA: JOURNALISTIC DISCOVERIES OF OUR PEOPLE AND THEIR CULTURES by Paul Cowan; OPIUM: A HISTORY by Martin Booth; ISLAM IN TROPICAL AFRICA, edited by I. M. Lewis; IRENA’S CHILDREN: A TRUE STORY OF COURAGE by Tilar Mazzeo; THE WILD BLUE: THE MEN AND BOYS WHO FLEW THE B-24s OVER GERMANY by Stephen Ambrose; REACHING FOR GLORY: LYNDON JOHNSON’S SECRET WHITE HOUSE TAPES, 1964-1965 by Michael Beschloss; THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: NINE AMERICANS AND THEIR EPIC QUEST FOR GOLD AT THE 1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS by Daniel Brown; THE BREAKING WAVE: THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE SUMMER OF 1940 by Telford Taylor; THE DISCOVERY OF FRANCE: A HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY FROM THE REVOLUTION TO THE FIRST WORLD WAR by Graham Robb; FIRE & SAND: A HISTORY OF THE LIBBEY-OWENS SHEET GLASS COMPANY by William Fairfield; BACK TO THE FRONT: AN ACCIDENTAL HISTORIAN WALKS THE TRENCHES OF WORLD WAR I by Stephen O’Shea; THE MEDIEVAL WORLD by Friedrich Heer; MEDIEVAL CIVILIZATION by Jeffrey Russell; JEWEL OF THE MALL: WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL with photos by Stephen Brown; THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES: 500-1000, edited by Robert Brentano; THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES 1000-1300, edited by Bruce Lyon; 1944: FDR AND THE YEAR THAT CHANGED HISTORY by Jay Winik; THE TITANIC: THE COMPLETE STORY by Wyn Wade; WHAT IF: EMINENT HISTORIANS IMAGINE WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN, edited by Robert Cowley; RIVERS OF TIME: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN COMMERCIAL LINES 1915-2015 by Karl Kramer; GOODBYE, DARKNESS: A MEMOIR OF THE PACIFIC WAR by William Manchester; LEARNED PIGS & FIREPROOF WOMEN: UNIQUE, ECCENTRIC AND AMAZING ENTERTAINERS by Ricky Jay; GLASS, PAPER, BEANS: REVELATIONS ON THE NATURE AND VALUE OF ORDINARY THINGS by Leah Cohen; ROOSEVELT AND THE HOLOCAUST: HOW FDR SAVE THE JEWS by Robert Behr; and a magazine from 2017, WWII Quarterly, just 25 cents.
Horror: THE STRING DIARIES by Stephen Lloyd Jones and HAUNT ME STILL, a Macbeth-based spooky tale by Jennifer Lee Carrell.
Humor & Commentary: OUR DUMB CENTURY: 100 YEARS FROM AMERICA’S FINEST NEWS SOURCES from the Onion; THE FAMILY CIRCUS BY REQUEST by Bil Keane; MORE ADULT ONLY JOKES, compiled by Nicholas Brasch; and NAKED by David Sedaris.
Kentuckiana: THE SECRETS OF A FIRE KING by Kim Edwards; MOUNTAIN BIKE INDIANA by Layne Cameron; and BIRDS OF INDIANA by Stan Tekiela.
Medicine: BODY REFLEXOLOGY: HEALING AT YOUR FINGERTIPS by Mildred Carter; HERBS FOR HEALTH AND HEALING: A DRUG-FREE GUIDE TO PREVENTION AND CURE by Kathi Keville; THE SILENCE OF THE BODY: MATERIALS FOR THE STUDY OF MEDICINE by Guido Ceronetti; PRACTICAL CHINESE QIGONG FOR HOME HEALTH CARE, compiled by Jin Ce et al; BACK TO EDEN: THE CLASSIC GUIDE TO HERBAL MEDICINE, NATURAL FOODS AND HOME REMEDIES by Jethro Kloss; VIRUS X: TRACKING THE NEW KILLER PLAGUES OUT OF THE PRESENT AND INTO THE FUTURE by Frank Ryan; and GRAY’S ANATOMY, the classic collector’s edition by Henry Gray.
Movies: THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF SPORTS MOVIES: 100 GREATEST SPORTS FILMS OF ALL TIME by Ray Didinger & Glen Macnow.
Music: STEVIE RAY: SOUL TO SOUL by Keri Leigh.
Mystery: LATTE TROUBLE, a cozy coffeehouse mystery by Cleo Coyle; THE DEATH BY BIKINI MYSTERIES (three cozies in one, Bikini, Latte and Denim) by Linda Gerber; THE GIRL WITH THE BOTTICELLI EYES by Herbert Lieberman; NOTHING TO LOSE by Lee Child; and a cozy for gardeners, FLOWERS AND FOUL PLAY, a Magic Garden Mystery by Amanda Flower.
True Crime: CITY OF SECRETS: THE STARTLING TRUTH BEHIND THE VATICAN MURDERS by John Follain.
Mythology: AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY by Geoffrey Parrinder; NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHOLOGY by Cottie Burland; and PERSIAN MYTHOLOGY by John Hinnells.
New & Notable: GNOMES by Wil Huygen with illustrations by Rien Poortvliet; THE CIGAR by Barnaby Conrad; CLASSIC ALBUM COVERS OF THE 60s, compiled by Storm Thorgerson; and two pamphlets, MAKING POTPOURRI by Madeleine Siegler and ESSENTIAL OILS IN THE BATH by Colleen Dodt.
New Age & Parapsychology: Many books on the practice of Reiki, including YOUR HANDS CAN HEAL YOU by Stephen Co & Eric Robins, REIKI MYSTERY SCHOOL by Karyn Mitchell, REIKI WITH GEMSTONES by Ursula Klinger-Omenka, REIKI FIRE by Frank Petter and THE EVERYTHING REIKI BOOK by Phylameana Desy; also THE SECRET OF YAMAS: A SPIRITUAL GUIDE TO YOGA by John McAfee.
Philosophy: THE HUMAN CONDITION by Hannah Arendt; ESSENTIALISM: THE DISCIPLINED PURSUIT OF LESS by Greg McKeown; and THE MIRACLE OF MINDFULNESS by Thich Nhat Hanh.
Poetry: A TIMELESS LOVE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Billy Collins.
Politics: THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO IMPEACHMENT OF THE PRESIDENT by Steven & Spencer Strauss.
Popular Romance: CHATEAU OF FLOWERS: THE ROMANTIC STORY OF LILY OF THE VALLEY by Margaret Rome, an old-fashioned romance from 1971 that would make a pretty gift.
Psychology & Self-Help: THE DANCE OF THE DISSIDENT DAUGHTER by Sue Monk Kidd.
Reference: FLIP DICTIONARY: FOR WHEN YOU KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO SAY BUT CAN’T THINK OF THE WORD by Barbara Kipfer and EUREKA: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF INVENTIONS FROM THE WHEEL TO THE COMPUTER, edited by Edward de Bono.
Religion: SEEING AND BELIEVING: IMAGES OF CHRISTIAN FAITH by Frank Kacmarcik and Paul Philibert; IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS: A PILGRIMAGE TO THE SCENES OF CHRIST’S LIFE by W. E. Pax; KILLING JESUS: A HISTORY by Bill O’Reilly; NO GOD BUT GOD: THE ORIGINS, EVOLUTION AND FUTURE OF ISLAM by Reza Aslan; and PATTERNS OF INNER PROCESS, an understanding of Jesus’ teachings along with a study of the I Ching by Jung Young Lee.
Science & Nature: THE AMATEUR ASTRONOMER: EXPLORATIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS by Fred Schaaf; YOUR INNER FISH: A JOURNEY INTO THE 3.5-BILLION-YEAR HISTORY OF THE HUMAN BODY by Neil Shubin; DEATH TO DUST: WHAT HAPPENS TO DEAD BODIES by Kenneth Iserson; and THE PERIODIC TABLE by Primo Levi.
Science Fiction: DOCTOR WHO: WETWORLD by Mark Michalowski; RAINBOW MARS by Larry Niven; WINE OF THE DREAMERS by John D. MacDonald; THE DIFFERENCE ENGINE by William Gibson;1634: THE RAM REBELLION by Eric Flint; BLOOD BROTHERS by Steven Barnes; COBRA by Timothy Zahn; and WHEN HEAVEN FELL by William Barton.
Sports & Games: WHAT SHAPE IS SHE IN: A GUIDE TO THE SURVEYING OF BOATS by Allan Vaitses; DESIGNING CASINOS TO DOMINATE THE COMPETITION by Bill Friedman (originally priced at $150, this door-stopper of a book is a bit chewed on the top and bottom front edges, but it is yours for just one dollar!); SIMPLY TAI CHI by Graham Bryant; CHAPMAN PILOTING & SEAMANSHIP by Elbert Maloney; BASEBALL EXTRA: A NEWSPAPER HISTORY OF THE GLORIOUS GAME from the Eric Caren Collection; and SIT WITH LESS PAIN: GENTLE YOGA FOR MEDITATORS AND EVERYONE ELSE by Jean Erlbaum.
Theater: GREAT PERFORMANCES: A CELEBRATION from Bay Books.
Travel: NEW ORLEANS, MON AMOUR: TWENTY YEARS OF WRITING FROM THE CITY by Andrei Codrescu; RIVER HORSE: ACROSS AMERICA BY BOAT by William Least Heat-Moon; and JOURNEY AMONG WARRIORS by Eve Curie.
Westerns & American Indians: DREAM WEAVER by Penina Keen Spinka; in the American Indians Series from Time-Life, THE SPIRIT WORLD, THE FIRST AMERICANS and THE EUROPEAN CHALLENGE; and LONG KNIFE, the story of George Rogers Clark, by James Alexander Thom.
Audio Books on CD: RADICAL: TAKING BACK YOUR FAITH FROM THE AMERICAN DREAM by David Platt; A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY by Bill O’Reilly; THE REAGAN DIARIES by Ronald Reagan; THE GREATEST GENERATION by Tom Brokaw; WITHOUT WARNING by Joel Rosenberg; GOING ROGUE: AN AMERICAN LIFE by Sarah Palin; and WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON: 10 PROPHETIC CLUES YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO IGNORE by Dr. David Jeremiah.
VHS Tapes: AMADEUS with Tom Hulce; FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY with James Mason; MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN with Robert De Niro; THE GREAT ESCAPE with Steve McQueen; PREDATOR with Arnold Schwarzenegger; CITY SLICKERS and CITY SLICKERS II with Billy Crystal; ANNE OF THE THOUSAND DAYS with Richard Burton; THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK with Jeff Goldblum; STAGECOACH with John Wayne; DIE HARD TRILOGY with Bruce Willis; THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY with Jackie Robinson; BATMAN AND ROBIN with George Clooney; and 12 ANGRY MEN with Henry Fonda.
DVD: A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, the 1966 Best Picture winner with Paul Scofield; PRIDE AND PREJUDICE with Colin Firth; F TROOP: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON with Forrest Tucker; HOGAN’S HEROES: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON with Bob Crane; SULLY with Tom Hanks; QIGONG: THE WHOLE BODY CURE with Hilary Smith (no case, so this is selling for 25 cents); and POIROT & MARPLE, 21 cases on 17 discs, with David Suchet and Joan Hickson.
FOR THE CHILDREN
Special Sale: It seems like we accumulate many, many kids’ books for the holidays—Christmas, Halloween and now Thanksgiving. Many of the young ones’ favorite characters are celebrating: Curious George, Fancy Nancy, the Berenstain Bears, Biscuit, Franklin and Winnie-the-Pooh. Of course, we have stories of Pilgrims, Indians and the first Thanksgiving. One of my favorites about American Indians, BROTHER EAGLE, SISTER SKY by Susan Jeffers, is available in a very nice paperback for just a quarter.
Children’s VHS: HEIDI with Shirley Temple.
Children’s DVD: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY with Johnny Depp.
Puzzle! Little ones learning their ABCs will be delighted with this hand-crafted puzzle from Disney. Each piece is a letter with knob attached. Lift the pieces and discover a favorite Disney character who begins with that letter! All the pieces are here and I have returned them to their plastic bag so they won’t get lost.
Board Books for Little Ones: FLIP-UP SHAPES by Chuck Murphy.
Hardback Picture Books: FAMILY TREASURY OF CLASSIC TALES: ENCHANTED from Flowerpot Press; MICE, MORALS & MONKEY BUSINESS: LIVELY LESSONS FROM AESOP’S FABLES by Christopher Wormell; and THE HEDGEHOG LEAVES HOME by Ulf Stark with pictures by Ann-Catherine Stahlberg.
Series Books: DORK DIARIES by Rachel Renee Russell; in the Dear America Series, SO FAR FROM HOME: THE DIARY OF MARY DRISCOLL, AN IRISH MILL GIRL by Barry Denenberg; and YOUNG HEROES: ODYSSEUS IN THE SERPENT MAZE by Jane Yolen & Robert Harris.
Intermediate Fiction: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by Roald Dahl and A MOUSE CALLED WOLF by Dick King-Smith;
Non-Fiction: PASSPORT TO THE WORLD: YOUR A TO Z GUIDED LANGUAGE TOUR by Craig Froman and MAKING GREAT GREETING CARDS & GIFTS by Natalie Lunis.
Children’s Poetry: A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC and WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS by Shel Silverstein and TALKING TO THE SUN: AN ILLUSTRATED ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, selected by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell.
Newbery Shelf: THE HIGHER POWER OF LUCKY by Susan Patron.
Classics: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum and THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER by Mark Twain (both of these are mint condition Troll Illustrated Classics, abridged for the younger reader and with beautiful pictures).
Young Adult & Intermediate Fantasy: THE DANGEROUS DAYS OF DANIEL X by James Patterson; MOON KEEPERS by Ridley Pearson; THE ETERNAL CITY by Paula Morris; CLOAKED by Alex Flinn; HORSES OF DAWN: THE ESCAPE by Kathryn Lasky; DRAGONSPELL by Donita Paul; and THE HORSE AND HIS BOY by C. S. Lewis.
Young Adult Horror: UNTIL THE END by Christopher Pike and ZOM-B by Darren Shan.
Young Adult Fiction: STOLEN by Lucy Christopher and IF I STAY by Gayle Forman.
Finally a reminder—when you join the Friends of the Library, you are supporting all the library’s programs and resources in your community. Ask at the cashier’s desk when you check out—joining is easy! And don’t forget to go to the library’s website at www.nafclibrary.org to find out about all the neat FREE programs that are available in part because you are a Friends member.