We’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at our upcoming book sale. This Saturday, wear green and get 2 free books with your purchase! The sale will feature Irish fiction, history, cookbooks and music.
Regular prices are $1 for hardback books; 50 cents for paperbacks, CDs and DVDs; and 25 cents for VHS movies. All books on CD will be just $1 each.
Dear Friends and Book Lovers,
I’ve decided to start off each newsletter with our hours of operation, just so you know: Saturday, March 16, 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: As the first Saturday in May slowly approaches, we will be introducing more and more Louisville and Kentucky related items. I have a stack of cool maps, including GRAPHIC STREET GUIDE OF LOUISVILLE (1998-99, $1); LEAVENWORTH TRIANGLE, INDIANA-KENTUCKY (1970, $2); LEAVENWORTH INDIANA-KENTUCKY (1947, $2); MAUCKPORT QUADRANGLE INDIANA-KENTUCKY (1970, $2); MAUCKPORT, INDIANA-KENTUCKY (1947, $2); LACONIA, INDIANA-KENTUCKY (1966, $2); CORYDON WEST (1966,1962, 1948 and 1947, all $2); CORYDON EAST (1966, $2); OHIO RIVER NAVIGATION CHARTS: FOSTER, KY TO NEW MARTINSVILLE, W. VA. (1969, $2.50), KENTUCKY RIVER NAVIGATION CHARTS (1968, $2.50) and OHIO RIVER NAVIGATION CHARTS (1969, $2.50), all from the U.S. Army Engineer District; and also from the U.S. Army Engineers, a pamphlet called LOCKING THROUGH: THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW IF YOU USE NAVIGATION LOCKS ($1). Books that would make great host or hostess gifts are:
MORE THAN A HERO: MUHAMMAD ALI’S LIFE LESSONS by Hana Ali (2000, $3); GALLAPALOOZA: LOUISVILLE’S SIDEWALK DERBY with photographs by Dan Dry (2004, $2); a mint condition copy of TREES AND SHRUBS OF KENTUCKY by Mary E. Wharton and Roger W. Barbour (1973, $3); HARLAN HUBBARD: LIFE AND WORK by Wendell Berry (1990, $2); OLD LOUISVILLE: THE VICTORIAN ERA by Samuel W. Thomas and William Morgan (1975, $2) with great pictures and diagrams; and CHURCHILL DOWNS 100th KENTUCKY DERBY 1875-1974 (1973, $2).
We have two copies of Hoosier Ernie Pyle’s THIS IS YOUR WAR (1943 and 1945, both $2); SINGING FAMILY OF THE CUMBERLANDS by Jean Ritchie with illustrations by Maurice Sendak, no less, (1988, $3); THE CAUDILLS OF THE CUMBERLANDS by Terry Cummins (2013, $4); a mint condition paperback of Thomas Merton’s famous THE SEVEN STOREY MOUNTAIN (1998, $2); LOUISVILLE TELEVISION by David Inman (2010, signed, $2); a mint condition copy of PAPA: THE STORY OF PAPA JOHN’S PIZZA by John Schnatter (signed, 2016, $10); DINING IN HISTORIC KENTUCKY: A RESTAURANT GUIDE WITH RECIPES by Marty Godbey (1985, $3); KENTUCKY COOKING NEW AND OLD, compiled by the Colonelettes of Louisville (1958, $2); 641 TESTED RECIPES FROM THE SEALTEST KITCHENS (1954, $1); and two $1 pamphlets: JACOBSEN’S OXMOOR CENTER COOKBOOK (1995) and KENTUCKY HERITAGE RECIPES from Farmington and Locust Grove (1988).
It wouldn’t be the Collectors Corner without some old books: THE PEOPLE’S COMMON SENSE MEDICAL ADVISOR by R. V. Pierce, M.D. (1895, $2); THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE AND OTHER TALES by Edgar Allan Poe (1889, $4); LIFE OF NAPOLEON THE GREAT, Volumes 1 & 2 (1894, we are missing volume 3; the two volumes will sell as a set for $5); AUDEL’S MACHINISTS AND TOOL MAKERS HANDY BOOK by Frank Graham (1948, $20—this was owned by James Gawby, a machinery repairman aboard the U.S.S. Cadmus); THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN SOLDIER by Elbridge S. Brooks (1889, $3), an illustrated history of the American soldier to the civil war era; THE SERVICE OF SECURITY AND INFORMATION by Arthur Wagner (1896, $6); and finally, a complete set of THE WORLD’S BEST MUSIC in 9 volumes. These are large, beautifully made books filled with illustrations (Beethoven’s mother, anyone?) and in great condition. The set, published in 1921, will sell for $30.
Four lovely old books for the naturalist were published in 1923 and have beautiful color prints on each subject: BUTTERFLIES WORTH KNOWING by Clarence Weeds; TREES WORTH KNOWING by Julia Rogers; and BIRDS WORTH KNOWING and WILDFLOWERS WORTH KNOWING by Neltje Blanchan. They will sell for $2 each.
And finally, we have two wonderful books for the children. In honor of the wearing of the green for St. Patrick’s Day, we have a beautiful copy of L. Frank Baum’s THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ. This is an exact reproduction of the 1910 edition, with John R. Neill’s lovely illustrations enhanced with green glitter (1993, $10). And with March madness in full swing, you won’t want to pass up HELLO, CARDINAL BIRD, a tribute to the University of Louisville’s mascot by Aimee Aryal with pictures by Jon Chad (2008, $5).
On the Special Sale Table: Erin go bragh! Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day, we are having our Annual Irish Sale on Saturday and you know what that means! Every customer who wears green can choose two books from anywhere in our sale EXCEPT for the Collectors Corner and the Choice Selections. Our table is graced with an Irish theme with many fiction authors like Maeve Binchy, Patrick Taylor and Andrew Greeley. We also have books on Irish history, cooking, folktales, wit and wisdom and Celtic mythology. We even have THE LIVING LEGEND OF ST. PATRICK by Alannah Hopkin. Please note that these Irish books are not discounted in any way, although you are welcome to select one, even two, for your choice of two free books.
Puzzles: We have four more delightful 1000-piece puzzles selling for just a dollar: THE CONVERSATION, POKER RUN III, FLYING SCOTSMAN and MANORS & COTTAGES.
Choice Selections Fiction: THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING by Bill Clinton and James Patterson and THE COUNCIL OF TWELVE, a Hangman’s Daughter Tale by Oliver Potzsch.
Choice Selections Non-Fiction: 1400 DAYS: THE CIVIL WAR DAY BY DAY by Chris Bishop and Ian Drury and SIMPLY GLAMOROUS: MAKE-UP TRANSFORMATIONS TO MAKE YOU LOOK & FEEL FABULOUS by Gary Cockerill.
Aging: THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE: GETTING ON WITH GETTING ON, compiled by John Burningham.
Animals & Pets: ABOUT COWS by Sara Rath; SURVIVING HENRY: ADVENTURES IN LOVING A CANINE CATASTROPHE by Erin Young; THE DOG NEXT DOOR, stories edited by Callie Grant; THE LIFE, HISTORY AND MAGIC OF THE CAT by Fernand Mery; CATS, CATS, CATS, CATS by John Gilbert; CAT LOVE: UNDERSTANDING THE NEEDS & NATURE OF YOUR CAT by Pam Johnson; THE GREAT BLUE HERON by Hayward Allen; WAGGING TAILS IN HEAVEN: THE GIFT OF OUR PETS’ EVERLASTING LOVE by Gary Kurz; SILENT THUNDER: IN THE PRESENCE OF THE ELEPHANTS by Katy Payne; and MOUNTAIN LION: AN UNNATURAL HISTORY OF PUMAS AND PEOPLE by Chris Bolgiano.
Anthropology: ABKHASIANS: THE LONG-LIVING PEOPLE OF THE CAUCASUS by Sula Benet.
Art: GARDNER’S ART THROUGH THE AGES: ANCIENT, MEDIEVAL AND NON-EUROPEAN ART.
Automobiles: THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE WORLD’S AUTOMOBILES by David Wise.
Biography: JANE RUSSELL: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY; WOMEN WHO RULED: A BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA by Guida Jackson; RECON SCOUT: THROUGH FOUR CAMPAIGNS IN WORLD WAR II by Fred Salter; JOSEPHINE: A BIOGRAPHY by Andre Castelot; WELLINGTON: THE YEARS OF THE SWORD by Elizabeth Longford; BUS FARE TO KENTUCKY: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Skeeter Davis; RHINESTONE COWBOY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Glenn Campbell; MY LIFE by the late Burt Reynolds; EARLY REAGAN: THE RISE TO POWER by Anne Edwards; UNLIKELY WARRIORS: GENERAL BENJAMIN GRIERSON AND HIS FAMILY by William & Shirley Leckie; LOUIS: THE LOUIS ARMSTRONG STORY by Max Jones & John Chilton; and THE LIFE & TIMES OF NAPOLEON, edited by Enzo Orlandi.
Christian Fiction: WHEN YESTERDAY LIVES by Karen Kingsbury.
Classics: FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley; APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA by John O’Hara; EREWHON and EREWHON REVISITED by Samuel Butler; ON A CHINESE SCREEN by Somerset Maugham; THE DEERSLAYER by James Fenimore Cooper; BRIDESHEAD REVISITED by Evelyn Waugh; DEATH IN VENICE by Thomas Mann; THE ILLUSTRATED BEN HUR by Lew Wallace; GRIMMS’ FAIRY TALES with illustrations by Arthur Rackham; THE PRINCE by Niccolo Machiavelli; OF MICE AND MEN by John Steinbeck; ISLANDS IN THE STREAM by Ernest Hemingway; MIDDLEMARCH by George Eliot; THE LAST TYCOON and THIS SIDE OF PARADISE by F. Scott Fitzgerald; and THE GREEN DWARF by Charlotte Bronte.
Cookbooks: THE NEIMAN MARCUS COOKBOOK by Kevin Garvin; THE CIVIL WAR COOKBOOK by William Davis; A MUSICAL FEAST with recipes from over 100 of the world’s most famous musicians, including Placido Domingo, Frank Sinatra, Mick Jagger and Meat Loaf, compiled by Wendy Diamond; and FOOD FROM BIBLICAL LANDS by Helen Corey.
Crafts, Hobbies & Collectibles: MICRO-MACRAME: 30 BEADED DESIGNS FOR JEWELRY USING CRYSTALS AND CORDS by Annika de Groot; THE SEED BEAD BOOK: OVER A35 JEWELRY PROJECTS by Kate Haxell; COLLECTING MILITARIA and DISCOVERING BRITISH MILITARY BADGES & BUTTONS by R. J. Wilkinson-Latham; THE WARNER COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO AMERICAN LONGARMS by Michael Madaus; HIDDEN TREASURES: SEARCHING FOR MASTERPIECES OF AMERICAN FURNITURE by Leigh and Leslie Keno; PERIOD HOUSES: A GUIDE TO AUTHENTIC ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES by Anthony Quiney;
Drama: ROMEO & JULIET from Barron’s Simply Shakespeare with the original Shakespearean text and a modern line-for-line translation.
Fantasy: THE GLASS DRAGON by Irene Radford; Books I, II and III in THE TIME OF TROUBLES series by Harry Turtledove; NIGHTLIFE by Rob Thurman; THE BRIDE FINDER by Susan Carroll; and A GAME OF THRONES by George R. R. Martin.
Fiction: GILEAD by Marilynne Robinson; THE HANDMAID’S TALE by Margaret Atwood; BIG LITTLE LIES by Liane Moriarty; TALES OF THE CITY by Armistead Maupin; and LIFE AFTER LIFE by Kate Atkinson.
Foreign Language: SPANISH NOW: LEVEL 1 from Barron’s (this comes with 4 audio CDs and will sell for only $1); SPANISH FOR DUMMIES, with dialogues from the book on audio CD, just 50 cents, by Susana Wald; and COMPLETE KIWI SLANG DICTIONARY by David McGill, for those planning a trip to New Zealand.
Gardening: THE AUDUBON SOCIETY TO NORTH AMERICAN MUSHROOMS by Gary Lincoff; AN INSTANT GUIDE TO MUSHROOMS & OTHER FUNGI by Eleanor Lawrence; BIBLE PLANTS FOR AMERICAN GARDENS by Eleanor King; and THE GARDEN ART OF CHINA by Chen Lifang & Yu Sianglin.
History: AT DAWN WE SLEPT: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PEARL HARBOR by Gordon Prange; THE NAPOLEONIC WARS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY 1792-1815 by Michael Glover; ARMS AND UNIFORMS: THE NAPOLEONIC WARS PART 1 by Liliane and Fred Funcken; A DAWN LIKE THUNDER: THE TRUE STORY OF TORPEDO SQUADRON EIGHT by Robert Mrazek; THE MAKING OF THE KING 1066 by Alan Lloyd; THE SWORD OF THE REPUBLIC: THE UNITED STATES ARMY ON THE FRONTIER, 1783-1846 Francis Paul Prucha; in the Osprey Military Men-at-Arms Series by various authors: 18THCENTURY HIGHLANDERS, WELLINGTON’S INFANTRY 1 & 2, AMERICAN WOODLAND INDIANS, THE RUSSIAN ARMY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS CAVALRY 1799-1814 1 & 2, NELSON’S NAVY, THE JACOBITE REBELLION 1689-1745, THE UNITED STATES ARMY 1783-1811, U.S. INFANTRY EQUIPMENTS 1755-1910 and THE U.S. ARMY 1890-1920; FROM FLINTLOCK TO RIFLE: INFANTRY TACTICS, 1740-1866 by Steven Ross; WELLINGTON’S ARMY RECREATED IN COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS by Neil Leonard; GREEN COATS AND GLORY: THE U.S. REGIMENT OF RIFLEMEN 1808-1821 by John Fredriksen; REGIMENTS AT WATERLOO by Rene North; THE BATTLE OF COWPENS by Kenneth Roberts; UP FRONT by Bill Mauldin; EYEWITNESS TO WORLD WAR II by Neil Kagan and Stephen Hyslop; PARIS TO THE PAST: TRAVELING THROUGH FRENCH HISTORY BY TRAIN by Ina Caro; TRHISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1877-1890 from Time-Life; GHOST SOLDIERS: THE EPIC ACCOUNT OF WORLD WAR II’S GREATEST RESCUE MISSION by Hampton Sides; THE CIVIL WAR: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY from Time; SCOTTISH MILITARY DRESS by Peter Cochrane; THE GLORIOUS CAUSE: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 1763-1789 by Robert Middlekauff; OR PERISH IN THE ATTEMPT: WILDERNESS MEDICINE IN THE LEWIS & CLARK EXPEDITION by David Peck; THE BOUNTY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY by Caroline Alexander; MILITARY DRESS OF NORTH AMERICA 1665-1970 by Martin Windrow; U.S SPECIAL FORCES OF WORLD WAR TWO by Leroy Thompson; THE UNITED STATES INFANTRY: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY 1775-1918 by Gregory Unwin; THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1861-1865 by Reid Mitchell; THE DRUIDS by Peter Ellis; D-DAY WITH THE SCREAMING EAGLES by George Koskimaki; THE DEADLY BROTHERHOOD: THE AMERICAN COMBAT SOLDIER IN WORLD WAR II by John McManus; BLUNDERING TO GLORY: NAPOLEON’S MILITARY CAMPAIGNS by Owen Connelly; RED BLOOD, BLACK SAND: FIGHTING ALONSIDE JOHN BASILONE FROM BOOT CAMP TO IWO JIMA by Chuck Tatum; GUNS AT THE FORKS by Walter O’Meara; THE AGE OF JACKSON by Arthur Schlesinger; THE GENERALS OF THE CIVIL WAR and THE BATTLE OF BULL RUN by William Davis; CAPTAIN JAMES WREN’S CIVIL WAR DIARY FROM NEW BERN TO FREDERICKSBURG by John Priest; PRIVATE ELISHA STOCKWELL, JR. SEES THE CIVIL WAR, edited by Byron Abernathy; THREE YEARS WITH THE 92ND ILLINOIS: THE CIVIL WAR DIARY OF JOHN M. KING, edited by Claire Swedberg; THE CIVL WAR BATTLEFIELD GUIDE, edited by Frances Kennedy; MY FOLKS DON’T WANT ME TO TALK ABOUT SLAVERY, edited by Belinda Hurmence; THE EXPLORATION OF THE COLORADO RIVER AND ITS CANYONS by J. W. Powell; 1491: NEW REVELATIONS OF THE AMERICAS BEFORE COLUMBUS by Charles Mann; and the following pamphlets: WATERLOO: GUIDE DU CHAMP BATAILLE by David Howarth (in French); UNIFORM OF THE SCOTTISH INFANTRY 1740 TO 1900 by W. A. Thorburn; THE NORTHWEST ORDINANCE OF 1787 by James Huston; NEGRO SOLDIERS IN THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS by Marcus Christian; and THE NORTHWEST ORDINANCE 1787: A BICENTENNIAL HANDBOOK, edited by Robert Taylor; 1491:
Finally for the World War II buff, we have many volumes in the Time-Life WORLD WAR II series, from PRELUDE TO WAR to THE AFTERMATH: ASIA. We have them on special display, but they will sell for just $1.
Horror: FEVRE DREAM by George R. R. Martin; I AM LEGEND by Richard Matheson; THE THIRTEEN HALLOWS by Michael Scott and Colette Freedman; and THE STAND by Stephen King.
Humor & Commentary: NAKED PICTURES OF FAMOUS PEOPLE by Jon Stewart; ROCK THIS by Chris Rock; and MODERN ROMANCE by Aziz Ansari.
Inspirational Romance: Several Love-Inspired Romantic Suspense paperbacks, including an Amish one, PLAIN THREATS by Alison Stone.
Kentuckiana: THE HOOSIER SCHOOLMASTER by Edward Eggleston.
Large Print: CRITTERS OF MOSSY CREEK by Deborah Smith and THE BEST REVENGE by Stephen White.
Medicine: COUNTRY DOCTOR’S BOOK OF REMEDIES & CURES from Publications International.
Music: THE HEALING ENERGIES OF MUSIC by Hal Lingerman.
Mystery: Lee Child fans! We have 7 books from your favorite writer: NO MIDDLE NAME, DIE TRYING, NOTHING TO LOSE, ECHO BURNING, RUNNING BLIND, ONE SHOT and PERSONAL. Also GONE GIRL and SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn; an Amish cozy, BLESSINGS IN DISGUISE by Nancy Mehl; and two Victoria mysteries, THE MAGICIAN’S LIE by Greet Macallister and THE SOMNAMBULIST by Jonathan Barnes.
True Crime: THE DARK SIDE: INFAMOUS JAPANESE CRIMES AND CRIMINALS by Mark Schreiber.
New & Notable: DECORATIVE HERALDIC STICKERS by A. G. Smith; OLD LONDON STREET CRIES by Andrew Tuer; DARKROOM, a graphic memoir in black & white by Lila Weaver; 1001 ALL-NATURAL SECRETS TO A PEST-FREE PROPERTY by Dr. Myles Bader.
New Age & Parapsychology: PALMISTRY: HOW TO CHART THE LINES OF YOUR DESTINY by Roz Levine; SANCTUARY: THE PATH TO CONSCIOUSNESS by Stephen Lewis & Evan Slawson; THE SELF-REVEALED KNOWLEDGE THAT LIBERATES THE SPIRIT by Roy Davis; IN THE FLOW OF LIFE by Eric Butterworth; FOLLOW YOUR DREAMZ Z Z: A HOW-TO BOOK ON DREAM INTERPRETATION by Wilda Tanner; REIKI: THE HEALING TOUCH, FIRST AND SECOND DEGREE MANUAL by William Rand; FENG SHUI: DOS & TABOOS by Angi Ma Wong; SPIRITUAL GROWTH: BEING YOUR HIGHER SELF by Sanaya Roman; and JOURNEY BEYOND WORDS: A COMPANION TO THE WORKBOOK OF THE COURSE by Brent Haskell.
Parenting: BREASTFEEDING: KEEP IT SIMPLE by Amy Spangler.
Philosophy: THE ART OF HAPPINESS: A HANDBOOK FOR LIVING by the Dalai Lama.
Poetry: THE WORKS OF A. E. HOUSEMAN; SELECTED POEMS by George Gordon, Lord Byron; A BULL FROG AT THE CAFÉ DU MONDE: POEMS FROM THE HEART, SOUL & FUNNYBONE OF NEW ORLEANS by Brod Bagert; and THE FACE IS FAMILIAR: SELECTED VERSE by Ogden Nash.
Psychology & Self-Help: TOUCHED WITH FIRE: MANIC-DEPRESSIVE ILLNESS AND THE ARTISTIC TEMPERAMENT by Kay Redfield Jamison and EROS ASCENDING: THE LIFE-TRANSFORMING POWER OF SACRED SEXUALITY by John Taylor.
Religion: FRANCIS OF ASSISI’S CANTICLE OF THE CREATURES by Paul & Joan Allen; THE MYSTERIOUS BIBLE CODES by Grant Jeffrey; THE WISDOM OF THE LOTUS SUTRA by Daisuke Ikeda; and CREATIVITY by Matthew Fox.
Science & Nature: THE LITTLE BOOK OF MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES, THEORIES & THINGS by Robert Solomon and THE ETERNAL FRONTIER: AN ECOLOGICAL HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA AND ITS PEOPLES by Tim Flannery.
Science Fiction: THE BLOODY SUN, a Darkover novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley; LOVELOCK by Orson Scott Card; and THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, a classic by Walter Tevis.
Sports: A FIELD GUIDE TO TRACKING IN NORTH AMERICA by James Halfpenny and a DVD of FIGURE SKATING: LADIES’ AND PAIRS from the 2006 Turin Olympics.
Travel: HERE, THERE, ELSEWHERE: STORIES FROM THE ROAD by William Least Heat-Moon; VANISHED MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST by Jim Frasier; and ASSASSINATION VACATION by Sarah Vowell.
Westerns & American Indians: Another series from Time-Life, THE OLD WEST, has been set out with the World War II series. These are bound in beautiful brown leatherette and will also sell for $1 each. Also THE CHEROKEES OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS by Horace Kephart; WESTERN STORIES, edited by John Tuska with works by Mark Twain, Zane Grey, Ernest Haycox and more; THE INDIAN CAPTIVITY OF O.M. SPENCER by O.M. Spencer; WILD HORSE MESA by Zane Grey; BLACK ELK SPEAKS as told through John Neihardt; and THE FOURTH WORLD OF THE HOPIS by Harold Courlander.
Music CDs: BOB DYLAN: THE BOOTLEG SERIES, BOB DYLAN’S GREATEST HITS: VOLUME 3, BOB DYLAN: TIME OUT OF MIND and THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’.
VHS Tapes: If you are a history buff and still own a VCR, you can’t pass up this great bargain. We have the Cromwell Films Limited Video and Book Campaigns in History set. There are ten VHS tapes in a slipcase, each with a 96-page history booklet on the following: VIKING WARS, CULLODEN, THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR, TRAFALGAR, AUSTERLITZ, NAPOLEON & THE ROAD TO MOSCOW, WATERLOO, BALACLAVA, ZULU WARS and THE SOMME. All for just $2.50!
DVD: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM with Kevin Kline; ABOUT SCHMIDT with Jack Nicholson; MUSIC OF THE HEART with Meryl Streep; THE WIDOWING OF MRS. HOLROYD with Colin Firth; ARE YOU BEING SERVED: THE MOVIE with John Inman; and MELANCHOLIA with Kirsten Dunst.
FOR THE CHILDREN
Children’s DVD: DIARY OF A WIMPY KID with Zachary Gordon; and SCOOBY DOO: MONSTROUS TALES and SCOOBY DOO AND THE LOCK NESS MONSTER.
Board Books for Little Ones: LITTLE CLOUD by Eric Carle.
Hardback Picture Books: SHREK by William Steig; IT’S YOUR DOG, CHARLIE BROWN by Charles Schulz; ROBIN HOOD and 101 DALMATIONS from Walt Disney; TASHA TUDOR’S BEDTIME BOOK, edited by Kate Klimo; RAPUNZEL, retold by Monica Hughes; WALTER THE FARTING DOG: TROUBLE AT THE YARD SALE, WALTER THE FARTING DOG GOES ON A CRUISE and WALTER THE FARTING DOG by William Kotzwinkle & Glenn Murray with pictures by Audrey Colman; HERNANDO FANDANGO THE GREAT DANCING DOG by Rachel Swirles; and MY FIRST THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ: A TOUCH & FEEL & SPARKLE BOOK.
Paperback Picture Books: WHO WILL MARRY MAISIE by Jane Langford with pictures by Nick Schon; DIARY OF A FLY by Doreen Cronin with pictures by Harry Bliss; SHOPKINS: BABY-SITTING BLUES by Jenne Simon (includes all the stickers); BUBBLE TROUBLE with Doc McStuffins by Sheila Higginson; READY, SET, HOP by Stuart Murphy with pictures by Jon Buller; HOW DO DINOSAURS SAY I LOVE YOU by Jane Yolen with pictures by Mark Teague; THE PEANUT MOVIE by Charles Schulz; MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES AND NURSERY TALES by Richard Scarry; and SILVERLICIOUS by Victoria Kann.
Foreign-Language Picture Books: LA TOUR EIFFEL A DISPARU, prepared by Pierre Capretz (this is a second-level French reader with a highly visual mystery story);
Series Books: DRAGONBREATH and DRAGONBREATH: LAIR OF THE MONSTER by Ursula Vernon; MY SISTER THE VAMPIRE: LUCKY BREAK by Sienna Mercer; MAGIC TREE HOUSE RESEARCH GUIDE: TITANIC by Mary Pope Osborne; PRINCESS PONIES: A UNICORN ADVENTURE by Chloe Ryder; JUNIE B. JONES IS A PARTY ANIMAL, IS (ALMOST A FLOWER GIRL, LOVES HANDSOME WARREN and JUNIE B. JONES, ONE MAN BAND by Barbara Park; and CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS Volume 8 by Dav Pilkey.
Intermediate Fiction: DISNEY’S FROZEN, adapted by Sarah Nathan.
Non-Fiction: KITCHEN FUN: A COOK BOOK FOR CHILDREN by Louise Bell; VOLCANOES & EARTHQUAKES by Dr. Eldridge Moores; FLY GUY PRESENTS BATS by Tedd Arnold; THE BOOK OF TOTALLY IRRESPONSIBLE SCIENCE: 64 DARING EXPERIMENTS by Sean Connolly; and THE LEGO TECHNIC IDEA BOOK: SIMPLE MACHINES by Yoshihito Isogawa.
Newbery Shelf: SHILOH by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.
Caldecott Medal: WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE by Maurice Sendak; OFFICER BUCKLE AND GLORIA by Peggy Rathmann; and DON’T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS by Mo Willems.
Classics: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame with pictures by Scott McKowen (this is a mint condition hardback with jacket, really beautiful—every child, every adult should read this book!).
Ready-to Read: TEN APPLES UP ON TOP by Theo LeSieg; FOX IN SOCKS and I AM NOT GOING TO GET UP TODAY by Dr. Seuss; TOO MANY PUPPIES by Patience Brewster; IT’S NOT EASY BEING BIG by Stephanie St. Pierre; BEARS IN THE NIGHT by Stan and Jan Berenstain; THE FROG AND TOAD TREASURY by Arnold Lobel; ARTHUR’S CAMP-OUT, ARTHUR’S LOOSE TOOTH and ARTHUR’S HONEY BEAR by Lillian Hoban; AMELIA BEDELIA by Peggy Parish; TORNADO ALERT (Level 2) by Franklyn Branley; FREAK OUT: ANIMALS BEYOND YOUR WILDEST IMAGINATION and GROSS OUT: ANIMALS THAT DO DISGUSTING THINGS (both Level 2) by Ginjer Clarke; DISNEY FROZEN: A TALE OF TWO SISTERS (Level 2) by Melissa Lagonegro; and SUBMARINES AND SUBMERSIBLES (Level 1) by Deborah Lock.
Young Adult & Intermediate Fantasy: INSURGENT, ALLEGIANT and FOUR: A DIVERGENT COLLECTION by Veronica Roth; ARTEMIS FOWL: THE TIME PARADOX by Eoin Colfer; MATCHED by Ally Condie; DELIRIUM by Lauren Oliver; CHOSEN and UNTAMED by P. C. and Kristin Cast; PROPHECY OF THE SISTERS by Michelle Zink; and MASQUERADE and REVELATIONS by Melissa De La Cruz.
Young Adult Fiction: JACK: SECRET VENGEANCE by F. Paul Wilson.
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