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Join The Resistance

              Join the Resistance by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker ; illustrated by Annie Wu Mattis Banz has a chance at fufilling his dream of being a hero when he is recruited by General Leia Organa’s resistance, but he will have to learn how to work with his squad mates if he is to become ... Read More »

Simon And The Bear

              Simon and the Bear : A Hanukkah Tale by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Matthew Trueman Stranded on an iceberg on his way to America, Simon remembers his mother’s parting words and lights the first candle on his menorah while praying for a miracle, which soon arrives in the form of a friendly ... Read More »

Winter Story Time

January 16 – March 8, 2018 Registration is required and begins January 3, 2018.  Click here to register online. BABY TIME: Ages Birth to 23 months — Parent or caregiver must attend — Please make arrangements for older siblings TODDLER TIME: Ages 2 – 31/2 years — Parent or caregiver must attend — Please make arrangements for older siblings STORY TIME: ... Read More »

We Love To Craft–Christmas

              We Love To Craft–Christmas : Fun Stuff For Kids–17 Handmade Fabric & Paper Projects by Annabel Wrigley Provides instructions for Christmas-themed craft projects, including a festive holiday crown, woodland mushroom wreath, and a peaceful dove pincushion.   Read More »

Top Elf

              Top Elf by Caleb Zane Huett Ollie has always been happy just being an elf and inventing new games for Christmas with his best friend Celia–but then the current Santa (descendent of the original) decides to retire and announces that there will be an open competition for the position of next Santa (his ... Read More »

Life on Surtsey

            Life on Surtsey, Iceland’s Upstart Island by Loree Griffin Burns “In this addition to the Scientists in the Field series, readers join scientists as they tackle something unusual in the world of ecosystems: colonization. Not a colonization by people, but one of cells, seeds, spores, and other life forms that blow in, fly in, ... Read More »

The War I Finally Won

              The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley The beautifully told sequel to The War That Saved My Life in which eleven-year-old Ada experiences understanding, kindness, sorrow, hope and finding family amid the uncertainty of World War II in the British countryside.   Read More »

Precious Home

            Precious Home by Ji Hyun Lee ; illustrated by Jin Hwa Kim A house is a place for shelter and rest, a place for playing and working, and a place for a family to live and love. But a house in Thailand looks nothing like a house in Mongolia, and the houses in Togo ... Read More »

Eye To Eye

              Eye to Eye : How Animals See the World by Steve Jenkins Profiles a series of animals with unusual eyes and explains how such animals use their uniquely evolved eyes to gain essential information about the biological world.   Read More »