Thursday, October 28, 2004

When It Rains It Pours...

...but the sun is shining while I write this.

A flurry of a flock of fun reading came in today!

Volumes 1-3 of the Spiderwick Chronicles
Volumes 5-6 of the Fairy Realm
Brian Jacques' The Ribbajack & Other Curious Yarns
The Treasury of Family Games - A big, colorful book of rules and pictures for
hundreds of games.


The Simpsons Comics Madness
The 8th Garfield Treasury

I am going to put them all out on the new book rack in the kids room.

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Fresh Reads

Not a fresh breeze, but fresh reads...for kids. Starting a fresh year with fresh reads. More to come!

[As always, click on the link to find out more about the title.]

A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech E Creech
Spellfall by Katherine Roberts J Fiction Roberts
Space Race by Sylvia Waugh J Fiction Waugh
Earthborn by Sylvia Waugh J Fiction Waugh
Little Vampire Goes To School by Joann Sfar J 741.594 Sfar
Little Vampire Does Kung Fu! by Joann Sfar J 741.594 Sfar
Confucius: The Golden Rule by Russell Freedman J Bio Confucius

Tuesday, September 07, 2004

Country Books

For those curious about other countries or those simply motivated by a class assignment, we have new country books about the following lesser-known nations:

Czech Republic

Thursday, August 12, 2004

Coming Soon To A Library Near You!

With some money from donations and used book sales, SGV has acquired the following new DVDs [thanks to the generosity of Video West] for its collection. They will be coming to our shelves by September, most likely:

Monsieur Ibrahim
Runaway Jury
Girl With A Pearl Earring
House of Sand and Fog
The Company

Come in and check them out, along with all our other materials, old and new.

Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Too Many To List!!

Help us out here! Come and take all these great new items off our hands! The library is doing a fabulous job of sending lots of new materials - mostly kids books, but also music (The Doors and more) and a few adult titles. Let's call it a two-foot tower.

Come on in!

Monday, June 14, 2004

Snake Scientist and Looney Tunes

What do these have in common? They are titles of two new non-fiction books for young readers.

The first shows scientists in the process of studying snakes. The second is another book in the "Ultimate Visual Guide" series that has included Superman, Batman and the X-Men. Profusely illustrated, in other words, and full of fas-kinating pix and info.

The Snake Scientist by Sy Montgomery J 597.96 Montgomery

Looney Tunes: The Ultimate Visual Guide by Jerry Beck J 791.43 Beck

New Fiction

Two new novels arrived today, one for younger readers and one for Teens. Click on the titles to see reviews.

Messenger by Lois Lowry J Fiction Lowry

Our Time on the River by Don Brown Teen Fiction Brown

Tuesday, June 08, 2004

A Whole Bunch More

Today we received an entire new batch of kids books, from a new Molly Moons tale to a book about coast mappers and a funny new William Steig as well as three new Teen books. Come and take a look at them!

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