Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Read Posters

If you were in the Summer Reading Program and read 25 books or more, don't forget to come pick up your read poster! They are located on the wall in the Youth Services Reference Department. If you want to show your face off and let everyone know that you have read 25 books or more for a little bit longer, feel free; but all posters will be taken down by September 27th, so don't forget to come pick yours up!

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Gossamer



In Gossamer, Littlest One is a tiny creature slowly learning her job of giving dreams to humans. She tends to an old woman's home, where a foster boy named John is staying temporarily. John is going through a very rough time in his life. Littlest One strives to gather happy memories so that she can help him to enjoy sweet dreams each night. However, Littlest One must work extra hard when she discovers that the evil Sinisteeds are going after John and inflicting nightmares into his slumbers. Will Littlest One's gossamer touch save John from his nightmares? Come and check out this book to find out! It is a Rebecca Caudill nominee written by Lois Lowry, a Newbery Award-Winning author.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Library Lion


Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen is one of our twenty Monarch Book Award nominees. It's a large picture book about a lion who wanders into a library and discovers the joy storytime! He manages to keep quiet and follow the rules of the library most of the time but then one day something happens that forces him to break the biggest rule of all, no roaring in the library. Could it be he had a good reason to break the rules? Read this sweet story to find out