Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Are you a "Wimpy Kid" fan?

If you have read each book at least a bazillian times, try one of these:

Alien Feast by Michael Simmons
Alvin Ho by Lenore Look
Dear Max by Sally Grindley
Diary of Melanie Martin by Carol Weston
Frindle by Andrew Clements
Geronimo Stilton series by none other than Geronimo Stilton, himself
Heads or Tails by Jack Gantos
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Last Invisible Boy by Evan Kuhlman
Middle School is Worse than Meatloaf by Jennifer L. Holm
Mudshark by Gary Paulsen
Please Write in this Book by Mary Amato

Monday, December 21, 2009

Blizzards

That was quite a blizzard that snuck right by us this past weekend! Read all about blizzards--real and imagined--in the following books:

Blizzard: the Storm that Changed America by Jim Murphy
The Blizzard by Betty Ren Wright
A Blizzard Year by Gretel Ehrlich
Coming Through the Blizzard by Eileen Spinelli
Blizzard of the Blue Moon by Mary Pope Osborne

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The Women in Santa's Life

We all know that Santa can't possibly pull off all that magic without Mrs. Claus. Some even say his sister is a motivating force as well. Find out more about these two remarkable women by reading the following:

Mrs. Claus Takes a Vacation by Linas Alsenas
Auntie Claus and Auntie Claus and the Key to Christmas by Elise Primavera
Guess Who's Coming to Santa's for Dinner by Tomie dePaola
Santa and the Three Bears by Dominic Catalano

One more thing--have you ever wondered why the man who runs the local creamy stand looks familiar? read Where Does Joe Go? by Tracey Campbell Pearson.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Holiday Tea Party Rescheduled

We're expecting a storm, so the Holiday Tea Party is rescheduled for Wednesday, December 16 at 3:30. Join us then for tea, juice, cupcakes, a story, a simple craft, and face painting by the best face painter in Vermont!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Like a good mystery?

Try the oldies but goodies--Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys mysteries. We have several new copies of these old favorites. Find them shelved with the call number jFIC KEE and jFIC DIX respectively.