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FREEDOM by Jonathan Franzen is the latest pick of Oprah’s Book Club. It will be available for check out Friday afternoon. See what the buzz is about!
So, the Liberty Hill Public Library is in Lions Foundation Park. There is a path around the park that is oh…..I don’t know 0.7 or 0.8 miles for one loop. Each morning as I come to work I see people … Continue reading
From the ALA banned book site: “Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of … Continue reading
The Candlewick Press edition has been enormously popular and it is a very beautiful edition. Our latest copy of DRACULA is a pared down version, approximately one-tenth the length for a younger audience. This has been released by Templar Books, … Continue reading
BIBLIOGRAPHYGerstein, Mordicai. 2003. THE MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS. Brookfield, CT; Roaring Book Press. ISBN 9780761317913. PLOT SUMMARYThis children’s picture book is based on a real event that occurred in 1974. Phililppe Petit was a tightrope artist who could … Continue reading
BIBLIOGRAPHYMora, Pat. 2008. LET’S EAT!/ ¡A COMER! Ill. by Maribel Suárez. New York, NY: Harper Collins. ISBN 9780060850388. PLOT SUMMARYA family (Mom, Dad, Grandma, three children and a dog) sit down to dinner. With lots of good food on the … Continue reading
BIBLIOGRAPHYWiesner, David. 2006. FLOTSAM. New York, NY: Clarion Books. ISBN 9780618194575. PLOT SUMMARYIn this picture book without words, a young boy finds a camera, washed up on the beach. Curious, he develops the film to find some very unusual pictures … Continue reading
Currently, I am two classes away from my Master in Library Science at Texas Woman’s University. I used to write a little blurb under this same title for the library and plan on using this blog in the log run … Continue reading
Just a few of the books in our new book section. Did you know that we stay up to date with the NYT and LATimes best seller lists?
The Blue Bloods Series by Melissa de la CruzBook 6, Bloody Valentine, is due out in December 2010. Within New York City’s most elite families, there lurks a secret society of celebrated Americans whose ancestors sailed on the Mayflower. They … Continue reading