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Youth Library News August 2017
Starting in September, when there is No School on Fridays we will be hosting a movie in the reading room. Starts at 1 pm. Popcorn will be provided (if the kids can keep it clean) All movies will be kid appropriate.
Coming Soon! Kids ages 10 and up will be invited to try painting. This first class will be free but moving forward we will try to keep the cost to a minimum.
Of course you think I was a lousy, no-good guy for breaking the Little Mermaid’s heart. You don’t know the other side of the story. Well, let me tell you…No Kidding, Mermaids are a Joke! The Story of the Little Mermaid as Told by The Prince by Nancy Loewen.
Of course you think I did a horrible thing by eating Little Red Riding Hood and her Granny. You don’t know the other side of the story. Well, let me tell you…Honestly, Red Riding Hood was Rotten! The Story of Little Red Riding Hood as Told by the Wolf by Trisha Speed Shaskan.
Of course you think Goldilocks was a brat who broke in and trashed our house. You don’t know the other side of the story. Well, let me tell you…Believe me, Goldilocks Rocks! The story of the Three bears as told by Baby Bear by Nancy Loewen.
Grab your hard hat, tie your boots. Pack your lunch. Ready, Set, Build! By Meg Fleming is your chance to follow this busy builder as he sketches his dream, clears rubble to make space, and gets to work digging, lifting, and sawing. After a hard day’s work, he takes in all he’s done and looks forward to the next day!
The Left Behind >The Kids< Series continues with book nine, The Search by Jerry B. Jenkins. As world War III erupts, the young Trib Force loses one of the most important people to them in the world. Also, Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and their friends set out on a desperate search to find Ryan. The exciting series for kids continues as the Young Tribulation Force attempts a rescue before another air attack by the Global Community. In the process, the kids face new dangers and encounter a top Global Community official.
The young Trib Force faces danger once again in book ten, On the Run by Jerry B. Jenkins. Filled with despair over tragic news about their friends, Judd and Ryan set out for Israel to discover the truth. The trail leads them to a surprising find and into the hands of the Global Community. Back at home, Vicki Lionel, and their friends plan to carry out another mission at Nicolae High, but not without great danger. What if they get caught? Will Vicki be sent back to the detention center now that Bruce is gone?
Anna’s Fight for Hope, The Great Depression 1931, is a Sisters in Time series book by JoAnn A. Grote. Times are tough for Anna Harrington. But times are even tougher for some of her friends, who’ve been devastated by the Great Depression. Dot’s family is hungry and may lose its home, while Chet, riding the rails as a hobo in search of work, is in trouble with the law. Twelve-year-old Anna and her cousin, Fred, watch in sorrow as others suffer, wondering what they can do to show God’s love to their friends. Soon, they come up with some clever ideas to help-but with jobs scarce, food hard to come by, and the authorities making things difficult, will Anna’s efforts be enough?
Nellie the Brave, The Cherokee Trail of Tears 1838, is a Sisters in Time series book written by Veda Boyd Jones. Nellie Starr’s world is falling apart. The young Cherokee girl is caught in the political upheaval of America’s westward expansion. Forced by U.S. soldiers to leave their home in Tennessee, Nellie, her family, and thousands of other Cherokee travel the long, dangerous “Trail of Tears” to a new home in the western Indian Territory. Will Nellie’s courage bring her through this ordeal? Can her faith lead her to forgive those responsible-the white politicians, settlers, and soldiers who uprooted her family from their peaceful, productive home?
Emma’s Secret, The Cincinnati Epidemic 1832, is a Sisters in Time series book written by Veda Boyd Jones. Emma Farley has dreams for the future. But her secret hopes are threatened by society’s attitudes toward “women’s work.” Of more immediate concern, a massive flood of the Ohio river and a resulting cholera epidemic jeopardize Emma’s dreams. Will Emma and her family even survive the dreaded disease that terrorizes their frontier town of Cincinnati? Will she ever enjoy the future she’s laid out in her mind? Through much trial and hardship, Emma learns that God-given dreams are meant to be followed.
Do you know…how to hypnotize a chicken?...why the sky is blue?...which animals are the most commonly named “Jaws”?...how to make invisible ink?...where to find the town of Ding Dong?...how to turn your watch into a compass?...what you get when you cross a vampire and a snowman? Find out in this essential collection of the smart, the silly and the strange…in Children’s Miscellany Too (non-fiction) by Matthew Morgan and Samantha Barnes.
San Francisco has tons to offer tourists like Bess, George, and me. Fresh crabs, cable cars, hikes-and stalkers! Well, maybe stalkers is a little harsh, but this older couple, Ed and Harriet, keeps popping up everywhere. Coincidental or not, Ed and Harriet’s appearances are smelling fishier than San Francisco Bay to me. So the investigation begins. But who knew it’d lead to more sleuthing-in Hawaii? Trade Wind Danger, a Nancy Drew girl detective book by Carolyn Keene.
Into the Wild Book one in the Warriors series by Erin Hunter. Fire alone can save out clan…For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by their warrior ancestors. But the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger, and the sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. Noble warriors are dying-and some deaths are more mysterious than others. In the midst of this turmoil appears an ordinary house cat named Rusty…who may turn out to be the bravest warrior of them all.
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME WITH MISS LACEY IS EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 10 AM. READ SOME BOOKS, HAVE A SNACK, AND MAKE A CRAFT! Parents are welcome to relax in the adult reading room with a magazine or book!
CRAFT CLASS IS EVERY WEDNESDAY AFTER SCHOOL! SNACKS PROVIDED:)
Flash Burnout by L. K. Madigan. Click. Telephoto lens. Zoom. In a shutter release millisecond, Blake’s world turns upside down. The nameless woman with the snake tattoo is not just another assignment. “That’s my mom!” gasps Marissa. Click. Saturated self-portrait: Blake, nice guy, class clown, always trying to get a laugh, not sure where to focus. Click. Contrast. Shannon, Blake’s GF. Total. Babe. Marissa needs him. How is he supposed to frame them both in one shot? Click. Chiaroscuro. Lightdark. Marissa again, overexposed. Crash and burn. Talk about negative space. Click.
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