Showings are as follows:
… looking for a way to earn your Curtains Up On the Scene badge?
… eager for a chance to win prizes in one our drawings?
… passionate about puzzles?
If your answer to any of these questions is YES, then be sure to pick up one of our synopsis or crossword puzzle sheets from the CYS activity center today. Don’t forget to turn in your work and claim that shiny new badge online!
A bag of marbles by based on the memoir by Joseph Joffo ; adapted by Kris ; illustrated by Vincent Bailly ; translated by Edward Gauvin
The storm in the barn by Matt Phelan
Around the world: three remarkable journeys by Matt Phelan
Geronimo Stilton. Vol. 2. The secret of the Sphinx by Geronimo Stilton
The adventures of Tintin: Explorers on the moon by Hergé [i.e. G. Remy] ; [translated by Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper and Michael Turner]
Annabel the actress, starring in camping it up by Ellen Conford ; illustrated by Renee W. Andriani
Stage fright by David Lubar ; illustrated by Matt Loveridge
Lights, camera— cats! by Carolyn Keene ; illustrated by Macky Pamintuan
Better Nate than ever by Tim Federle
Picture perfect by P.G. Kain
William's midsummer dreams by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Starring Jules (in drama-rama) by Beth Ain ; illustrated by Anne Keenan Higgins
Are you my baby? by Kathleen Rizzi
Animal babies: around the house by [Vicky Weber]
Baby animals by Roger Priddy
Animal babies by Andrea Pinnington and Tory Gordon- Harris
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: spring babies by written by Erica Silverman ; painted by Betsy Lewin
Biscuit and the little pup by story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories
- Obtain an activity log from the CYS Activity Center.
- Read each clue and search the library to find a picture of the animal described.
- Write down the name and location of each animal you find.
- Submit your completed sheet at the Command Center to be entered into a drawing. Don’t forget to claim your Animal Lover: On The Scene badge online, too!
Wild born [electronic resource] by Brandon Mull
Flora & Ulysses [electronic resource]: the illuminated adventures by Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by K.G. Campbell
The familiars [electronic resource] by Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson ; art by Peter Chan & Kei Acedera
Adventure according to Humphrey [electronic resource] by Betty G. Birney
Into the wild [electronic resource] by Erin Hunter
Extraordinary endangered animals by Sandrine Silhol and Gaëlle Guérive ; illustrations by Marie Doucedame
What's the difference?: an endangered animal subtraction story by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Joan Waites
Endangered animals by created and written by John Bonnett Wexo ; scientific consultant, Kurt Benirschke
100 things you should know about endangered animals by Steve Parker
Eyewitness endangered animals by written by Ben Hoare and Tom Jackson
A mama for Owen by Marion Dane Bauer ; illustrated by John Butler
Owen & Mzee: the language of friendship by told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kuhumbu ; with photographs by Peter Greste
Owen and Mzee: the true story of a remarkable friendship by told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste
Tarra & Bella: the elephant and dog who became best friends by text and photography by Carol Buckley
Friends by written by Catherine Thimmesh
Miniature horses: cool pets! by Alvin and Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Caring for your hermit crab by Adele Richardson
Tricky tarantulas by Alex Kuskowski, author ; C.A. Nobens, illustrator
Bugs as pets by Jay F. Hemdal
Hilarious hedgehogs by Kelly Doudna, author ; C.A. Nobens, illustrator
The chinchilla handbook: filled with full-color photographs by Sharon L. Vanderlip; illustrations by Michele Earle-Bridges
If exotic locales do not fit your summer travel plans, here are some suggestions for reading and listening. Remember "travel" can be in your own backyard as well as "around the world."
Broaden children's listening horizons with:
Beyond our comprehensive selection in travel guides, these choices might catch adult interests:
Weird sea creatures by Erich Hoyt
Odd animal helpers by Gabrielle Reyes
Animal grossapedia by Melissa Stewart
Why vampire bats suck blood and other gross facts about animals by Jody Sullivan Rake
Ack! icky, sticky, gross stuff underground by Pam Rosenberg ; illustrated by: Beatriz Helena Ramos
Animal grossology: the science of creatures gross and disgusting by Sylvia Branzei ; illustrated by Jack Keely