March 6, 2018 | librarianintraining
You may have heard that Tom Hanks, yes that Tom Hanks, had a book of short stories published recently. But did you know Julianne Moore writes a series of picture books for kids? Or that David Duchovny, of X-Files fame, has written three books? Krysten Ritter, aka Jessica Jones, published her first novel last year, and so did Wesley Snipes. Chris Colfer published both the last book in his Land of Stories children's series and his first novel for teens in 2017. Steve Martin, Hugh Laurie, Jesse Eisenberg, Al Roker, Lauren Graham, and Gene Wilder have all written books.
The list below features fiction written by folks you've seen on the big and small screens (and one singer/songwriter). Check the list to find out if your favorite actor is also an author!
America's dad wrote a book of short stories!
Colin Meloy, frontman for the Decemberists, has written a bestselling middle-grade trilogy called the Wildwood Chronicles, a short ghost story, and a picture book about Pete Seeger. This is his latest, published last year, a middle-grade book about an international band of kid pickpockets.
February 22, 2018 | Michelle
Last Thursday, our storytime was out of this world. We enjoyed stories all about the solar system and stars. We look forward to seeing you when storytime returns in April, but until then, be sure to enjoy these stories and songs.
February 22, 2018 | strande
If you enjoyed reading about Melody Ellison, the American Girl character who lives in Detroit in the 1960s, you might be interested in these titles.
To gain leadership skills needed to run a cupcake-baking empire when she grows up, Brianna runs for president of the fifth grade--expecting little competition--until a new girl enters the race.
February 14, 2018 | jonesw
Did you miss our Love Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions for a storytime you can do at home.
A young girl celebrates Valentine's Day by making and hiding paper hearts around the house for her family to discover. Includes directions for making hearts and a brief history of Valentine's Day.