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
The monkey and the dove: and four other true stories of animal friendships by Jennifer S. Holland
Geeked about books and reading? For the most interested, a nonfiction selection of stories about authors or the inspiration for their work.
The Brontë sisters: the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne by Catherine Reef
The trouble begins at 8: a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West by Sid Fleischman
Marooned: the strange but true adventures of Alexander Selkirk, the real Robinson Crusoe by Robert Kraske ; illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker
C.S. Lewis: the man behind Narnia by Beatrice Gormley
Do you love to read so much that you will read almost anywhere? Where are you reading this summer? On the golf course? In a tent? On a boat? On vacation in some exotic locale? Or in your own tree fort? When you claim your Love It badge, upload a picture of you (or your family) reading. Not only will you earn your Love It badge, you will be entered in a random drawing for a prize!
Grow your own pizza!: gardening plans and recipes for kids by Constance Hardesty ; illustrations by Jeff McClung
Generation green: the ultimate teen guide to living an eco-friendly life by written by Linda Sivertsen and Tosh Sivertsen
47 things you can do for the environment by Lexi Petronis with environmental consultant Jill Buck
Madeline the cookie fairy by Daisy Meadows
Icing on the cake by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk
My chocolate year by Charlotte Herman ; [illustrations by LeUyen Pham]
Katie and the cupcake cure by Coco Simon
The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli ; illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Lucky for good by Susan Patron ; with illustrations by Erin McGuire
Potatoes on rooftops: farming in the city by Hadley Dyer
Vegetables!: life on a produce farm by Ruth Owen
Life on a cattle farm by Judy Wolfman ; photographs by David Lorenz Winston
Food and farming by Jen Green
Our farm: four seasons with five kids on one family's farm by written and photographed by Michael J. Rosen
The Children's Library has lots of nonfiction on your favorite geeky subjects. Here are some fun ones to help you geek out.
The dangerous book for boys by Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden
Star Wars head to head by Pablo Hidalgo
Lego Star wars: character encyclopedia by written by Hannah Dolan with Elizabeth Dowsett, Shari Last, and Victoria Taylor
The Lego ideas book: unlock your imagination by author, Daniel Lipkowitz
Crazy concoctions: a mad scientist's guide to messy mixtures by Jordan D. Brown; illustrated by Anthony Owsley
Discovery Channel young scientist challenge: taking science to the extreme! by Rosanna Hansen and Sherry Gerstein
Pot-bellied pigs: a complete and up-to-date guide by Dennis Kelsey-Wood
The chinchilla handbook: filled with full-color photographs by Sharon L. Vanderlip; illustrations by Michele Earle-Bridges
Cockatiels: everything about purchase, care, behavior, and health by Thomas Haupt and Julie Rach Mancini; illustrations by György Jankovics; [translated from the German by Rita Kimber]
Healthy eating by Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Healthy foods from A to Z by [executive editor, Stephanie Maze] = Comida sana de la A a la Z / [editora ejecutiva, Stephanie Maze]
10 ways I can live a healthy life by Sara Antill
My healthy body by Liza Fromer and Francine Gerstein ; illustrated by Joe Weissmann
Going organic: a healthy guide to making the switch by Dana Meachen Rau
Cool relaxing: healthy & fun ways to chill out! by Alex Kuskowski
The complete book of home crafts: projects for adventurous beginners by edited by Carine Tracanelli
175 easy-to-do everyday crafts by edited by Sharon Dunn Umnik
The crafty diva's D.I.Y. stylebook: a grrrl's [sic] guide to cool creations you can make, show off, and share by Kathy Cano Murillo ; illustrated by Carrie Wheeler ; photography by John Samora
Scrapbooking made easy! by Jill A. Rinner
The joy of beading: more than 50 easy projects for jewelry, flowers, decor, accessories by Anna Borrelli ; translated by Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia
Children's Books on CD (formerly shelved in aisle #22) are now shelved with the Children's fiction books (aisles #15, #16, #17, #18). This will make it easier for patrons to find print books that are also available on CD so that they can follow along. It will also help kids to realize just how many wonderful, popular titles we have on CD.
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Come test your puzzle solving skills with (and against) others in Portal 2 co-op mode on Friday June 28 from 1:00 - 3:00PM. We'll supply the teams; you bring your raw talent. Only the cleverest will survive. Ages 9-17.
Come back in the evening at 7:00 PM to hear the moving and amazing story of JoAnne Normile and how she started Canter, the racehorse rescue group, in Michigan. Normile's story is told through her book Saving Baby: How One Woman's Love for a Racehorse Led to Her Redemption. She will be available to sign copies of her starred Kirkus-reviewed book purchased at the event.