It seems like the holidays are also peak sickness time. After spending my Thanksgiving under the weather, I came up with my favorite holiday movies that I'm never too sick to enjoy.
If you're looking for something silly and short to share with your little one, take a look at the Sandra Boynton items in our collection. The board books are quick little reads: some have silly themes like belly buttons and others are fun stories about animals. If you're looking for children's music that won't drive you crazy, Philadelphia Chickens is my favorite. The songs aren't obnoxious, but they are catchy enough that you'll remember them later if you need to entertain your baby on the go.
You having a baby : the owner's manual to a happy and healthy pregnancy by Michael F. Roizen, and Mehmet C. Oz
The modern girl's guide to motherhood by Jane Buckingham with Jen Furmaniak
Catherine, called Birdy by Karen Cushman — (1290) Karen Cushman has written several books set in medieval England. This one is about a thirteen-year-old girl who is not quite ready to be married off. She has several adventures and records her thoughts in her diary.
Girl in a cage by Jane Yolen & Robert J.
The next feature on Masterpiece will be Emma, which begins this Sunday evening.
Celebrate Noel Streatfeild's birthday on December 24th! Come to the library early (we're closed on the 24th and 25th) to check out some of her books. My favorite is Ballet Shoes, and the library has many other fiction books about ballet, or informative books on dance. Come check them out!