This program is for new walkers up to 5 years old with their caregivers.
[Caterpillar by Rickydavid is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
A walk across the sun: a novel by Corban Addison — Teen-age sisters Ahalya and Sita are left orphaned after a tsunami destroys their coastal town. Destitute and alone, they plan to seek refuge in a convent miles away. A driver agrees to take them, but instead he sells the girls to human traffickers. On the other side of the world, Washington lawyer Thomas Clarke takes a sabbatical to escape his own heartache. He volunteers at an international anti-trafficking group in India where he meets Ahalya and Sita and makes it his personal mission to save them.
Bagels from Benny by Aubrey Davis ; illustrated by Dusan Petricic
The legend of the bluebonnet: an old tale of Texas by retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
The giving tree by Shel Silverstein
Brother sun, sister moon: the life and stories of St. Francis by Margaret Mayo ; illustrated by Peter Malone
The velveteen rabbit by retold and Illustrated by Komako Sakai ; translated from the Japanese by Yuki Kaneko
Small gifts in God's hands by Max Lucado ; illustrated by Cheri Bladholm
Judgment call by J.A. Jance
Blood country: a Claire Watkins mystery by Mary Logue
The face of deception by Iris Johansen
Naked in death by J.D. Robb
The cove by Catherine Coulter
New and delightful cookbooks and memoirs highlighting cuisines from many cultures.
Mastering the art of Soviet cooking: a memoir of love and longing by Anya von Bremzen — This witty memoir captures the feasts and famines of three generations of Russian women.
Japanese soul cooking: ramen, tonkatsu, tempura, and more from the streets and kitchens of Tokyo and beyond by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat ; photography by Todd Coleman — Comfort food Japanese-style.
Mastering the art of French eating: lessons in food and love from a year in Paris by Ann Mah — When her diplomat husband is assigned to Paris, Ann plots gastronomic adventures à deux. But when he is called to Iraq on a year-long post, Ann must stay alone in the City of Light.
Notes from the larder: a kitchen diary with recipes by Nigel Slater ; photographs by Jonathan Lovekin — British food writer Slater muses on a year in the kitchen--including a personal selection of simple and seasonal recipes.