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Winter waits by Lynn Plourde ; illustrated by Greg Couch
Lynn Plourde, author of the best-selling picture book "Wild Child," reunites with acclaimed illustrator Greg Couch to continue the story of Nature's family with this exquisite book that captures the joy of a father-son relationship.
Winter lullaby by Barbara Seuling ; illustrated by Greg Newbold
As the natural world changes with winter's approach, young children worry about the creatures they see around them. Where do the ducks and other animals go? Will they find shelter from the cold? Will they be safe and warm? In Winter Lullaby, Barbara Seuling's reassuring, gentle verse and Greg Newbold's breathtaking paintings reveal what animals do to survive as winter takes hold.
Winter: an alphabet acrostic by Steven Schnur ; illustrated by Leslie Evans
Sophie's squash by Pat Zietlow Miller; illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf — Being friends with a squash comes with some unusual problems for Sophie to overcome.
Mali under the night sky: a Lao story of home by Youme — An artist must leave her home because of war.
The watcher: Jane Goodall's life with the chimps by Jeanette Winter — Find out more about this chimpanzee-loving woman.
A Christmas carol: and other Christmas books by Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas ; illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg
The Christmas train by David Baldacci
A week in December by Sebastian Faulks
A different kind of Christmas by Alex Haley
Holidays on ice by David Sedaris
Vegetarian/ Vegan Cooking
Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe: celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Joy Pierson, Angel Ramos, & Jorge Pineda ; photography by Jim Franco ; forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson
Vegan holiday kitchen: more than 200 delicious, festive recipes for special occasions by Nava Atlas ; photographs by Susan Voisin
How to cook everything vegetarian: simple recipes for great food by Mark Bittman ; Illustrations by Alan Witschonke
For those who cannot cook well or do not enjoy it
The can't cook book: 100+ recipes for the absolutely terrified! by Jessica Seinfeld ; photographs by John Kernick ; cover photography by Mark Seliger ; design & illustrations by 3&Co. ; food styling by Sara Quessenberry
The last original wife [large print] by Dorothea Benton Frank
From thin air [large print] by Carolyn Brown
The amazing Mrs. Pollifax [large print] by Dorothy Gilman
Hummingbird lake [large print]: an Eternity Springs novel by Emily March
Home to Harmony [large print] by Philip Gulley
The Nazis next door: how America became a safe haven for Hitler's men by Eric Lichtblau
The Georgetown set: friends and rivals in Cold War Washington by Gregg Herken
Red Nile: a biography of the world's greatest river by Robert Twigger
Sugar cookie murder [large print] by Joanne Fluke
A Redbird Christmas [large print]: a novel by Fannie Flagg
Skipping Christmas [large print] by John Grisham
A Cedar Cove Christmas [large print] by Debbie Macomber
A Christmas journey [large print] by Anne Perry
Before I go to sleep: a novel by S.J. Watson — Christine, suffering from a rare form of amnesia where she cannot retain memories from day to day, starts seeing a new doctor who recommends she keep a journal, and her life starts getting scary when she sees she has written "Don't trust Ben," the man who claims to be her husband.