July 14, 2013 | Blogbrarian
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July 11, 2013 | Michelle
Are you looking for something to do this summer to earn your badges for CYS? For a fun activity, have an at home storytime! Here are some great books and songs that will be fun and festive:
Go back to bed! by Ginger Foglesong Guy ; illustrations by James Bernardin
Open very carefully by Nicola O'Byrne ; with words by Nick Bromley
The day Louis got eaten by John Fardell
July 11, 2013 | fawcettl
Have you caught Royal Baby Fever? Are you anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new Prince or Princess of Cambridge? How about a little royal reading to keep you occupied until we hear the big announcement!
William and Kate: a royal love story by Christopher Andersen
William & Catherine: a royal wedding by Andrew Motion
Elizabeth the Queen: the life of a modern monarch by Sally Bedell Smith
July 10, 2013 | Didi
Here are 9 thrillers for the hot months ahead.
The highway (CD) [sound recording] by C. J. Box
The kill room [sound recording]: a Lincoln Rhyme novel by Jeffery Deaver
The shadow tracer [sound recording] by Meg Gardiner
Kiss me first [Book on CD]: a novel by Lottie Moggach
Always watching [sound recording] by Chevy Stevens
The stranger [sound recording] by Camilla Läckberg ; [translation by Steven T. Murray]
July 8, 2013 | madame librarian
If you enjoy Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple you should try...
Death with reservations by Kate Kingsbury
The man with a load of mischief by Martha Grimes
As if by magic by Dolores Gordon-Smith
Whose body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Cocaine blues: a Phryne Fisher mystery by Kerry Greenwood
Agatha Raisin and the case of the curious curate by M.C. Beaton
July 7, 2013 | Brad B.
July 6, 2013 | madame librarian
Ten Books Every American Should Read...
Common sense by Thomas Paine
1776 by David McCullough
Founding brothers: the revolutionary generation by Joseph J. Ellis
The Declaration of Independence by illustrated and inscribed by Sam Fink
Animal farm by George Orwell ; preface by Russell Baker ; introduction by C.M. Woodhouse
1984: a novel by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm
- American Civil War
- American Revolution
- Battle at Gettysburg
- Benjamin Franklin
- Samuel Adams
- United States history
- Connect Your Summer
- May We Suggest
- Historical Fiction
July 5, 2013 | madame librarian
In celebration of our nation's 237th birthday and the 150th anniversary of the Battle at Gettysburg...
Benjamin Franklin [large print] by Edmund S. Morgan
Bunker Hill [large print]: a city, a siege, a revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick
The killer angels [Large print] by Michael Shaara
Samuel Adams [Large print]: a life by Ira Stoll
July 3, 2013 | strande
150 Years ago, the battle of Gettyburg was just ending today. Learn more about this historic and bloody battle while earning badges for Connect Your Summer.
You wouldn't want to be a Civil War soldier!: a war you'd rather not fight by written by Thomas Ratliff ; illustrated by David Antram ; created and designed by David Salariya
The Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address by Carin T. Ford
The Battle of Gettysburg: would you lead the fight? by Elaine Landau
Tillie Pierce: teen eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg by Tanya Anderson
July 3, 2013 | SuzyQ
The Fourth of July is not only the birthday of our country but of the following notable individuals:
Coolidge by Amity Shlaes
Salem is my dwelling place: a life of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Edwin Haviland Miller
Barnum's own story: the autobiography of P. T. Barnum by combined, condensed from the various eds. pub. during his lifetime by Waldo R. Browne