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Chocolate chip cookie murder by Joanne Fluke — Joanna Fluke's Hannah Swensen will make her movie debut on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel on Saturday, May 2 at 8:00PM. Hannah is proprieter of Lake Eden's (MN) premier bakery, The Cookie Jar. In-between her detecting, Hannah generously shares her delicious recipes.
Moo, baa, la la la! by Sandra Boynton — Sandra Boynton is a widely recognized illustrator and has created a delightful series of board books for the youngest patrons.
The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle — Other books written or illustrated by Eric Carle might also be considered classics, but this one is arguably the msot recognizable. For other titles written by Eric Carle, look in J PICTURE BOOK CAR.
Where the wild things are by Story and pictures by Maurice Sendak — "Let the wild rumpus start!" Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated many well-known children's books in addition to this one, many of which can be found in J PICTURE BOOK SEN.
Tales of a fourth grade nothing by Judy Blume
The best Christmas pageant ever by Barbara Robinson — Although centered on a Christmas pageant, this remains a hilarious story about how people can surprise you.
School daze collection by Jerry Spinelli
Vincent van Gogh and the colors of the wind by text by Chiara Lossani; illustrations by Octavia Monaco
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr; paintings by Ronald Himler
Chuck Close: face book by Chuck Close
The pilot and The little prince: the life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Peter Sis -- If you're interested in reading the classic story of The Little Prince, look in JFICTION SAINT-EXUPERY.
The digital divide: arguments for and against Facebook, Google, texting, and the age of social networking by edited and introduced by Mark Bauerlein
The trip [videodisc] by a Revolution Films, Baby Cow, Aribe Production for BBC
Any given number: the ultimate sports debate: who wore it best, from 00 to 99 by Bill Syken, writer
The last alibi by David Ellis
Celebrate National Poetry Month by getting to know more about the lives of some of our greatest poets:
Longfellow: a rediscovered life by Charles C. Calhoun
Yeats's ghosts: the secret life of W.B. Yeats by Brenda Maddox
Dylan Thomas: a new life by Andrew Lycett
From noon to starry night: a life of Walt Whitman by Philip Callow
Rough magic: a biography of Sylvia Plath by Paul Alexander
Dante by R.W.B. Lewis
America's champion swimmer: Gertrude Ederle by written by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Terry Widener
Describes the life and accomplishments of Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel and a figure in the early women's rights movement
Eleanor quiet no more: the life of Eleanor Roosevelt by written by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Gary Kelley
Explores the life of Eleanor Roosevelt from her upbringing, education, and marriage to Franklin Delano.
Elizabeth leads the way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the right to vote by Tanya Lee Stone ; illustrations by Rebecca Gibbon
Describes the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a pioneer of women's rights.