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Frozen read-along storybook and CD [kit] by adapted by Calliope Glass ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists
Frozen: the essential guide by written by Barbara Bazaldua
Frozen land [videodisc] by Phase 4 Films, Carpediem Film & TV and 10th Ave. Productions present ; KaBOOM! Entertainment ; animation studio, Modus FX ; written by Pierre Tremblay & Roger Harvey ; adapted by Paul Risacher ; directed by Nancy Florence Savard.
Frozen [sound recording]: soundtrack by score, Christophe Beck, songwriters, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez.
Students in the fifth grade at Hoben have an assignment to read a science fiction book that has a dystopian theme. Here is a selection to get them started.
Archon by Lana Krumwiede
The Resisters by Eric Nylund
Sky jumpers by Peggy Eddleman
Wake up missing by Kate Messner
Earthfall by Mark Walden
Time snatchers by Richard Ungar
Time trapped by Richard Ungar
Days of God: the revolution in Iran and its consequences by James Buchan
History decoded: the ten greatest conspiracies of all time by #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer ; with Keith Ferrell
Red fortress: history and illusion in the Kremlin by Catherine Merridale
Romance authors love to pen novels and stories set in and around Christmas and we love to read them. This year there is a bumper crop of these seasonal tales, so grab your hot cocoa and enjoy.
Sleigh bells in the snow by Sarah Morgan
The Christmas he loved her by Juliana Stone
The cowboy's Christmas baby by Carolyn Brown
Lady Jenny's Christmas portrait by Grace Burrowes
Take me home for Christmas by Brenda Novak
2013 Award Winning Mysteries you may have missed:
The beautiful mystery by Louise Penny — Best Novel: Anthony Award & Macavity Award
Don't ever get old by Daniel Friedman — Best First Novel: Macavity Award
The Blackhouse: a novel by Peter May — Best Novel: Barry Award
A killing in the hills by Julia Keller — Best First Novel: Barry Award
Taken by Robert Crais — Best Hardcover: Shamus Award
Black Fridays by Michael Sears — Best First P.I. Novel: Shamus Award
JFK [videodisc] by written by Mark Zwonitzer ; produced and directed by Susan Bellows
Is school enough? [videodisc] by produced by Mobile Digital Arts in association with TPT National Productions ; produced and directed by Stephen Brown.
We steal secrets [videodisc]: the story of Wikileaks by Focus World presents a Jigsaw/Global Produce production ; an Alex Gibney film ; produced by Marc Shmuger, Alex Gibney, Alexis Bloom ; written and directed by Alex Gibney
Latino Americans [videodisc]: the 500-year legacy that shaped a nation by produced by Nina Alvarez, Adriana Bosch, Daniel McCabe, Cathleen O'Connell, Ray Telles, John Valadez ; directed by David Belton, Sonia Fritz
North America [videodisc] by produced by Adam Chapman, Justin Anderson, Mark Brownlow ; written by Sarah Kass, Max Salomon, Laura Fravel, James Manfull, Jeanine Isabel Butler
Secrets of the Dead: JFK: One PM Central Standard Time by Artist Not Provided
Japan 1941: countdown to infamy by Eri Hotta
1941: the year that keeps returning by Slavko Goldstein ; translated from the Croatian by Michael Gable
The sea and civilization: a maritime history of the world by Lincoln Paine
The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin
Tyranny of the weak: North Korea and the world, 1950- 1992 by Charles K. Armstrong
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
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.