With so many ponds nearby, I've been noticing a lot of ducks waddling around outside the library. Ducks are such nice birds — sometimes I like to feed them bread! I like reading about ducks, too. What about you? The library has lots of great books in our Readers section all about ducks! Try:
Ducks in muck by Lori Haskins ; illustrated by Valeria Petrone
Lucky duck by written by Ellen Weiss ; illustrated by Brian Lies
Want to introduce Earth Day and green living to your preschooler? Check out some of these picture books that help introduce the concepts of gardening, recycling and loving the earth.
Taking Shakespeare's play King Lear from tragedy to comedy may seem like a tall order, but Christopher Moore does exactly that in his new book "Fool". Told from the point of view of Lear's fool, Pocket, the book is bawdy good time. But the narrator, Euan Morton, has a gift with creating unique voices for each character making the book standout in a way the paper version could not.
If you're a fan of history and “Masterpiece Theater,” you should check out God on Trial, the new DVD added to our collection. Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and directed by Andy De Emmony, it takes place during a 24 hour period in Auschwitz after the ritual of selection has taken place and new inmates have arrived.
Travel back in time and meet some of baseball's all-time greats. Nine incredible adventures await you now, but more are sure to follow.
Bubble Bath Pirates
Huggly Takes a Bath
King Bidgood's in the Bathtub
The Amazing Adventures of Bathman!
As of today you will find even more new books in Kannada on the shelf. This time, we have added all fiction books. Take a look and find titles such as Sadaananda by M. K. Indira, Belli Tere by Usha Navarathna Ram and many, many more.
Are you a puppy lover? Then you will love Biscuit! Biscuit is a little yellow pup who just loves to have fun. Meet him in the first of many books in the Biscuit series for beginning readers. He's also the star of several picture books and board books! Want to learn more about the world of Biscuit? Visit the website of the author behind the series, Alyssa Satin Capucilli.
Do you speak a language other than English? Are you studying a language in school? Do you want to learn another language for your own enrichment? If you answered YES to any of those questions, you need to check out the children's international language collection.
Last year we added non-English juvenile feature films and learning DVDs and all languages available in the Muzzy language learning series, and this year we've eliminated the old book/cassette language kits and have updated with book/CD kits.
If you were to ask me how many words there are in Toni Jordan's satisfying debut novel Addition, I'd check the number of pages, count the number of lines on enough pages and the number of words on enough lines to get reasonably accurate averages, and then multip