Check out some easy-to-read Halloween titles from the library today. Here are a few suggestions below. Happy reading!
Orange You Glad It's Halloween, Amber Brown?
Happy Halloween, Gus!
Sam's First Halloween
The Littles and the Scary Halloween
The Halloween Parade
Fire safety week is Oct 4th through the 10th. This year the focus in on burn awareness and prevention. There are several web sites with crafts, games and activities for children and information for adults as well.
There are a number of books in the library about home and fire safety. One of these is Fire safety, a juvenile nonfiction by Lucia Raatma.
Knitting guru Epstein returns with a gorgeous book that is equal parts travel guide and pattern book. Filled with stunning photographs, it at times resembles a scrapbook of the author's experiences in this ever-inspiring corner of the world. The patterns range from elegant to rustic, but all evoke the beauty and old-world charm of Tuscany.
Do you like fruits and vegetables? Have you ever picked your own? There are many U-Pick farms opened from June through October.
Strawberry picking begins around the middle of June and lasts usually three weeks.
I picked strawberries at Rowe's in Ypsilant. Rowe's also has sugar peas and green beans for picking later in the summer. I began picking raspberries at Rowe's in late August. Raspberry picking is available usually from mid August through the second week of October. I make pies and jam with the raspberries each year.
Our family often take some grandchildren blueberry picking in July and August. We pick at Dexter Blueberry Farm in Dexter, MI. Blueberries are very easy to freeze and they stay firm when you thaw them later to put into muffins or on your cereal.
The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo's Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican
The Occult in Art
1000 Symbols: What Shapes Mean in Art and Myth
I'm definitely in a fall mood. With the weather getting cooler, I keep thinking about fall stuff like apple cider, warm soup, and pumpkins. I'm ready to go buy some pumpkins right now, but it's still a little too early for that. In the meantime, I think I'll just read some books about them. Here are some of my favorite easy-reading titles all about pumpkins. Enjoy!
Buster and the giant pumpkin by Marc Brown
Oh my, pumpkin pie! by Charles Ghigna; illustrated by Kenneth Spengler
- Of parrots and people : the sometimes funny, always fascinating, and often catastrophic collision of two intelligent species
- Parrot culture : our 2,500-year-long fascination with the world's most talkative bird
- Parrots : a natural history
- Parrots : everything about purchase, care, feeding, and housing : filled with full-color photographs
- Parrots of the world
- Amazon parrot puppet [Toy Ahoy!]