Battle Bunny Book Transformation

Battle Bunny coverWho says you shouldn't write in a book?  Come to our Book Transformation program on, Monday, July 13, 2:00-3:00 PM, and -- in the spirit of Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett's Battle Bunny -- we'll take ordinary children's books and make them extraordinary by changing text, adding visuals, and making other alterations.  This program is for ages 9-12.  Registration for this program is required and begins June 25.

World Snake Day Celebration

SnakeCome hang out with some serpentine visitors at our World Snake Day Celebration on Thursday, July 16, 7:00-8:00 PMMark Rosenthal of Animal Magic will bring live snakes for all ages to view and learn about.  No registration required.

Sunlit snake by Matt Reinbold (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Humorous/Funny Stories for 5th Graders

Kate the great: except when she's not by Suzy

Becker

Tales from a not-so-happily ever after by Rachel

Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell

Guys read: funny business by edited and with an

introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Mac Barnett ... [et al.] ; with illustrations by Adam Rex

The call of the bully: a Rodney Rathbone novel by

Scott Starkey

The barftastic life of Louie Burger by Jenny

Meyerhoff ; with pictures by Jason Week

Humorous/Funny Stories for 3rd Graders

Anyone but me by Nancy Krulik ; illustrated by John

& Wendy

Judy Moody: around the world in 8 1/2 days by Megan

McDonald ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary ; illustrated by

Louis Darling

The Bride of Frankenstein doesn't bake cookies by

Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones ; illustrated by John Steven Gurney

The case of the coyote invasion by John R. Erickson ;

illustrations by Gerald L. Holmes

Humourous/Funny Stories for 2nd Graders

The trouble with chickens: a J.J. Tully mystery by

Doreen Cronin ; illustrated by Kevin Cornell

Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon ; illustrated by Tony

Ross

The Mount Rushmore calamity by created by Jeff Brown

; written by Sara Pennypacker ; pictures by Macky Pamintuan

Never glue your friends to chairs by Katherine

Applegate ; illustrated by Brian Biggs

Mercy Watson fights crime by Kate DiCamillo ;

illustrated by Chris Van Dusen

Humorous/Funny Stories for Kindergarteners

Kindergarten

Imogene's antlers by David Small

Mrs. McNosh hangs up her wash by Sarah Weeks ;

pictures by Nadine Bernard Westcott

Animals should definitely not wear clothing by

written by Judi Barrett and drawn by Ron Barrett

The silly

book by Babette Cole

Big chickens by Leslie Helakoski ; illustrated by

Henry Cole

After getting a high score on a video game, n average teenage boy is recruited by an alien defense force to fight in an interstellar war.

Three video game gurus must play a real live video game after they open a portal from an online game into the real world.

Jenny Nayar (Goswami), an employee of UK based Barron Industries, introduces a new technology in which objects from the digital world can be brought into the real world, using the wireless transmissions from multiple wireless devices. Shekhar Subramanium (Khan), an employee of the company, faces his last chance to come up with a video game with a difference. In order to impress his son Prateek (Verma), and upon the request of his wife Sonia (Kapoor), he takes his son's idea that the antagonist should be more powerful than the protagonist.

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