Dear Friends and Book Lovers,

 

I’ve decided to start off each newsletter with our hours of operation, just so you know: Saturday, June 15, we will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Annex Building in the library’s large parking lot.

 

Note on the new look of the newsletter: Acting on the good advice of the board’s Vice-President, I tried using bullets for each book. I like the new look and I hope you do, too.

 

Collectors Corner: I’ll begin with a list of old books:

  • FISHERMAN’S LUCK (1905) and DAYS OFF (1907) by Henry Van Dyke, both $2
  • YANKEE SHIPS IN PIRATE WATERS by Rupert Holland, with amazing pictures by Frank Schoonover (1931, $3)
  • DISEASES OF THE EAR, NOSE AND THROAT by Wendell Phillips (1924, $5)
  • THE GROLIER ENCYLOPEDIA, 11 volumes including index (1944, $25)
  • AURORA LEIGH by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (circa 1900, $2)
  • BAT WING by Sax Rohmer (1921, $2—voodoo, vampires and macabre murder in the heart of London)
  • THE RUNAWAY TRAIL by Albert Treynor (1926, $2)

 

We have many books on Indiana:

  • YESTERDAY’S INDIANA by Byron Troyer (1975, $2.50)
  • AT THE HEADWATERS OF THE MAUMEE: A HISTORY OF THE FORTS OF FORT WAYNE by Paul Woehrmann (1971, $2)
  • BRAVE MEN by Ernie Pyle (1945, 6th printing, $3)
  • NEW ALBANY IN VINTAGE POSTCARDS by David Barksdale (2005, $3)
  • VIEW FROM THE STATE HOUSE: RECOLLECTIONS AND REFLECTIONS, 1961-1965 by Matthew Welsh (1981, $2)
  • VISIONS OF POMPEII, WEST BADEN SPRINGS HOTEL: THE LILLIAN SINCLAIR DIARY by Chris Bundy (2001, $3)
  • CORYDON: THE FORGOTTEN BATTLE OF THE CIVIL WAR by Fred Conway (1991, $2)
  • BEST OF THE BEST FROM INDIANA: SELECTED RECIPES FROM INDIANA’S FAVORITE COOKBOOKS, edited by Gwen McKee (1995, $2)
  • REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS OF HARRISON COUNTY, INDIANA (1975, $2.50); HISTORICAL ALMANAC OF HARRISON COUNTY, INDIANA (1974, $1); and REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA IN INDIANA (1975, $1) by Arville Funk
  • FORT WAYNE IN 1790 (1995, $1)
  • 150th ANNIVERSARY OF FLOYDS KNOBS CHRISTIAN CHURCH ($1)
  • IMAGES OF AMERICA: NEW ALBANY by Gregg Seidl (2006, $2)

 

Now for some miscellaneous and varied books:

  • IMAGES OF AMERICA: EARLY LAS VEGAS by Linda Miller (2013, $2)
  • THE CHUCK WAGON GANG: A LEGEND LIVES ON by Bob Terrell (1990, $2)
  • THE SONG OF HIAWATHA by Henry Wordsworth Longfellow with illustrations by Frederic Remington (1968, $2)
  • MARIHUANA RECONSIDERED by Lester Grinspoon, M.D. (1971, $10)
  • HEXOLOGY: HISTORY AND MEANING OF THE HEX SYMBOLS by Jacob & Jane Zook (1987, $2)
  • HEX SIGNS AND OTHER BARN DECORATIONS by Elmer Smith (1966, $2)
  • REALISTIC ART AND TIMES OF THE MIMBRES INDIANS by O. T. Snodgrass (1977, signed by the author, $5.50)
  • SUN CIRCLES AND HUMAN HANDS: THE SOUTHEASTERN INDIANS, ART AND INDUSTRY, edited by Emma Fundaburk (1965, $4.50)

 

Next I’ll move on to books for children:

  • THE LOST PRINCE by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1915, $2.50)
  • HORTON HATCHES THE EGG by Dr. Seuss (a 1940 first edition, first printing, $5)
  • OUR NEW FRIENDS by William Gray (a 1956 school reader, $2)
  • BUILDING BETTER ENGLISH STEP BY STEP by Harry Greene (1941, $2)
  • SONGS FOR JUNIORS (1953, $2)
  • Four little square books: SPACE GHOST: THE SORCERESS OF CYBA 3 (1968, $2); BONANZA: THE BUBBLE GUM KID (1967, $2); TARZAN: THE MARK OF THE RED HYENA (1967, $2); and DICK TRACY ENCOUNTERS FACEY (1967, $2)
  • MOTHER WEST WIND “WHERE” STORIES by Thornton Burgess (1918, $2)
  • THE FAMILY TREASURY OF CHILDREN’S STORIES (1956,books one and two; $5 for the set)
  • IN CITY AND COUNTRY and ROUND ABOUT YOU by Nila Banton Smith (1935, $2 each)
  • THE ANIMAL STORY BOOK, edited by Ernest Thompson-Seton (1952, $2)

 

Finally, some cooking and gardening for you:

  • Three pamphlets from Culinary Arts Institute: THE FRENCH COOKBOOK (1965, $2), THE GERMAN AND VIENNESE COOKBOOK (1965, $3) and THE ITALIAN COOKBOOK (1968, $5.50)
  • KINGAN’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY MEAT RECIPE BOOK (1944, $2)
  • BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS GARDEN BOOK (1951, $4)

On the Special Sale Table:

Saturday is the day before Fathers’ Day. In honor of Dad, we are discounting all books in the Action/Adventure section by 50%. Clive Cussler fans, this is your lucky day! We have a very large cart filled with 25-cent paperbacks, including many by Clive.

 

Choice Selections Fiction:

  • THE RECKONING by John Grisham
  • BRING OUT THE DOG by Will Mackin
  • JUROR #3 by James Patterson
  • A COLUMN OF FIRE by Ken Follett
  • LOOK ALIVE, TWENTY-FIVE by Janet Evanovich
  • TAILSPIN by Sandra Brown

 

Choice Selections Non-Fiction:

  • THE PAPACY by Paul Johnson
  • BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah
  • A HIGHER LOYALTY: TRUTH, LIES AND LEADERSHIP by James Comey
  • BUDDHISM: THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE, edited by Kevin Trainor

 

Alternative Medicine:

  • A-Z OF ALTERNATIVE THERAPY from Longmeadow Press
  • THE POWER OF CHAKRAS AND CHAKRA HEALING by Sue and Simon Lilly
  • THE COMPLETE MEDICINAL HERBAL by Penelope Ody
  • ACUPUNCTURE WITHOUT NEEDLES by J. V. Cerney

 

Animals & Pets:

  • THE LIFE OF THE HUMMINGBIRD by Alexander Skutch with more than 80 species pictured in full color
  • THE YEAR OF THE TURTLE: A NATURAL HISTORY by David Carroll
  • WHALE: IN SEARCH OF THE GIANTS OF THE SEA by Philip Hoare
  • COMANCHE OF THE SEVENTH: THE TRUE STORY OF A GREAT HORSE—THE ONLY SURVIVOR OF CUSTER’S LAST STAND by Margaret Leighton
  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT HUMMINGBIRDS by Rose Houk (a 25-cent magazine)
  • HOW TO TELL IF YOUR CAT IS PLOTTING TO KILL YOU by Matthew Inman

 

Art:

  • REVISITING THE PAINTED HOUSE: MORE THAN 100 NEW DESIGNS FOR MURAL AND TROMPE L’OEIL DECORATION by Graham Rust
  • THE PAINTER’S PRACTICE: HOW ARTISTS LIVED AND WORKED IN TRADITIONAL CHINA by James Cahill
  • ART IN CHINA by Craig Clunas
  • POPULAR ARTS OF SPANISH NEW MEXICO by E. Boyd

 

Biography:

  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: AN AMERICAN LIFE by Walter Isaacson
  • JOHN WAYNE: AMERICAN ICON by Ethan Wayne
  • CICERO: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROME’S GREATEST POLITICIAN by Anthony Everitt
  • THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ANNE BOLEYN by Eric Ives
  • I AM MALALA by Malala Yousafzai
  • NO COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL: THE SAGA OF FRANK ZAPPA by David Walley
  • WIVES OF THE SIGNERS: THE WOMEN BEHIND THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE by Harry and Mary Green
  • THE LAST LECTURE by Randy Pausch
  • THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY by Jean-Dominque Bauby
  • ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH: HER LIFE by Susan Hertog
  • MY EXTRAORDINARY LIFE by Sissy Spacek
  • CLEMENTE: THE PASSION AND GRACE OF BASEBALL’S LAST HERO by David Maraniss
  • REASON FOR HOPE: A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY by Jane Goodall
  • MY FATHER AT 100 by Ron Reagan
  • FIFTY ON FIFTY: WISDOM, INSPIRATION AND REFLECTIONS ON WOMEN’S LIVES by Bonnie Rubin

 

Christian Fiction:

  • A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE by Robin Lee Hatcher
  • DAUGHTERS OF BLESSING, the complete quartet in slipcase, by Lauraine Snelling

 

Classics:

  • THE ANNOTATED MOTHER GOOSE, with notes by William & Ceil Baring-Gould
  • WIT & WISECRACKS, PUDD’NHEAD WILSON, CLEMENS OF THE “CALL”: MARK TWAIN IN SAN FRANCISCO, JOAN OF ARC and THE COMPLETE SHORT STORIES by Mark Twain
  • THE INVISIBLE MAN by H. G. Wells
  • THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES and THE ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATED SHERLOCK HOLMES by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte
  • FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley
  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens
  • THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL by Baroness Orczy
  • THE GOOD EARTH by Pearl Buck
  • LOST HORIZON by James Hilton
  • A WORLD TO WIN by Upton Sinclair
  • WALDEN and CAPE COD by Henry David Thoreau
  • ISLANDS IN THE STREAM and THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA by Ernest Hemingway
  • THE DIVINE COMEDY by Dante
  • THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE by B. Traven
  • THE SEA-HAWK by Rafael Sabatini
  • THE TALE OF THE TSAR SALTAN by Alexander Pushkin with drawings by I. Bilibin
  • SIDDHARTHA by Hermann Hesse

 

Cookbooks:

  • THE LITTLE HOUSE COOKBOOK: FRONTIER FOODS FROM LAURA INGALLS WILDER’S CLASSIC STORIES by Barbara Walker
  • COOKING WITH HONEY, a 10-cent pamphlet from Honey Acres

 

Crafts, Hobbies & Collectibles:

  • HEARTFELT IRON-ON TRANSFERS with designs by Susan Fouts
  • AMERICA’S CROCHET BOOK by Gertrude Taylor
  • SOUTHERN ANTIQUE FOLK ART by Robert Morton
  • A TREASURY OF AMISH QUILTS by Rachel & Kenneth Pellman
  • QUILTS TO WEAR by Virginia Avery
  • 101 FUN-TO-CROCHET PROJECTS, edited by Laura Scott

 

Fantasy:

  • THE ENCHANTED WORLD: WIZARDS AND WITCHES by Brendan Lehane
  • THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY, 3 paperbacks in slipcase, and SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT, PEARL & SIR ORFEO by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • TARZAN OF THE APES, THE BEASTS OF TARZAN, THE MASTER MIND OF MARS and A FIGHTING MAN OF MARS by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • VISUAL GUIDE TO XANTH by Piers Anthony

 

Fiction:

  • THE MOOR’S LAST SIGH by Salman Rushdie
  • THE GIVING QUILT and THE UNION QUILTERS by Jennifer Chiaverini
  • THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt
  • THE QUEEN’S FOOL and THE BOLEYN INHERITANCE by Philippa Gregory
  • SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Elena Ferrante’s gripping Neapolitan Quartet: MY BRILLIANT FRIEND, THE STORY OF A NEW NAME, THOSE WHO LEAVE AND THOSE WHO STAY and THE STORY OF THE LOST CHILD
  • UNCOMMON TYPE by Tom Hanks
  • THE ROAD by Cormac McCarthy

 

Foreign Language:

  • KUROSAWA AKIRA TO SHICHININ NO SAMURAI (KUROSAWA AKIRA AND THE SEVEN SAMURAI (a book about the making of Kurosawa’s magnificent movie—all the better if you can read Japanese!)
  • AMO, AMAS, AMAT AND MORE: HOW TO USE LATIN TO YOUR ADVANTAGE AND THE ASTONISHMENT OF OTHERS by Eugene Ehrlich

 

Gardening:

  • THE DICTIONARY OF USEFUL PLANTS by Nelson Coon
  • ALL COLOR BOOK OF MUSHROOMS AND FUNGI by Moira Savonius
  • HERBALLY YOURS by Penny Royal
  • THE WAY OF HERBS by Michael Tierra
  • DIY HYDROPONICS by John Hennessy ( 25-cent magazine)
  • FLOWERS OF THE WORLD by Frances Perry
  • HERBS FOR ALL SEASONS by Rosemary Hemphill

 

History:

  • BEYOND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: LIFE, DEATH AND HOPE IN MUMBAI UNDERCITY by Katherine Boo
  • STRUGGLE FOR VICKSBURG by Stephen Ambrose (25-cent pamphlet)
  • COLUMBUS: THE FOUR VOYAGES by Laurence Bergreen
  • CONNECTIONS by James Burke
  • RECON SCOUT: THROUGH FOUR CAMPAIGNS IN WORLD WAR II by Fred Salter
  • A WRITER AT WAR: VASILY GROSSMAN WITH THE RED ARMY, 1941-1945, edited by Antony Beevor
  • BUDAPEST 1900: A HISTORICAL PORTRAIT OF A CITY AND ITS CULTURE by John Lukacs
  • TEAM OF RIVALS: THE POLITICAL GENIUS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON, SPYMASTER: HOW THE AMERICANS OUTSPIED THE BRITISH AND WON THE WAR by Thomas Allen
  • CRUSADER CASTLES by T. E. Lawrence
  • THE BELEAGUERED CITY: THE VICKSBURG CAMPAIGN by Shelby Foote
  • THE RIGHT STUFF by Tom Wolfe
  • LAST CLIMB: THE LEGENDARY EVEREST EXPEDITION OF GEORGE MALLORY by David Breashears & Audrey Salkeld
  • NORTH AMERICAN AVIATION: P-51 MUSTANG by Michael O’Leary
  • THE SECRET PARTS OF FORTUNE by Ron Rosenberg
  • WOMEN IN CONGRESS by Rep. Marcy Kaptur
  • THE RISE OF PURITANISM by William Haller
  • THE PEOPLE CALLED SHAKERS by Edward Andrews
  • THE WITCHES: SUSPICION, BETRAYAL AND HYSTERIA IN 1692 SALEM by Stacy Schiff
  • CHIN UP, DARLING: WORLD WAR II LETTERS HOME FROM A SOLDIER TO HIS WIFE, edited by Sue-Ellen Koetter
  • TIGER FORCE: A TRUE STORY OF MEN AND WAR by Michael Sallah & Mitch Weiss
  • THE UNION IN CRISIS 1850-1877 by Robert Johannsen

 

Horror:

  • ROSEMARY’S BABY by Ira Levin
  • THE TWILIGHT ZONE by Rod Serling

 

Humor & Commentary:

  • THE QUEEN AND I by Sue Townsend (imagines what would happen if England’s royals were given the sack and went on the dole)
  • WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES and BARREL FEVER by David Sedaris
  • DUMB, DUMBER, DUMBEST: TRUE NEWS OF THE WORLD’S LEAST COMPETENT PEOPLE by John Kohut

 

Large Print:

  • THE LIGHT HOUSE KEEPER by James Michael Pratt
  • JAMES, THE CONNOISSEUR CAT by Harriet Hahn
  • SCARPETTA by Patricia Cornwell
  • THE FOREST LOVER by Susan Vreeland
  • THE PROTECTOR by Dee Henderson

 

Medicine:

  • THE HUMAN BODY by Jonathan Miller, a pop-up book designed by David Pelham
  • THE ANATOMY COLORING BOOK by Wynn Kapit & Lawrence Elson

 

Movies:

  • GEORGE HURRELL’S HOLLYWOOD: GLAMOUR PORTRAITS, 1925-1992 by Mark Viera
  • MY DINNER WITH ANDRE, a screenplay by Wallace Shawn & Andre Gregory

 

Music:

  • MUSICOPHILIA: TALES OF MUSIC AND THE BRAIN by the late Oliver Sacks
  • HOW TO PLAY THE POCKET HARMONICA by Peter Pickow

 

Mystery:

  • In paperback by the late Sue Grafton, I IS FOR INNOCENT through W IS FOR WASTED
  • Four cozy mysteries involving recipes by Joanne Fluke: STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, PEACH COBBLER, CARROT CAKE and CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE
  • CRUSADER’S CROSS and THREE GREAT NOVELS (DIXIE CITY JAM, BURNING ANGEL & PURPLE CANE ROAD) by James Lee Burke
  • A cozy by Taylor McCafferty for pet lovers, PET PEEVES
  • ANATOMY OF A MURDER by Robert Traver

 

Mythology & Folklore:

  • ITALIAN FOLK TALES, selected and retold by Italo Calvino
  • THE HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES by Joseph Campbell

 

New & Notable: 

  • CYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC, edited by Henry Hay
  • AMERICAN MAXIMS AND FOLK SAYINGS, edited by Elmer Smith (25-cent magazine)
  • THE ART OF THE DEAL by Donald J. Trump
  • THE DRESDEN FILES: STORM FRONT, THE GATHERING STORM, a graphic novel by Jim Butcher
  • TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY POSTER DESIGNS by Ed Sibbett (25-cent magazine)
  • THE BOOK OF THE SANDMAN AND THE ALPHABET OF SLEEP and SECRETS OF THE GNOMES by Rien Poortvliet and Wil Huygen
  • SCHMIDT’S MARVELOUS MUSEUM OF COCA COLA by Jan Schmidt (a 25-cent coloring book)

New Age & Parapsychology:

  • HOW TO READ PALMS by Judith Hipskind
  • MARY T. REFLECTS ON THE OTHER SIDE: A COMPELLING VISION OF THE AFTERLIFE by Mary T. Browne
  • A WIZARD’S BESTIARY by Oberon Zell-Ravenheart
  • THE MEDICINE WOMAN TRILOGY by Lynn Andrews
  • PSYCHEDELIC ECSTASY by William Marshall
  • WHERE THE GHOSTS ARE: FAVORITE HAUNTED HOUSES IN AMERICA AND THE BRITISH ISLES by Hans Holzer

 

Nora Roberts Fans:

  • At our last book sale, we sold every paperback by J. D. Robb on the shelf; but the Lord giveth back after taking away—we now have 45 more J. D. Robb paperbacks from APPRENTICE IN DEATH to WITNESS IN DEATH!

 

Philosophy:

  • INSTRUCTIONS TO THE COOK: A ZEN MASTER’S LESSONS ON LIVING A LIFE THAT MATTERS by Bernard Glassman & Rick Fields

 

Poetry:

  • THE PORTABLE WALT WHITMAN, selected by Mark Van Doren
  • THE COLLECTED POEMS by Reynolds Price
  • EARLY FROST by Robert Frost

 

Reference:

  • ILLUSTRATED REVERSE DICTIONARY from Reader’s Digest

 

Religion:

  • THE LOST BOOKS OF THE BIBLE
  • DYNAMICS OF FAITH by Paul Tillich
  • PLAIN SECRETS: AN OUTSIDER AMONG THE AMISH by Joe Mackall
  • CHRISTIAN MYSTICISM by Manuela Dunn Mascetti

 

Science & Nature:

  • MINERAL RECOGNITION by Iris Vanders & Philip Kerr (lots of great color plates)
  • DINOSAURS: THE TEXTBOOK by Spencer Lucas
  • UNIVERSE, a pop-up book by Heather Couper and David Pelham
  • THE SKYWATCHER’S HANDBOOK by Colin Ronan

 

Science Fiction:

  • Many books by the great Robert Heinlein, including STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND, FARMER IN THE SKY and HAVE SPACE SUIT, WILL TRAVEL
  • FOUNDATION by Isaac Asimov
  • THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES, FAHRENHEIT 451 and GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN by Ray Bradbury
  • CHILDHOOD’S END, EARTHLIGHT, PRELUDE TO SPACE and more by Arthur C. Clarke
  • GOD EMPEROR OF DUNE and THE DOSAI EXPERIMENT by Frank Herbert
  • INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS by Jack Finney
  • ZODIAC by Neal Stephenson

 

Sports & Exercise:

  • THE BASEBALL BOOK, edited by Rob Fleder
  • THE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO THE PILATES METHOD by Karon Karter
  • YOGA JOURNAL’S YOGA BASICS by Mara Carrico
  • CHI RUNNING by Danny Dreyer
  • THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BASEBALL SIGNS AND PLAYS by Stu Southworth
  • DINGERS: A SHORT HISTORY OF THE LONG BALL by Peter Keating

 

Travel:

  • LAURA INGALLS WILDER COUNTRY by William Anderson

 

Westerns & American Indians:

  • INDIANS AND A CHANGING FRONTIER: THE ART OF GEORGE WINTER, compiled by Sarah Cooke
  • THE BATTLE OF THE 1,000 SLAIN AND OTHER STORIES FROM OUR INDIAN HERITAGE by C. F. Porter
  • AMERICAN INDIAN POETRY, edited by George Cronyn
  • BLACK ELK SPEAKS by John Neihardt
  • LONG KNIFE, the story of George Rogers Clark by James Alexander Thom
  • WALKING THE TRAIL: ONE MAN’S JOURNEY ALONG THE CHEROKEE TRAIL OF TEARS by Jerry Ellis
  • NATIVE AMERICAN LEGENDS, compiled by George Lankford
  • SEVEN ARROWS by Hyemeyohsts Storm
  • Four 25-cent magazines: SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN TRIBES, SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN ARTS & CRAFTS (2 copies) and TRADITION AND INNOVATION: THE POTTERY OF NEW MEXICO’S PUEBLOS
  • THE POTTERY JEWELS OF JOSEPH LONEWOLF, photographed by Peter Bloomer

Music CDs:

  • JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL by Neil Diamond
  • IN MEMORIAM by Burl Ives

 

VHS Tapes:

  • CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND with Richard Dreyfuss
  • THE AFRICAN QUEEN with Humphrey Bogart

 

DVD: We’ve received a huge donation of movie DVDs, too many to put on the back shelf. A special cart with as many as we can fit on it will be at the front of the store for this sale. Some of the movies include:

  • GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON and THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON with Emilia Clarke and Peter Dinklage
  • ORIGINAL SIN with Roy Marsden as P. D. James’ detective Adam Dalgliesh
  • FALLING STARS: SEASON THREE with Noah Wyle
  • AVIATOR with Leonardo DiCaprio
  • CHOCOLAT with Johnny Depp
  • THE EAGLE HAS LANDED with Michael Caine
  • HATARI with John Wayne
  • MAMMA MIA with Meryl Streep
  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING with Emma Thompson
  • ROAD TO PERDITION with Tom Hanks
  • WHERE EAGLES DARE with Richard Burton & Clint Eastwood (a thrilling movie) and many, many more!

 

FOR THE CHILDREN

 

Pop-Up Books:

  • PLAYFUL PANDAS, WONDERFUL ANIMALS OF AUSTRALIA and ANIMAL HOMES from the National Geographic Society

 

Lift-the-Flap Books:

  • IN THE WILD by Nora Ryder

 

Pull-the-Tab Books:

  • BUZZ, BUZZ by Juan Wijngaard
  • ANIMAL HOMES by Sarah Waters

 

Children’s DVDs:

  • THE IRON GIANT with the voice talents of Jennifer Anniston, Harry Connick Jr. and more

 

Children’s Crafts:

  • DINOSAUR STENCILING BOOK from the Book Studio
  • DOODLEPEDIA DINOSAURS: DOODLING FUN AND ROARING FACTS, edited by James Mitchem

 

Hardback Picture Books:

  • WILD ANIMALS GO-ROUND by Mary Ling
  • MUDDIGUSH by Kimberley Knutson
  • MATTHEW’S DRAGON by Susan Cooper with pictures by Joseph Smith
  • PENGUINS 1, 2, 3 by Kevin Schafer
  • IF YOU GIVE A MOOSE A MUFFIN by Laura Numeroff
  • HORTON HATCHES THE EGG and HORTON HEARS A WHO by Dr. Seuss
  • CAPS FOR SALE by Esphyr Slobodkina
  • DISNEY’S FINDING NEMO: LOOK AND FIND and DISNEY PRINCESS: LOOK AND FIND from Publications International
  • THE BEAR WHO WENT TO THE BALLET by Jean Richardson with pictures by Susan Winter

Paperback Picture Books:

  • GARFIELD’S FURRY TALES by Jim Davis
  • WHO WANTS A CHEAP RHINOCEROS by Shel Silverstein
  • I SMELL THE FUTURE, a Nova the Robot story by David Kirk

 

Children’s Poetry:

  • DIRTY BEASTS and REVOLTING RHYMES by Roald Dahl
  • A CHILD’S GARDEN OF WEIRDNESS by Dick Gautier
  • THE NEW ADVENTURES OF MOTHER GOOSE by Bruce Lansky with pictures by Stephen Carpenter
  • NURSERY RHYME SONGBOOK, compiled by Sally Emerson with pictures by Colin and Moira Maclean
  • OLD MOTHER HUBBARD, with pictures by James Marshall
  • ALLIGATORS ALL YEAR LONG by Crescent Dragonwagon
  • DUTCH SNEAKERS AND FLEA-KEEPERS by Calef Brown

 

Series Books:

  • STAR WARS JEDI ACADEMY: RETURN OF THE PADAWAN by Jeffrey Brown

Intermediate Fiction:

  • DINOSAUR HABITAT by Helen Griffith
  • CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by Roald Dahl

 

Non-Fiction:

  • SILLY SNACKS from Publications International
  • TURTLES AND SNAILS, a First Discovery Book from Scholastic
  • ANCIENT ROME, edited by Dr. Paul Roberts
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DINOSAURS AND OTHER PREHISTORIC CREATURES by John Malam and Steve Parker
  • 100 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT INVENTIONS by Miles Kelly

 

Children’s Biography:

  • PRIDE OF PUERTO RICO: THE LIFE OF ROBERTO CLEMENTE by Paul Walker
  • ROSE WILDER LANE: HER STORY by Rose Wilder Lane

 

Newbery Shelf: 

  • A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L’Engle
  • PICTURES OF HOLLIS WOODS by Patricia Reilly Giff
  • THE GIVER by Lois Lowry

 

Caldecott Medal:

  • THE FOX WENT OUT ON A CHILLY NIGHT, an old song with pictures by Peter Spier

 

Classics:

  • FAVORITE MEDIEVAL TALES retold by Mary Pope Osbourne
  • CAN YOU GUESS MY NAME: TRADITIONAL TALES AROUND THE WORLD retold by Judy Sierra
  • MAGICAL TALES FROM MANY LANDS, retold by Margaret Mayo
  • THE COMPLETE WINNIE-THE-POOH by A. A. Milne
  • LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott
  • THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK, edited by Andrew Lang
  • A TREASURY OF PETER RABBIT AND OTHER STORIES by Beatrix Potter
  • JUST SO STORIES by Rudyard Kipling
  • TREASURE ISLAND by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • ANN OF GREEN GABLES by L. M. Montgomery
  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER by Mark Twain

 

Ready-to Read:

  • EGGS AND CHICKS by Fiona Patchett
  • HENRY AND MUDGE AND THE BEST DAY OF ALL by Cynthia Rylant
  • RUGRATS: JUNK, SWEET JUNK by Molly Wigand

 

Young Adult & Intermediate Fantasy:

  • HARRY POTTER AND THE SOCERCER’S STONE, THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, THE GOBLET OF FIRE and THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX by J. K. Rowling
  • THE VAN ALEN LEGACY by Melissa De La Cruz
  • THE MAGICIAN’S NEPHEW, THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, THE HORSE AND HIS BOY, PRINCE CASPIAN, THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER, THE SILVER CHAIR and THE LAST BATTLE by C. S. Lewis
  • THE CAPTIVE by Kathryn Lasky
  • MIDNIGHT FOR CHARLIE BONE and CHARLIE BONE AND THE INVISIBLE BOY by Jenny Nimmo
  • MESSENGER, GATHERING BLUE and SON by Lois Lowry
  • THE MAZE OF BONES: THE 39 CLUES by Rick Riordan

 

Finally a reminder—when you join the Friends of the Library, you are supporting all the library’s programs and resources in your community.  Ask at the cashier’s desk when you check out—joining is easy! And don’t forget to go to the library’s website at www.nafclibrary.org to find out about all the neat FREE programs that are available in part because you are a Friends member.