Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New children's books at the Main Library - Week of 10/27/14

Exciting news! We recently purchased a whole slew of the Who Was... / What Was... book series! Check them out along with all the other great new books that came in this week!

Who Was.../ What Was... Series

What was the Alamo?
What was Ellis Island?
What was the First Thanksgiving?
What was Pearl Harbor?
What was Pompeii?
What was the Underground Railroad?
Who is Michelle Obama?
Who is Steven Spielberg?
Who was Davy Crocket?
What was Maurice Sendak?
Who was Nelson Mandela?
Who was Roald Dahl?

Picture Books

The Sweetest Friends (Lalaloopsy) by Amy Acklesberg
Stanley the Builder by William Bee
Stanley's Garage by William Bee
Princess Parade (Lalaloopsy) adapted by Samantha Brooke
Thanksgiving Helper (Pinkalicious) by Victoria Kann
Bug on a Bike by Chris Monroe
The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
(*Take a look at our previous post, When Words Are Enough, about other excellent children's picture books that ask readers to interact with the story!)
Fancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage based on the creation of Jane O'Connor
The Great Mom Rescue (Mike the Knight) adapted by Natalie Shaw
Albie's First Word: A Tale Inspired by Albert Einstein's Childhood by Jacqueline Tourville
Legend of the Blue Mermaid (Team Umizoomi) by Jennifer Twomey
The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie by Chris Van Allsburg

Beginner Books

Waiting Is Not Easy! (Elephant & Piggie) by Mo Willems

Fiction Books

Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman
The Lego Movie: The Official Movie Handbook by Ace Landers
Timmy Failure: We Meet Again by Stephan Pastis
Paddington: The Junior Novel adapted by Jeanne Willis

Non-Fiction Books

Secrets of the Terracotta Army: Tomb of an Ancient Chinese Emperor by Michael Capek
Secrets of Mesa Verde: Cliff Dwellings of the Pueblo by Gail Fay
Secrets of Machu Picchu: Lost City of the Incas by Suzanne Garbe
Secrets of Pompeii: Buried City of Ancient Rome by Tim O'Shei
The Titanic's Crew: Working Aboard the Great Ship by Terri Dougherty
The Search for the Titanic: Finding the Ship's Watery Grave by Terri Dougherty
Building the Titanic: The Making of a Doomed Ship by Sean McCollum
Passengers of the Titanic: Traveling on an Ill-Fated Ship by Sean Stewart Price
U.S. Navy True Stories: Tales of Bravery by Jessica Gunderson
U.S. Air Force True Stories: Tales of Bravery by Adam Miller
U.S. Marines True Stories: Tales of Bravery by Adam Miller
U.S. Army True Stories: Tales of Bravery by Steven Otfinoski


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