November 2009

Our picks for November 2009...
Robot Zot! Cover Image
By Jon Scieszka, David Shannon (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416963943
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2009

Wham bot! Bam bot! Robot Zot has come to conquer the dangerous Earth Army! You can be sure he’ll defeat anyone who dares to challenge him, but when Zot meets the Earth Queen he “feels something more than war in his machinery.” Find out what happens in this funny and fabulously illustrated new picture book from Jon Scieszka and David Shannon.

Otis Cover Image
By Loren Long, Loren Long (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399252488
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Published: Philomel Books - September 22nd, 2009

This nostalgic story is told with gorgeous and touching illustrations.   Meet Otis the tractor and his best friend, little calf in this heartwarming story of two kindred spirits, who are better off together.

Flawed Dogs: The Shocking Raid on Westminster Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399252181
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Philomel Books - September 17th, 2009

Sam the dachshund has been wronged most grievously.  He was destined for glory, but fate had other plans.  Now he’s back and ready to take on his nemesis and win.  Join Sam on his infamous journey back to the girl he loved, lost and was determined to find again.  Along the way he and his motley band of mongrels kick some serious snobby dog butt!

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma Cover Image
By Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316045520
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2009

The society is at it again.  Constance is just as stubborn as ever, Sticky is ever the brainiac, Kate is still the ultimate handywoman and Renie is solid to the core.  This fearless foursome are facing their biggest and funnest challenge yet.  Don’t miss out on the excitement, intrique, and riddle filled days in the latest tome chronicling the Mysterious Benedict Society’s every move.  

Shiver Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545123266
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 1st, 2009

Shiver is the story of a girl, Grace, and her wolf, but Grace has recently discovered that he is not JUST a wolf. He is also a boy, Sam. The werewolves in this paranormal romance are different from what you might expect. Their change is not dictated by the moon, but rather, temperature: wolves in colder months and humans in warmer months. Sam senses his final change is near and Grace struggles to keep him warm, human. This is a MUST READ for Twilight fans. I couldn’t put it down!