Our picks for November 2010...
Little Blue Truck is friends with all the barnyard animals, but Big Yellow Dump is too important to say hello. When Dump gets stuck in the mud and Blue tries to help out, they both learn what being a good friend and lending a hand is all about!
What do you do when all you want is to curl up on the couch and read but you can’t because . . . there is a TIGER behind the couch and he is chomping on gum, growling like a bear, karate chopping, or choo-chooing like a train? Find out in this fun tale by the author/illustrator team that brought us Tiger Can’t Sleep.
When our games are over and night has come it is time for the bats to play baseball! Brian Lies brings us to a new kind of ballgame where you eat Cricket Jack and Mothdogs and bats are up to bat. You won’t want to miss it!
When his family overspends their limit, 13-year-old Matt is placed in a workhouse for the Federal Debt Rehabilitation Agency to help work off the debt. At first it is not too bad, he is a genius after all working on the Top Floor. But when children start suffering from seizures and headaches Matt realizes that there is more going on at the Agency than meets the eye.
Torment is the second in Lauren Kate’s Fallen series. Daniel is forced to move Luce to a new boarding school while he goes to hunt down the Outcasts, who are trying to kill her. While there Luce meets new friends, Nephilim, offspring of humans and fallen angels, who help her uncover the truth about her past lives and make her doubt everything she knows . . . even Daniel.