Our picks for November 2011...
From the bestselling author that brought us On the Night You Were Born comes a beautiful new picture book celebrating the magnificence of each and every one of us. With stunning pictures and sweet, affectionate prose this is the perfect book for your little loved one.
The Mom Operating Manual provides kids with need to know information on caring for their mom. Once they have determined their model, the operating manual provides useful information on how to care for your mom; from SNEW (sleep, nutrition, exercise, and water – the essentials for a highly functional mom) to how to proceed should your mom have a minor (or major) malfunction. This hilarious book is great for kids and mothers alike!
Alice’s Aunt Polly is an award winning pie maker and her secret is her world famous piecrust. But when Aunt Polly passes away she leaves the recipe to her cat Lardo, and leaves Lardo to Alice. Everyone in town wants to be the next master baker and the schemes to get the piecrust recipe abound. This delicious middle reader will leave you both satisfied . . . and hankering after a piece of pie!
Mickey Bolitar’s sophomore year is starting badly. Really badly. After witnessing his father’s death in a car crash and his mother checking into rehab, Mickey ends up living with his uncle Myron and starting at a new high school. Then his pretty new girlfriend Ashley disappears and the town’s crazy Bat Lady informs him that his father is still alive. Mickey decides to investigate and what he finds is so dark and shocking it will change his life forever.