November 2011

Our picks for November 2011...

The Crown on Your Head Cover Image
By Nancy Tillman, Nancy Tillman (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780312645212
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 13th, 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.

M.O.M. (Mom Operating Manual) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Laura Cornell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416961505
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2011

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!

Pie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545270113
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2011

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!

Shelter (Book One): A Mickey Bolitar Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399256509
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2011

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.