Category Archives: New Books

Book Review: Tap the Magic Tree

Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson From Miss Abby at Madison “There is magic in every tree. The tall, silent one in the woods. The small, bumpy one in the park. Even the bare brown tree in your backyard. … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Reading!

It’s December! Time for family get-togethers, good food, cookies, decorations, and everything else that makes the holiday season special–including shopping! Before you head out to scout the malls and department stores for gift ideas, check out our Give the Gift … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses by Kimberly and James Dean From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas Do you ever wake up on the wrong side of the bed, so to speak?  Readers of the Pete the Cat … Continue reading

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National Young Readers Week

We’re swimming in new books at the library, and we’re looking forward to National Young Readers Week (it seems like there’s always a reason to celebrate reading!) to share some of them with you! According to Pizza Hut’s popular BOOK … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wishing Spell

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer From Miss Jacqui at Lexington What would happen if you could enter the world of the beloved stories you listened to or read as a child? In this story, Alex … Continue reading

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Book Review: My First Day

My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page From Miss Deborah at Main What did you do on the day you were born?  You probably just slept, cried, and drank some milk.  My First Day shows what animals can … Continue reading

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New Year–New Books

Happy New Year!  We highlighted the best gift books and holiday books last month, and hopefully you got lots of new things to read for the new year!  But if you didn’t, you can come check out all the shiny … Continue reading

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Book Review: Riding In My Car

Riding In My Car by Woody Guthrie From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas The legendary Woodie Guthrie’s song lyrics are set with mixed media illustrations, movable book parts, pop-ups, and lift-the-flap facts in this eye catching story book, Riding … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce From Miss Jacqui at Lexington Branch This story is all about the power of books and how they can transform lives, by lifting people up, changing them, and helping … Continue reading

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Book Review: Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery From Miss Mary at Main Library Today’s review comes to us from Miss Mary.  Here’s what she has to say about this amazing … Continue reading

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