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Books for Boys

I am always trying to keep tabs on great books for boys to read. In the past, I have had several parents come to the desk and ask for recommendations for their sons who do not like to read. I have not one, not two, but THREE new juvenile fiction recommendations for parents of boys who do not like to read.
My first recommendation is (drum roll please)...
Travis and Freddy's Adventures in Vegas by Henry Johnson

Take a look at some new holiday books

With Christmas right around the corner, I thought I would give everyone a sneak peak of some of our newest holiday books to arrive in the Youth Services Department.

How the Easter Bunny Saved Christmas by Derek Alexander
When Santa is unable to make his night ride, Mrs. Claus calls on a friend to help spread the holiday cheer.

A Very Krusty Christmas
Christmas is coming to Spongebob's town and he must decorate the town to celebrate. Spongebob's decorating goes a little too far and suddenly the town is dark.

New Picture Books 11/27/06

Here's a list of brand new picture books in the Youth Services Department. Stop on by and check one out.

A Nose Like A Hose by Jenny Samuels
This is a silly story about a little elephant and all the things he can do with his nose.

How Do I Love You by Leslie Kimmelman
A mommy crocodile counts all the ways that she loves her child.

Martin MacGregor's Snowman by Lisa Broadie Cook

Favorite Picture Books 11/16/06

Hi Everyone! My name is Jamie and I am the Early Learning Specialist for the Youth Services Department. One of my duties is to select and order picture books for the library. I thought I would share a few of my favorite picture books with you.
Here we go...

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
This is one of my most favorite children's books. I remember asking my mom to read this book to me every night before bed.