The PLS book selectors highlight new books each month on a given theme. Give them a quick look -- perhaps you'll find something of interest.
Last Updated on Monday, 27 August 2012 08:00
Aloysius Snuffleupagus, Big Bird's best friend from Sesame Street, is having a birthday on August 19! He is eternally 4 years old, but Snuffy has been part of Sesame Street since 1971.
Christopher Robin, Winnie the Pooh's best friend, celebrates his birthday on August 21! Christopher Robin will be 92 years old this year.
Here are some books about best friends to help you celebrate these important birthdays!
Life with Mammoth by Ian Fraser
Cavemen Ogg and Bob search for their "pet" mammoth, Mug, to give him a bath, then try to figure out which of them is Mug's best friend.
My Friend Fred by Hiawyn Oram
Grace loves her best friend Fred, the family dog, but when she tries to keep Fred all to herself, she learns that the very best friends are the ones who share.
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Last Updated on Monday, 13 August 2012 14:33
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Last Updated on Monday, 13 August 2012 10:31
On August 11, Ginny Weasley from the Harry Potter Series, is turning 31! To help celebrate her birthday here are some books to check out. The Harry Potter series is available in print, large print, braille and as an eBook. The eBook is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have some of the films available in our MovieBoxes. Check with your branch for availability. Here are a few book titles to get your celebration started!
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. Book #1 of Harry Potter series.
Last Updated on Monday, 13 August 2012 10:27
Everyone has a birthday, even fictional characters. Phillip J. Fry, from the show Futurama celebrates his birthday today, August 9! To celebrate Fry's birthday here are some titles from another, well known Matt Groening show, The Simpsons. If you like reading graphic novels, you might enjoy creating your own! Here are some books to get you started.
The Big Brilliant Book of Bart Simpson by Matt Groening
Another installment in the continuing adventures of Bart Simpson and his Springfield family.
Simpsons Comics: Dollars to Donuts by Matt Groening
Follow the plight and the flight of a lone five-dollar bill through the hands of several Springfield residents in Groening's latest collection.
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Last Updated on Friday, 27 July 2012 11:32
National Day of the Cowboy is July 28th! Celebrate by checking out these titles or making a trip to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.
Hank the Cowdog: The Case of the Measled Cowboy by John R. Erickson
When Slim is left to take care of the ranch and little Alfred, who has the measles, he gets sick himself and a freak blizzard sets in, so it is up Hank to try to keep things under control.
The Arbuckle Cafe: Classic Cowboy Stories by Valentine Stewart Fitzpatrick
Stories about Colorado, cowboys, ranching, cattle trade, and life in Moffat County.
B is for Buckaroo: A Cowboy Alphabet by Gleaves Whitney
The letters of the alphabet are represented by words, set in short rhymes with additional information, relating to cowboys and ranch life.
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