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Submitted by the Chrisman Public Library

We are having our super, marvelous, big, big, BIG annual sidewalk book sale on Friday September10 from 8 to 5 and Saturday September 11 from 8 to ?. We have more books than ever before and YOU get to choose how much they cost! Every donation is appreciated!
A book is a marvelous thing! Books are all alike in that they have pages printed on both sides, held together by a spine, and a protective cover.
This style was invented by the Romans who called it a codex. The codex was a distinct improvement over bookrolls (scrolls) by making printed information cheaper and more accessible to readers.
The invention of the movable printing press further made books less expensive and made knowledge more available to all classes of people. Books, as sources of information now have competition in radio, TV, and internet. But, a book does not require electricity or an internet connection to work. You can always read a good book! We live in amazing times!
While you’re here perusing the many books on the sale tables, please, take a look at the windows of the library which have photos and posters in remembrance of 9/11/2001.

Poirot investigates—Agatha Christie
Poirot loses a client–Agatha Christie
Sad cypress–Agatha Christie
There is a tide–Agatha Christie
The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes: original stories
Penumbra—Carolyn Haines
Chasing the night—Iris Johansen
Final Target–Iris Johansen
Killer dreams–Iris Johansen
Last bridge home–Iris Johansen
Mystery Writers of America presents show business is murder
True Crime: the novel—Andrew Klavan
Atonement—Ian McEwan
Honolulu play-off—Keith Miles

The high tide club—Mary Kay Andrews
I was Anastasia—Ariel Lawhon
Sisters by choice—Susan Mallery
Sold on a Monday—Kristina McMorris
Under the radar—Fern Michaels
Killer chef—James Patterson
Black Hills—Nora Roberts
Katherine—Anya Seton
Red at the bone—Jacqueline Woodson

The heart of leadership: becoming a leader people want to follow—Mark Miller
The one to one future: building relationships one customer at a time—Don Peppers
Louder than words—Andy Stanley
God at work: your Christian vocation in all of life—Gene Edward Veith Jr.
Always looking up: the adventures of an incurable optimist—Michael J. Fox
3D coach—Jeff Duke
Go-givers sell more—Bob Burg
The legends club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an epic college basketball rivalry—John Feinstein
For the glory: college football dreams and realities inside Paterno’s program—Ken Denlinger
Dismantling America and other controversial essays—Thomas Sowell
Soldier: the life of Colin Powell—Karen DeYoung

Just a cowboy and his baby—Carolyn Brown
True to the law—Jo Goodman
Tempting the rancher—Brenda Jackson
Making room for the rancher—Christy Jeffries
Logan’s outlaw—Elaine Levine
His secret Starlight baby—Michelle Major
For keeps—Marta Perry
The Calhouns: Lilah and Suzanne—Nora Roberts

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