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Chrisman Days is fast approaching and the Library will be having it’s annual Book ‘Sale’ beginning Friday, September 9 – Saturday, September 10. Calling all lovers of books to come join us those days to take home some wonderful books of all kinds for a free will donation! We’ll have bags available for carrying your new books and will even help with delivery to your vehicle!
Thank you to all the people who have donated books over the summer! We have enlarged our circulation by leaps and bounds due to the kindness of our Community and friends.
Also available now in the Library are the Cookbooks ($10) and bookmarks ($1) designed by our children patrons. They will also be available for purchase during Chrisman Days as well as during the “Our Town” event with WCIA at the square.
We are still requesting black plastic and black duct tape for “Scare on the Square”. If you have any extra, taking up space in your garage/shed, please feel free to drop it off here at the Library.
Here are more reading reviews by our student/children patrons and adults. Enjoy!
“Who was Steve Irwin?”, by Dina Anastasio; review by A. The book was about “Steve Irwin’s life span.” A’s favorite part: “When the whole world knows that animals are great and they try to save them. (P.S. I love animals)
“Dragon Masters (Flight of the Moon Dragon)” written by Tracy West; review by A. The book was about
“The Dragon Masters prime stone.” A’s favorite part was “when the new dragon hatched.”
“Baby-Sitters Club, Stacey’s Emergency”, authored by Ann M. Martin; review by E. The book is about
“Stacey LOVES junk-food but can’t have it because of her diabetes. When she eats a chocolate bar she forgets how good it is and she eats more and more junk-food, but she ends up in the hospital.”
E’s favorite part “was when Becca and Charlolatte make homemade fudge.”
“Dork Diaries, Tales from a Not-so-fabulous Life”, by Rachel Renee Russell; review by E. The book is about “Nikki doesn’t think she can survive WCD but then she meets 3 great friends; Chloe Garcia, Zoey Franklin, and Brandon Roberts. She knows she’ll be okay with them.” E’s favorite part “was when Nikki got 1st place in the WCD art contest and won $500!!”
“The Wimpy Kid”, written by Jeff Kinney; review by C. The book is about “How Greg went to Hollywood to make a movie about the Wimpy Kid.” C’s favorite part was “break dancing.”
“The Critter Club #1”, authored by Callie Barkley; review by M. The Book is about “Amy tries to find a St. Bernard puppy with her friends.” M’s favorite part is “when she finds the puppy.”
“Barbie in the Pink Shoes”, written by Kristen L. Depken; review by R. The book is about “pink shoes that brought her to a new land.” R’s favorite part is “when she went to a new land and turned into a swan.”
“Who was Milton Hershey”, authored by James Buckley Jr.; review by W. The book is about “How Milton learned how to make chocolate.” W’s favorite part is “When he buys Hershey, Pennsylvania.”
“Mummies in the Morning”, written by Mary Pope Osborn; review by M. The book was about “Annie and Jack go in a pyramid and help a mummy.” M’s favorite part is “When the cat helped them out of the pyramid.”
“Who was Edgar Allan Poe”, by Jim Gigliotti; review by W. The book is about “How Edgar lived his life and what he wrote.” W’s favorite part is “when it showed the poem Annabel Lee.”
“The Critter Club”, written by Callie Barkley; review by M. The book is about “Ellie gets to be in a show.” M’s favorite part is “When Ellie rides her bike to the Critter Club.”
“Junie B. Jones”, authored by Barbara Park; review by M. The book is about “Junie B. Jones is taking a field trip to a farm.” M’s favorite part is “When she holds the chick.”
“Who Was Jane Austen”, written by Sarah Fabiny; review by W. The book is about “.. how she lived and what she wrote and what she wrote about.” W’s favorite part is “When she wrote Sense and Sensibility.”
“The Critter Club #3″, authored by Callie Barkley; review by M. The books is about “Liz goes to a math class on summer break and finds a turtle.” M’s favorite part is “When Liz finds the turtle.”
“What Was the Great Chicago Fire”, written by Janet B. Pascal; review by W. The book is about “How the Great Chicago Fire started and how the firefighters couldn’t put out the fire.” W’s favorite part is “When it rained on the fire and then the fire stopped.”
“Where is Stonehenge”, authored by True Kelley; review by W. The book is about “How the Stonehenge was build and who lived there.” W’s favorite part was “When it said who owned the Stonehenge.”
“Tigers at Twilight”, by Mary Pope Osborn; review by M. The book is about “Jack and Annie in the forest.” M’s favorite part is “When they help the tiger.”
“Junie B. Jones #6”, written by Barbara Park; review by M. The book is about “Junie B. Jones wants an invitation to a party. She finally gets one. But then she does not go.” M’s favorite part is “When she gets the tool belt.”
“Junie B. Jones #13”, authored by Barbara Park; review by M. The book is about “Junie B. Jones is going to a wedding but she wants to be the flower girl.” M’s favorite part is “When she grabs the flower basket.”
“Confess” ,authored by Colleen Hoover; review by A. The book is about “A man and woman falling in love after meeting when she answered a help wanted sign. They went through ups and downs and only spent 7 days total together.” A’s favorite part: “That it turned out good and happy after all the trials and failures.”
“The Maid”, written by Nita Prose; review by N. The book is about “Molly (the Maid) Gray is a 25-year old loner, raised by a grandmother, who has lived a sheltered life. Her only goal is to be the best maid at the Regency Grand Hotel by cleaning guest rooms to a “state of perfection”. Her life, though not perfect, is a simple routine of work and home; until she is charged with murder and aiding a drug ring.” N’s favorite part is “When Molly stands up for herself and finds she has true friends who help her bring her own life to a “state of perfection”. This definitely is a mystery worth reading with a surprise twist at the very end. ***** (5 stars)
“Dark Tides (Sequel to Tidelands)” by Philippa Gregory; review by R. The book is about “An English woman in London in the 1600’s. It is a second book in what I hope will be a series.”
R’s favorite part is “How the book tied together 3 groups of one family in 3 different parts of the world. I learned more about history in the 1600’s than I ever learned in school. Can’t wait til 3rd book in series comes out in November.”
“Regretting You”, written by Colleen Hoover; review by A. The book is about “A man and woman coming together after a tragic accident. Also a young man and woman coming together.” A’s favorite part is “The couples coming together after going through a terrible accident.”