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Year Published: 2015

Whitney

The headline-making relationship between iconic singer, actress, producer, model Whitney Houston and singer-songwriter Bobby Brown, from the time they first met to their tumultuous marriage. This biopic is a testament of love, triumph, and the overwhelming rewards and deadly cost of fame and fortune.

Year Published: 2015

Big eyes [Motion picture - 2014]

Walter Keane became a worldwide celebrity and talk show fixture in the 1950s after he pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and used his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of the paintings.

Year Published: 2014

Project Almanac

A brilliant high school student and his friends uncover blueprints for a mysterious device with limitless potential, inadvertently putting lives in danger.

Year Published: 2013

Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man, The - Season 1

After a hurricane destroys his houseboat, Shelby travels 700 miles out of his comfort zone to find a new home. What he gets is more than he bargained for, just like when he and his friend Sheri are hired to deal with a swamp rat infestation. And when Shelby takes some city boys on a swamp tour to make money for his houseboat payment, it's one wild ride that ends up in some troublesome territory.

Year Published: 2000

Yesterday's children - Minha na outra vida

Year Published: 2008

4 Film Favorites - Steven Seagal

Includes: Under Siege; Above the Law; The Glimmer Man; and Fire Down Below.

Year Published: 2013

The Devil's Violinist

Paganini is at the height of his career and under the strong control of his manager Urbani, who will risk anything and anyone to bring Paganini to England. Urbani's plan, helped along by a British couple and a newspaper writer Ethel Langham is brought to fruition as Paganini conquers the crowds ofLondon and the hearts of women. When he falls in love with a young singer, Urbani must find a way to separate them and keep his hold on the larger than life superstar.

Year Published: 2014

Against the Sun

Three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation, and each other, as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety.

Year Published: 2014

Kingsman - The Secret Service

Based upon the acclaimed comic book, the movie it tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Year Published: 1952

Limelight

A masterful drama about the twilight of a former vaudeville star is among the writer/director's most touching films. Calvero, a once beloved musical-comedy performer, now a washed-up alcoholic who lives in a small London flat. A glimmer of hope arrives when he meets a beautiful but melancholy ballerina who lives downstairs.

Year Published: 1986

House

Horror novelist Roger Cobb is a man on the edge, reeling from his recent divorce, haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his young son, and struggling with his new book about his traumatic experiences in Vietnam. But when he moves into the strange house left to him by his late aunt, Roger's precarious sanity comes under siege by nightmares of his dead war buddy, visits from a nosy neighbor, and an onslaught of hideous creatures from another dimension.

Year Published: 2012

WWE Cm Punk - Best in the World

Since proclaiming himself to the world to be the best in the WWE, CM Punk has fought to prove his statement true. This first-ever documentary focusing on the wrestler called 'The Voice of the Voiceless' traces his path from his early success on ECW to his present position as one of the best wrestlers in the WWE.

Year Published: 2012

Changing Hearts

James was enjoying the good life, successful in his career and heading that way in the romance department as well. Then he receives a call that turns his world upside down. His father has had a stroke and he needs to come home. Home is a bed and breakfast family business that he 'escaped' years ago. James left to live his own life and get away from troubles with his brother, Tom, which ensued when both of them fell in love with the same woman.

Year Published: 2014

Timbuktu

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith; abruptly disturbed.

Year Published: 2004

Michael

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

The Dead Lands A Novel

In Benjamin Percy's new thriller, a post-apocalyptic reimagining of the Lewis and Clark saga, a super flu and nuclear fallout have made a husk of the world we know. A few humans carry on, living in outposts such as the Sanctuary-the remains of St. Louis-a shielded community that owes its survival to its militant defense and fear-mongering leaders. Then a rider comes from the wasteland beyond its walls. She reports on the outside world: west of the Cascades, rain falls, crops grow, civilization

The Blue Zones Solution Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People

Dan Buettner, the  -- The Blue Zones Solution is the ultimate blueprint for a healthy, happy life.

One mile under - a Ty Hauck novel

In this long-awaited return of detective-turned-global-troubleshooter Ty Hauck, he and a courageous young whitewater guide step into a deadly showdown between downtrodden farmers and a clandestine energy giant bent on destroying their way of life in this topical and unrelenting thriller from New York Times bestselling author Andrew GrossDuring a routine trip down the rapids outside Aspen, Colorado, whitewater guide Dani Whalen finds a body washed up on the river's edge, and it turns out to be a

Inside the O'Briens A Novel

From the -- The San Francisco Chronicle), Lisa Genova has once again delivered a novel as powerful and unforgettable as the human insights at its core.

Blood on Snow A novel

From the internationally acclaimed author of the Harry Hole novels—a fast, tight, darkly lyrical stand-alone novel that has at its center the perfectly sympathetic antihero: an Oslo contract killer who draws us into an unexpected meditation on death and love. This is the story of Olav: an extremely talented "fixer" for one of Oslo's most powerful crime bosses. But Olav is also an unusually complicated fixer. He has a capacity for love that is as far-reaching as is his gift for murder. He is ou

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Where They Found Her A Novel

"At the end of a long winter in well-to-do Ridgedale, New Jersey, the body of an infant is discovered in the woods near the town's prestigious university campus. No one knows who the baby is, or how her body ended up out there. But there is no shortage of opinions. When freelance journalist, and recent Ridgedale transplant, Molly Anderson is unexpectedly called upon to cover the story for the Ridgedale Reader, it's a risk, given the severe depression that followed the loss of her own baby. But t

Every Fifteen Minutes

Dr. Eric Parrish is the Chief of the Psychiatric Unit at Havemeyer General Hospital outside of Philadelphia. Recently separated from his wife Alice, he is doing his best as a single Dad to his seven-year-old daughter Hannah. His work seems to be going better than his home life, however. His unit at the hospital has just been named number two in the country and Eric has a devoted staff of doctors and nurses who are as caring as Eric is. But when he takes on a new patient, Eric's entire world begi

Spirit Animals Book 7- The Evertree

Everything comes to a head in this seventh book in the New York Times bestselling series. The world of Erdas will be changed forever. -- Together, the team has journeyed across Erdas, racing to stop a merciless foe. They have laughed and fought together. They've won challenges and lost friends. Some have even lost themselves.Now that journey is about to end. They must reach a place forgotten by time and face off against an ancient enemy breaking free from his prison. They have just one chance to

The Last Dragonslayer The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 1

In the good old days, magic was indispensable—it could both save a kingdom and clear a clogged drain. But now magic is fading: drain cleaner is cheaper than a spell, and magic carpets are used for pizza delivery. Fifteen-year-old foundling Jennifer Strange runs Kazam, an employment agency for magicians—but it's hard to stay in business when magic is drying up. And then the visions start, predicting the death of the world's last dragon at the hands of an unnamed Dragonslayer. If the visions are t

Miss Julia Lays Down the Law A Novel

-- New York Times Ann B. Ross's most recent addition to the series, Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover It's November and Miss Julia is looking forward to some quiet time before the holidays. That is until snobby Connie Clayborn and her rich husband move to town. At first, Miss Julia and the other ladies are pleased to be invited over for coffee, but the afternoon turns into a slap in the face when their hostess spouts nonstop criticism about Abbotsville. Why, how dare she? Days later, Miss Julia d

Emma- A Modern Retelling

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series deftly escorts Jane Austen's beloved, meddlesome heroine into the twenty-first century in this delightfully inventive retelling.   The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury to prepare for the launch of her interior design business. As she cultivates grand plans for the future, she re-enters the household of her hypochondriac father, who has been living alone on a steady diet of vegeta

None of the Above

A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she's intersex . . . and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above is a thought-provoking novel that explores what it means to be a boy, a girl, or something in between.What if everything you knew about yourself changed in an instant?When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her ideal life has fallen into place. She's a

John Quincy Adams American Visionary

In this fresh and illuminating biography, Fred Kaplan brings into focus the dramatic life of John Quincy Adams—the little-known and much-misunderstood sixth president of the United States and the first son of John and Abigail Adams—and reveals how Adams' inspiring, progressive vision guided his life and helped shape the course of America.Kaplan draws on a trove of unpublished archival material to trace Adams' evolution from his childhood during the Revolutionary War to his brilliant years as Sec

Miracle at Augusta

An inspiring story of hope, redemption, and trying to hit the ball straight. A year ago, Travis McKinley, an unknown golfing amateur, shocked the world by winning the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach. Now he's famous, he makes his living playing the game he loves, and everything should be perfect. Still Travis can't shake the feeling that he's a fraud, an imposter who doesn't deserve his success - and after a series of disappointments and, to be honest, personal screw-ups, he might just prove him

New Fiction Books

Pleasantville

"Locke reintroduces us to environmental lawyer Jay Porter (her Black Water Rising protagonist), who takes one last case on the behalf of the community of Pleasantville in this new thriller--only to become embroiled in its shadowy politics, a disturbing education in how far those in power are willing to go to win"--

Bengal's quest

A master of names and identities, Graeme, formerly Gideon, a rogue Bengal Breed, seeks revenge on those who have wronged him, including the seductive and enigmatic woman at the center of his plans.

For his brother's wife

"The tornado that tore apart Royal, Texas, ripped Paige Richardson's world to shreds. She lost her husband, and she expected her husband's twin, construction tycoon Colby Richardson, to offer a shoulder to lean on. But instead, he's distant. Why? What happened to the closeness they once shared? For years, Cole has kept his distance, but now he's staying on Paige's ranch while he helps the town rebuild. It's only a matter of time before the feelings—and secrets—he's hidden all come to the surface

Thank you, goodnight - a novel

"Nick Hornby meets Almost Famous in this side-splittingly funny coming-of-middle-age debut novel about the lead singer of a one-hit wonder 90s band who tries for one more swing at the fences"--

Busted

The household spirit

A powerful, poignant and bighearted novel, from the acclaimed author of All Shall Be Well; and All Shall Be Well; and All Manner of Things Shall Be Well--the story of an unlikely friendship between a middle-aged loner and a grieving college student. Howie Jeffries -- avid fisherman, longtime GE wastewater plant worker, social recluse -- lives in isolation, out on rural Rt. 29 in Glen Falls, NY. Well, not alone exactly -- there's one other house adjacent to his own. But although Howie and Emily P

Positive - a novel

"Anyone can be positive . . . The tattooed plus sign on Finnegan's hand marks him as a Positive. At any time, the zombie virus could explode in his body, turning him from a rational human into a ravenous monster. His only chance of a normal life is to survive the last two years of the potential incubation period. If he reaches his twenty-first birthday without an incident, he'll be cleared. Until then, Finn must go to a special facility for positives, segregated from society to keep the healthy

Watermelon - a novel

When her husband, James, leaves her after she delivers her first child, Claire retires to her family in Dublin, where she slowly recovers from the experience, giving James a big surprise when he shows up again.

Hurricane Punch

Music for wartime - stories

Forever Odd

In the unique world of Pico, Odd--a hero who lives between the living and the dead--takes a stand against evil in a battle where there are no innocent bystanders.

The rescued

"As an Amish wife and mother struggles to hold her family together, a story from the past teaches her how to face her daily challenges with strength and love. In modern day central Pennsylvania, Judith Wegler tries to heal the growing rift between her husband, Isaac, and his teenage brother Joseph-whom Judith and Isaac have raised as their own ever since both brothers lost their parents and siblings in a horrific fire. Meanwhile, Isaac's hurtful silence about this tragic past has robbed Judith

After Byron

A reasonable doubt

In this latest legal thriller from bestselling author Susan R. Sloan, Jason Lightfoot stands accused of killing Dale Scott, a respected Port Hancock, Washington, police detective. A homeless, habitual drinker, the Indian is found at the scene of the crime, he had history with the victim, and he has the murder weapon in his possession. As far as the prosecutor is concerned, it's as close as you can come to an open-and-shut case. And he's going for the death penalty, too. All in all, it's a case t

Secret prey

New Nonfiction Books

Warrior Goddess Training

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dog Tricks

How to love your neighbor without being weird

"Encouragement and hands-on ideas for Christian women who want to meet their neighbors and build relationships within their communities"--

I am sorry to think I have raised a timid son

"Kent Russell's essays take us to society's ragged edges, the junctures between savagery and civilization, where solitary, philosophical, troubled men yearn for a more heightened form of existence. We meet a self-immunizer in small-town Wisconsin who has conditioned his body to withstand the bites of the most venomous snakes; NHL enforcers who build their careers on violence and intimidation; a former mogul who has retreated to a crocodile-infested island off the Australian coast; the fans at a

Southern Rocky Mountain wildflowers - a field guide to wildflowers in the Southern Rocky Mountains, including Rocky Mountain National Park

"Field guide to more than 200 wildflowers conveniently arranged for easy identification. Includes vibrant color photos and descriptions"--

Shed decor - how to decorate & furnish your favorite garden room

"In need of a place to work, play, or relax? A shed's the perfect solution! Small in space and investment, it easily fits in a backyard or garden and, as this inspirational design guide shows, can also be beautiful. From seemingly unpromising potting sheds to tired old summerhouses ripe for a makeover, Shed Decor reveals how the right combination of colors, fabrics, furniture, and accessories can transform an outdoor building. Whether you want a rustic hideaway or an urban den, a "salvage chic"

The Breakbeat poets - new American poetry in the age of hip-hop

"This is the first anthology of poems by and for the hip-hop generation . . . It includes more than four decades of poets and covers the birth to the now of hip-hop culture and music and style"--page xv.

What about this - the collected poems of Frank Stanford

"'I don't believe in tame poetry. Poetry busts guts.'-Frank Stanford. The poetry publishing event of the season, this six-hundred-plus page book highlights the arc of Frank Stanford's all-too-brief and incandescently brilliant career. This volume includes hundreds of previously unpublished poems, a short story, an interview, and is richly illustrated with draft poems, photographs, and odd ephemera." --

Bastards - a memoir

Date night in - more than 120 recipes to nourish your relationship

Sweethearts, spouses, and parents Ashley and Gabe Rodriguez found themselves deep into marriage and child-rearing when they realized they were spending most of their evenings staring at their computers. Determined not to let their relationship deteriorate into that of "roommates with children," they institute a weekly date night: they saute´, roast, mix and dice and spend time reconnecting over simple but thoughtful dishes like Crostini with Ricotta, Prosciutto, and Peas, Tomato and Fennel Gazpa

Natural cures for dummies

Electronic dance music grooves - house, techno, hip-hop, dubstep, and more!

The allergy book - solving your family's nasal allergies, asthma, food sensitivities, and related health and behavioral problems

Allergies are one of the most common ailments, causing children to miss school and parents to miss work. Left untreated or unresolved, stuffy noses, itchy skin, and irritated bellies can lead to chronic asthma, eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, and neurological disorders. Today's parents don't just want to treat their family's allergy symptoms, they want to eliminate allergies and prevent chronic and long-term health complications. Doctors Robert and William Sears present a science-based appro

Fodor's Vancouver & Victoria / With Whistler, Vancouver Island & the Okanagan Valley

Provides information on where to stay and eat, what to do and see, combined with comments and advice on British Columbia and its attractions.

Camping Utah - a comprehensive guide to public tent and RV Campgrounds

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

Sword art online. 003, Fairy dance

Tru Detective

Death of Wolverine. The weapon X program

Attack on Titan. Before the fall. 4

"After escaping what should have been certain death and defeating a Titan outside the walls, Kuklo and the Survey Corps make it back to the safety of Shiganshina, where the Military Police are waiting to arrest him for the murder of his former master Dario. But there will be no trial and no execution for the Titan's son. The MPs have a much crueler punishment in mind..."--P. [4] of cover.

Avatar, the last airbender - the promise

Aang and Katara work to maintain peace between the Fire Lord Zuko and Earth King Kuei, while Sokka helps Toph prepare her metalbending school to defend itself against a rival class of firebenders.

Devils and realist. Vol. 4

When Heaven learns about the search for Lucifer's representative king, angels are sent to intervene.

Last of the sandwalkers

When field scientist Lucy defies the law of her safe but authoritarian home on an oasis by leading a team of researchers into the desert to learn about the greater world, what she finds will change everything, beginning with the knowledge that beetles are not the only living creatures.

The complete Elfquest. Volume two

"The elves have reclaimed the Palace of the High Ones, but it is not the safe haven they believed. New threats loom as Winnowill, lord of Blue Mountain, vows to destroy all trace of the Wolfriders, and Cutter's rival Rayek is overcome with power"--

Archie - the married life. Book 5

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Lies in the dust  - a tale of remorse from the Salem witch trials

In Salem's dark days of 1692 and 1693, young girls pointed fingers and accused others of witchcraft, sentencing them to torture or even death. When the cloud lifted, and accusations were shown to be false, the girls faced little, if any, penalty. Were they sorry? No one knows. Only one girl, Ann Putnam, Jr., felt moved to show remorse publicly. Fourteen years after the trials, Ann wrote a letter of apology. This is her story.

The complete ElfQuest. Volume one

"ElfQuest is an epic fantasy comic series started by Wendy and Richard Pini first appearing in 1978. Following a tribe of elves called the Wolfriders readers follow their journey on a new world. Complete ElfQuest Volume One collects Issues #1 through #20of ElfQuest: The Original Quest"--

Runaways - the complete collection. Volume 3

"As the superhuman Civil War threaten to crush the Runaways, fellow teen team the Young Avengers offer assistance - but how can the Runaways trust that they're on the same side? As the Runaways make hard decisions about their future, they confront a horrific enemy who threatens to tear the team apart! Then, the Skrulls launch their Secret Invasion - and the Runaways and Young Avengers both have a Skrull on their team. Coincidence?"--

The Valiant

My Little Monster 8

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Close-up on murder - A Murder, she wrote mystery, a novel

Art imitates life when a movie crew filming an adaptation of a case solved by sleuth Jessica Fletcher in her hometown of Cabot Cove experiences a murder mystery of their own.

Eisenhower - a life

A portrait of the thirty-fourth president covers his years as a five-star general and his two presidential terms, as well as his Kansas childhood, West Point education, and volatile relationship with Richard Nixon.

Life is sweet

"Three years ago, Becca Hudson moved to Leesburg, Virginia to start over. She is content--until her past barges in again. Amid revelations and unexpected dilemmas, Becca must confront the life she left and the love she struggles to accept in order to find what she needs: a recipe for living that's honest, messy, sweet, and true"--

Murder tightly knit

"When a local Amish man is found dead, the Middlebury Amish Artisan Village comes under suspicion. Two amateur sleuths--one Amish, one English-- will have to work quickly to keep fear from dividing their community"--

Solitude creek

"New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver's next blockbuster thriller"--

After the exhibition

'Art, my dear boy,' said Mr Askern, 'especially sacred art, needs tradition. Tradition is the bedrock of our art . . .' He broke off, staring at the woman in front of him. Her face seemed to lose all definition and her skin turned an unnatural shade of putty-coloured grey. 'Art,' she said, her voice scarcely more than a whisper. 'Art! Oh my God, art!' She swayed dangerously. Jack leapt forward, catching her as she fell. Jack Haldean expected Lythewell and Askerns' exhibition of church art in Lyo

The vendetta of Felipe Espinosa

A historical epic based on the story of one of America's first serial killers and foreign terrorists reimagines the murder spree of fanatical gunman Felipe Espinosa against a backdrop of the Civil War.

Courting Emily

The promise of Palm Grove

"A young Amish woman finds herself torn between the man she's pledged to wed and the man her heart desires in this heartwarming story of chance, duty, and choice in the face of love"--

Sometimes the wolf

"Set in the Pacific Northwest, a spellbinding story of family, violence, and unintended consequences"--

Chasing sunsets

Though she loves her wealthy parents, their lifestyle never appealed to her. Instead, Mary Catherine pursues meaning through charity work, giving away a part of herself but never giving away her heart. Mary Catherine lives in Los Angeles with her roommate, Sami, and volunteers at a local youth center with coach Tyler Ames and LA Dodger Marcus Dillinger. Despite Mary Catherine's intention to stay single, she finds herself drawing close to Marcus, and their budding romance offers an exciting life

The look of love

"Born during a Christmas blizzard, Jane Williams receives a rare gift: the ability to see true love. On her twenty-ninth birthday, Jane receives a card from the midwife who delivered her specifying that Jane must identify the six types of love before the full moon following her thirtieth birthday or face grave consequences"--

Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery

Gifted fifteen-year-old Francisco Guzman has become an internationally renowned concert pianist, touring the world under the auspices of his music conservatory. That gives his mother, Posadas County Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman, plenty of reason to worry--and that's magnified when she learns that he's in Mexico's crime-ridden Mazatlan for a concert series where he may be the target for scam artists and kidnappers. Estelle's worries go from bad to worse when her uncle--a man she didn't know

Emma blooms at last - one big happy family

"Romance is in the air during the fall wedding season in the Amish community of Cedar Creek. But while one loving couple prepares to tie the knot, Amanda and Wyman Brubaker's large family faces a threat from outside their happy circle...and must learn to pull together"--

Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery

New Children's Materials

Hulk to the rescue

"Avengers must face their biggest enemy yet, the evil Ultron! With an army of robots fighting alongside him, it will take a very special hero to save the day."--Page 4 of cover.

Gideon / With Read-aloud Download

Gideon is a small gosling who likes to play so much that he will not stop to take a nap.

Splat the cat - I scream for ice cream

Splat is excited to visit an ice cream factory on a field trip, but when things go awry, it is up to him and his classmates to save the day.

Power Ponies to the rescue!

"Spike and the ponies--Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, and Applejack--are pulled into a comic-book world and must defeat an evil mare! Can they save the day?"--

Big truck show!

When Gil and his friends go to a big truck show, they learn about different trucks, including fire trucks, garbage trucks, and tow trucks.

Poppy the pirate dog and the missing treasure

It's Mom's birthday, so Tim and Suzy are planning a special pirate show for her. George and Poppy are helping by gathering and watching over the treasures. But then the neighbor's pet tortoise goes missing, and, even worse, so does Dad's birthday present for Mom! To top things off, Poppy hurts herself and has to wear a cone around her neck. What's a pirate dog to do?

Biscuit goes camping

Biscuit the puppy camps out in the backyard.

The best doghouse ever!

The Bubble Guppies build a doghouse for Bubble Puppy.

What This Story Needs Is a Pig in a Wig

Birthday mice!

A little mouse's very lively birthday party has the cowboy theme he hoped for.

The Avengers - reading adventures.

Read six awesome Super Hero stories in this Marvel's Avengers leveled reader collection. Join the action with Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and Nick Fury as they fight against evil and protect humankind!

Friends and foes

When the peacekeeping android known as Ultron goes haywire and declares war on humankind, it's up to the Avengers to stop his terrible plans.

Star Wars. Use the force!

In order to be a Jedi, Luke must learn from Yoda how to master the force.

Princess pig

A story about a regal pig helps readers learn about the short i vowel sound and the words that contain it.

The Spring Chicken

The Bubble Guppies prepare for the arrival of spring and the Spring Chicken, and the mayor gives Oona a plant to care for in order for the Spring Chicken to announce the coming of spring.