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Year Published: 2015

The wild west

Following the pioneers' wagon trails through the Appalachian Mountains all the way to the Rockies, wilderness skills expert Ray Mears takes viewers across the North American plains on a journey back in time to the Wild West. Featuring interviews with Native Americans and others, this three-part documentary sets out to show more than just the rugged landscape. Mears delves into how man interacts with nature and how the Wild West shaped American history.

Year Published: 2015

No way Jose

Joe Stern is a struggling musician who gets the boot by the perfect woman. Too bad he didn't realize that when they were together.

Year Published: 2009

Battlestar Galactica [TV program - 2004-2009]. Season 4.5

From their initial action-packed battles against the Cylons to their desperate attempts to find the fabled 13th colony, Earth, the determined band of human survivors continue to fight for their lives and their hopes. Join them now as the fleet journeys into the furthest reaches of unexplored space.

Year Published: 2014

Starfish throwers

Year Published: 2014

Nightingale

A war veteran is anticipating the arrival of an old friend and in the process starts to unravel.

Year Published: 2006

Abduction - the Megumi Yokota story

In November, 1977, 13-year-old Megumi Yokota vanishes without a trace. Her parents search for her for years until one day, they encounter shocking news: Megumi was kidnapped by North Korean secret agents. What began as a simple missing persons case becomes a battle between two nations at the highest levels. Suddenly, an ordinary banker and his housewife find themselves entangled in an extraordinary conspiracy.

Year Published: 2015

Wyrmwood - road of the dead

Zombies invade the Australian Outback in this brain-splattered, Mad Max-meets-the-undead thrill ride. When an apocalyptic event turns everyone around him, including his wife and daughter, into marauding zombies, everyman mechanic Barry arms himself to the teeth, soups up his car, and hits the road in order to rescue his sister from a deranged, disco-dancing mad doctor.

Year Published: 2014

Louie. The complete season 3

"From dating to parenting, the third season finds Louie flummoxed by the females in his life, including his daughters, who have grown more complicated than ever"--Container.

Year Published: 2015

The Wolfpack

The six Angulo brothers have grown up in their Manhattan apartment, home schooled by their parents, rarely if ever leaving their apartment. Their only connection to the outside world is television and the movies they watch and act out, complete with homemade costumes, in the apartment. When one of the brothers sneaks out for a few days on his own, the whole family dynamic is changed when he returns home.

Year Published: 2015

Brewmore Baltimore - A Full Flavored History

The story about one of the largest industries in the United States: beer. At nearly $100 billion in annual sales, the U.S. beer market is ever growing. This focuses on the beer industry from a localized perspective in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. Like many urban centers across the country, Baltimore is seeing revitalization in its downtown and expanding city limits as well as a reemergence of its beer industry.

Year Published: 2015

Chicago P.D. Season two.

Season Two of the gritty drama, follow Sergeant Hank Voight and his team of detectives, including former military man Jay Halstead and Erin Lindsay, in their battles against the Windy City's most ruthless criminals. Turf wars, a brutal home invasion, a violent heroin operation and a massive drug cartel are part of the 23 action-filled episodes. Enjoy them all back-to-back and uninterrupted.

Year Published: 2015

Noragami. Season 1, The complete first season

Minor god Yato is down on his luck. Fed up with his slacker lifestyle, his partner abruptly quits. He has no money, no worshippers, and no shrine to call home. But just when things are starting to seem hopeless, a bus accident forces him to cross paths with Hiyori Iki, a sweet and perky high school girl. After the accident, Hiyori's soul has a bad habit of slipping out of her body, and after enlisting Yato's help to get her back to normal, she begins to fall into the world of spirits and gods.

Year Published: 2015

Jauja

Captain Dinesen takes a job with the Argentine army and brings his fifteen-year-old daughter, Ingeborg, along. Being the only female in the area, she causes quite a stir among the men. She falls in love with a young soldier, and one night they run away together. When Dinesen realizes what happened, he decides to venture into enemy territory to find them.

Year Published: 2014

Sunday Without God Complete Collection

Fifteen years ago on a Sunday, God abandoned the world and closed the gate to Heaven, leaving the souls of humankind trapped in limbo. With the dead unable to rest and the living unable to have children, the world is slowly coming to a halt. The only key to mankind's salvation rests with the Gravekeepers, mysterious beings charged with the task of sending the deceased to their final resting place.

Year Published: 2013

Cathe Friedrich- XTrain tabatacise

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

Woodrow Wilson and the World War - a chronicle of our own times

From the current vantage point, World War I was but one of a series of global military conflicts that defined the political landscape of the twentieth century. However, in the immediate aftermath of the war, it represented a seismic shift after which nothing would ever be the same again. This probing analysis penned just after the war's end focuses on the key role played by Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States.

The Conservative Heart How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America

For too long, conservatism has been a movement of the head and not the heart. Now New York TimesThe Conservative Heart is a welcome new strategy for conservatives looking for fresh, actionable ideas—and for politically independent citizens who believe that neither side is adequately addressing their needs or concerns.

Buttermilk Sky

Weary of the expectations imposed on her by her strict upbringing, eighteen-year-old Mazy Pelfrey prepares to leave her home in the Kentucky mountains for the genteel city of Lexington, where she'll attend secretarial school. She knows her life is about to change—and only for the better. Everything will be blue skies from now on. But business school is harder than she thought it would be and the big city not as friendly, until she meets a charming young man from a wealthy family, Loyal Chambers

The Orphan Master's Son A Novel

-- NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE WINNER • LONGLISTED FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION'S ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL • -- The New Yorker • The Washington Post • -- The Wall Street Journal Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother—a singer "stolen" to Pyongyang—and an influential father who runs a work camp for orphans. Superiors in the state soon recognize the boy's loyalty and keen instincts. Considering himself "a humble citizen of the greatest

The Other Daughter A Novel

Raised in a poor yet genteel household, Rachel Woodley is working in France as a governess when she receives news that her mother has died, suddenly. Grief-stricken, she returns to the small town in England where she was raised to clear out the cottage...and finds a cutting from a London society magazine, with a photograph of her supposedly deceased father dated all of three month before. He's an earl, respected and influential, and he is standing with another daughter-his legitimate daughter. W

The Redeemers

"One of the best crime writers at work today."—Michael Connelly The electrifying new novel in New York Times  He is only in his early thirties, but now Quinn Colson is jobless—voted out of office as sheriff of Tibbehah County, Mississippi, thanks to the machinations of county kingpin Johnny Stagg. He has offers, in bigger and better places, but before he goes, he's got one more job to do—bring down Stagg's criminal operations for good. At least that's the plan. But in the middle of the long, h

Idols

The Icons came from the sky. They belong to an inhuman enemy. They ended our civilization, and they can kill us. -- Icons, filled with nonstop action and compelling romance, bestselling author Margaret Stohl explores what it means to be human and how our greatest weakness can be humanity's strongest chance at survival.

Paper goods projects - coffee filter flowers, doily butterflies, cupcake paper cards, and 57 more crafts

Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel

It's summer before eighth grade, and Erica "Chia" Montenegro is feeling so many things that she needs a mood ring to keep track of her emotions. She's happy when she hangs out with her best friends, the Robins. She's jealous that her genius little sister skipped two grades. And she's passionate about the crushes on her Boyfriend Wish list. And when Erica's mom is diagnosed with breast cancer, she feels worried and doesn't know what she can do to help. When her family visits a cuarto de milagros

We Never Asked for Wings A Novel

From the beloved -- Advance praise for -- — -- —The Boston Globe From the Hardcover edition.

The three kingdoms. Volume 3, Welcome the tiger

Rising Strong

"The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle, Brene Brown writes, can be our greatest call to courage, and rising strong our clearest path to a wholehearted life"--

Michelle Obama - a life

An inspiring story, richly detailed and written with elan, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose--and the most unlikely first lady in modern American history. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller's eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White House from her working-class childhood on Chicago's largely segregated South Side. The journey winds from the intricacies of her upbringing as the

A Pattern of Lies A Bess Crawford Mystery

Bess Crawford must keep a deadly pattern of lies from destroying an innocent family in this compelling and atmospheric mystery from the New York TimesIn 1916, at the height of the war, an explosion and fire at an armament factory in Kent killed more than a hundred men. With Ashton Powder Mill situated so close to the coast—within reach of German saboteurs—the Army investigated, eventually ruling the event an appalling tragedy. Now, two years later, suspicion, gossip, and rumor have raised the sp

If you didn't bring jerky, what did I just eat? - misadventures in hunting, fishing, and the wilds of suburbia

A collection of humorous observations about outdoor sports, including stories about chasing mountain lions in the Southwest, ice fishing in central Minnesota, and hunting for caribou above the Arctic Circle.

New Fiction Books

The Paris key

Regulators

A better man

"Every couple has a wish list. Maya wants Nick to come home earlier To engage with their children To engage with her Nick wants. A divorce Having decided that their marriage is over, Nick is determined to leave quickly and with dignity. But when he looks into the financial realities of splitting up, he realizes that more of his hard-earned income than he can handle will go to Maya. Then a mutual friend proposes that Nick improve the marriage in order to end it amicably, because the better fa

Come away with me

"One minute, 26-year-old Tegan Lawson has everything she could hope for, including an adoring husband, Gabe, and a baby on the way. The next, a patch of black ice causes a devastating accident and Tegan's life is as shattered as the car they had to cut her out of. With the loss of her baby and her unbearable anger towards Gabe, who was driving that night, Tegan is drowning in grief. After a handful of sleeping pills land her in the hospital, lucky to be alive, her family's fear and Gabe's commit

The storms of war

In the idyllic early summer of 1914, life is good for the de Witt family. Rudolf and Verena are planning the wedding of their daughter Emmeline, while their eldest son, Arthur, is studying in Paris and Michael is just back from his first term at Cambridge. Celia, the youngest of the de Witt children, is on the brink of adulthood, and secretly dreams of escaping her carefully mapped-out future and exploring the world. But the onslaught of war changes everything and soon the de Witts find themselv

The taming of the queen

"A riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII's sixth wife Kateryn Parr, the first English queen to publish under her own name. Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse... Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives--King Henry VIII--commands her to marry him. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted sixteen months, t

Falling for the Sheriff

"Widow Kate Sullivan moved to Cupid's Bow, Texas, to get her teenage son on the right path. But their new life in the small town gets off to a rocky start when her son is caught shoplifting by the sheriff. Kate is immediately attracted to Cole Trent, but she's not ready to fall in love again, and certainly not with another cop. Cole should have known Cupid's matchmakers would scramble to fix him up with a smart, beautiful woman like Kate. The single dad has managed to evade their efforts until n

Badge of evil

After New York City's police commissioner leads a raid that leaves three suspects dead and one barely clinging to life, the surviving suspect's family hires P.I. Frank Bishop to prove his innocence, which forces him to team up with top journalist A.J. Bishop to expose the commissioner's deadly secrets.

Petticoat Ranch

Sophie Edwards is doing just fine, until a strange-yet oddly familiar-man rides into her life, insisting on rescuing her and her four daughters. Can she find a way to love a headstrong mountain man? When Clay McClellan discovers his brother has been murdered, he's bent on finding the killers and seeing them properly hung. But first his Christian duty demands that he marry his sister-in-law. After all, Sophie needs someone to protect her - right? Faith and love help unruly wed newlyweds find comm

The hundred year flood - a novel

"In the shadow of a looming flood that comes every one hundred years, Tee tries to convince himself that living in a new place will mean a new identity and a chance to shed the parallels between him and his adopted father. This beautiful and dreamlike story follows Tee, a twenty-two-year-old Korean-American, as he escapes to Prague in the wake of his uncle's suicide and the aftermath of 9/11. His life intertwines with Pavel, a painter famous for revolution; Katka, his equally alluring wife; and

Mr. Emerson's wife

In this novel about Ralph Waldo Emerson's wife, Lidian, Amy Belding Brown examines the emotional landscape of love and marriage. Living in the shadow of one of the most famous men of her time, Lidian becomes deeply disappointed by marriage, but consigned to public silence by social conventions and concern for her family's reputation. Drawn to the erotic energy and intellect of close family friend Henry David Thoreau, she struggles to negotiate the confusing territory between love and friendship

Mccullen's secret son

"Sexy-as-sin rodeo star Brett McCullen is Willow James Howard's past. But when her estranged husband is killed and her son kidnapped, she's forced to accept help from the man who broke her heart. Little does Brett know that the very child he's trying to rescue is his own flesh and blood—the result of a fling years earlier. He can't deny his rising desire at Willow's reappearance…even as he struggles to forgive her secret. But with the ransom deadline looming, Brett must go to extremes to save th

Do You Think This Is Strange?

Naughtier than nice - a novel

A continuation of the story of the McBroom sisters finds Frankie outmaneuvering an increasingly threatening pair of stalkers, while Tommie postpones her wedding in the face of a new infatuation and Livvy pursues an unconventional marriage.

The distant hours - a novel

A long-lost letter arriving at its destination fifty years after it was sent lures Edie Burchill to crumbling Milderhurst Castle, home of the three elderly Blythe sisters, where Edie's mother was sent to stay as a teenager during World War II.

New Nonfiction Books

Creative lettering and beyond

Learn to create beautiful, hand-lettered arts and crafts with this interactive book full of creative prompts, exercises, and step-by-step projects.

No ordinary time- Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt- the home front in World War II

Harrington on hold 'em - expert strategy for no-limit tournaments

Provides poker strategies for every phase of tournament play, covering the early phase where the stakes are small to later tactics such as bluffing, flops, scare cards, playing shorthanded, loose games, and endgame play.

Louise Bourgeois- structures of existence- the cells

The Santa Claus Man - The Rise and Fall of a Jazz Age Con Man and the Invention of Christmas in New York

The making of Asian America - a history

"The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in t

Everything mind - what I learned about hard knocks, spiritual awakening, and the mind-blowing truth of it all

The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More

Because we say so

""Chomsky is a global phenomenon. perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet."--New York Times Book Review"Unwavering political contrarian Noam Chomsky smart-bombs the US military's global Interventions. Shock and awe!"--Vanity FairBecause We Say So presents more than thirty concise, forceful commentaries on US politics and global power. Written between 2011 and 2015, Noam Chomsky's arguments forge a persuasive counter-narrative to official accounts of US politics and pol

Montessori from the start - the child at home from birth to age three

What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the youngest infants? This authoritative and accessible book answers these and many other questions. Illustrations.

Quinoa for families

Presents recipes that incorporate the supergrain quinoa, featuring options for soups; salads; vegetarian, poultry, meat, and seafood dishes; and desserts.

Behind the curtain - a peek at life from within the ER

"Revealing and unflinching, 'Behind the Curtain' offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine. . . . Both an enlightening memoir and an unforgiving mirror reflecting the best and worst of human behavior, 'Behind the Curtain' unveils the insidious consequences of everyday risks and seemingly innocuous habits."--Back cover.

The WikiLeaks files - the world according to US empire

The Apartment therapy complete home book

"The first-ever complete home book from Apartment Therapy, featuring every aspect of design and decorating from floor plans to paint, specific rooms to style approaches, with the goal of setting up and living well in a place you love"--

Life on the Ramona coaster

One of the stars of "The Real Housewives of New York City" details her upbringing in a dysfunctional family, her parents' abusive relationship, and the collapse of her twenty-year marriage.

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

Skip beat! 24

Valentine's Day is on its way, but Kyoko won't be able to celebrate love and friendship the normal way. She's getting blackmailed into giving chocolate to guys she hates, she has her ongoing revenge to oblige, and to top it all off, it's Ren's birthday! How can Kyoko give him a meaningful present when she's slinging meaningless chocolate left and right?

The Divine

"Mark's out of the military, these days, with his boring, safe civilian job doing explosives consulting. But you never really get away from war. So it feels inevitable when his old army buddy Jason comes calling, with a lucrative military contract for a mining job in an obscure South-East Asian country called Quanlom. They'll have to operate under the radar--Quanlom is being torn apart by civil war, and the US military isn't strictly supposed to be there. With no career prospects and a baby on t

Astro City - confession

"Brian Kinney has left his rural home, seeking adventure in the big city - Astro City. After working his way into the super-hero scene as a busboy and waiter, Brian attracts the attention of Astro City's vigilante Confessor. Dubbed Alter Boy, Brian becomes the Confessors sidekick. While Astro City suffers under the looming threat of a serial killer on the loose and the city government moves to ban super heroes altogether, Brian questions the actions of his mentor. If that weren't enough, there j

Sheltered. Volume 1 - a pre-apocalyptic tale

The men and women of Safe Haven have been preparing for any and all end-of-world scenarios for years. However, their bunkers, weapons, and training can't save them from the one threat they never could have expected: their own children.

Skip beat! 30

"Ren's new cast mate Taira Murasame used to be a biker, and he sees show biz as just another gang to get to the top of. Normally Ren would have no problem dealing with a punk, but his role as BJ requires him to tap his darkest depths. When Murasame and Ren have to fight on camera, can Ren remember that it's only acting?!"--P. [4] of cover.

Devils and realist. Vol. 6

Berserk. 34

"Faced with the Kushan emperor's horrific new form, and the bloody swath of destruction and spawning demons he leaves in his wake with each step, the soldiers in Griffith's new Band of the Hawk must assume their true unholy forms to battle the emperor, revealing their true faces to the citizens of Midland. How will these tormented refugees react when they discover that their would-be rescuers are as monstrous as their opponents? And could this titanic confrontation threaten to unleash even great

Berserk. 8

The century-spanning war between Midland and Chuder continues unabated. The two warring kingdoms, vying for supremacy, launch headfirst into what will become the final battle. Leading the Midland forces are the Band of the Hawk, lead by the charismatic Griffith, with the fearless Guts as his trusted champion. But should the Hawks triumph again on the battlefield, the war with Chuder may end, but the secret war within Midland may begin as those who seek to rise within the court see the ambitious

Batman eternal. Volume 2

Batman struggles to keep the peace when Commissioner Gordon is arrested, a situation that is further complicated by a new power structure in Gotham.

Sheltered 3

Citrus - secret love affair with sister. Volume 3

Skip Beat! 11 - 3-in-1 Edition

The Movement. Volume 2, Fighting for the future

"Its the corrupt cops and politicians of Coral City vs a rag-tag group of young super powered vigilantes known as the Movement. But after The Movement has been taken down, only the powerless Vengeance Moth is left to protect the streets from the Graveyard Faction! Critically acclaimed writer Gail Simone concludes her run on this fascinating new series. Collects THE MOVEMENT #7-12"--

Naruto. Vol. 71, I love you guys

Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura must work together in order to defeat the activated Infinite Tsukuyomi and the resurrected Kaguya, two great threats to the ninja world.

Skip beat! 27

Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous! Kyoko won't suffer in silence -- she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! In vol. 27, Kyoko's having trouble getting into the role of Cain's sister. But is it because she can't relate to a spoiled punk princess, or because Ren is playing Cain? And can Ren stand to have the woman he loves treat him like a brother?

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Condemned to death - a Burren mystery

When Mara, Brehon of the Burren, is summoned to the sandy beach of Fanore, on the western fringe of the kingdom of the Burren, she sees a sight that she has never witnessed before during her thirty years as law-enforcer and investigating magistrate: a dead man lying in a boat with no oars. Immediately her scholars jump to the conclusion that the man has been found guilty of kin-murder. The Brehon sentence for this worst of all crimes is that the murderer be towed out to sea and left to the mercy

Rogue Lawyer

Deadly assets

"In Philadelphia--suffering among the country's highest murder rates--the tension between the Philadelphia Police Department and its Citizens Oversight Committee has long been reaching a boiling point. That turmoil turns from bad to worse shortly after the committee begins targeting police shootings--especially those of twenty-seven-year-old Homicide Sergeant Matt Payne, the 'Wyatt Earp of the Main Line'--and then the committee's combative leader is found shot dead point-blank on the front porch

Escape from Hangtown

"Lucas Fume has been exonerated of the murder charge that put him in prison seven years ago. But he isn’t free yet. Not while his friend, former slave Zeke Henry, remains a fugitive wrongly accused of assaulting Senator Barlow’s daughter, Celia. Lucas wouldn’t have his freedom or wealth—let alone his life—if it weren’t for Zeke. And he knows that the only way to clear his friend’s name is to prove the identity of Celia’s true attacker: Senator Barlow himself."--

The perfume garden

Borrowed crime - a bookmobile cat mystery

When Minnie loses a grant that was supposed to keep the bookmobile running, she's worried her pet project could come to its final page. But she's determined to keep her patrons -- and Eddie's fans --happy and well read. She just needs her boss, Stephen to see things her way, and make sure he doesn't see Eddie. The library director doesn't exactly know about the bookmobile's furry co-pilot.

The second sister

"Political campaign advisor Lucy Toomey is forced to return to her hometown when her mentally impaired sister dies. In order to inherit their family home, her sister's will requires Lucy to reside there for eight weeks. Her return to Nilson's Bay, Wisconsin, is a time of reflection, healing, acceptance and romance"--

The little Paris bookshop - a novel

Whatever Happened to Molly Bloom?

The first in a new series featuring Detective Jim Kinsella. Who murdered Molly? Was it Leopold Bloom, in the kitchen, with a teapot ...? This finely crafted historical mystery, using several recognizable characters and the famous setting from James Joyce's Ulysses, marks an intriguing departure for saga writer Jessica Stirling. Detective Inspector Jim Kinsella of the Dublin police force is called to the scene when the body of Molly Bloom has been found in her own kitchen where she has been beate

Love arrives in pieces

"Following her divorce, former beauty queen Stella Varland focuses on making beautiful art and working in interior design, where she comes into contact with former flame Chase Taylor, who is trying to recover from the loss of his fiancâee in a car crash."--

The bride ship

What was his brother's widow--his first love--doing on a ship full of prospective brides headed out West? Clay Howard had been tasked with escorting the Boston belle home, but he didn't anticipate Allegra being so strong-willed--or that he'd wind up traveling with her just to keep her from leaving without him! Allegra Banks Howard isn't going to let Clay interfere with her plans for a new life with her daughter on the frontier. True, Allegra needs his wilderness savvy, but if Clay thinks he ca

Knot guilty - a crochet mystery

Molly Pink and her pals, the Tarzana Hookers, are ready to bring the craft of crochet to the masses. But when one of their members finds herself the prime suspect in a murder, the Hookers are going to have to switch their focus to fighting her bad rap.

The gift

How to be a husband

"A riotously funny book about how to be a good husband (not like he would know) by Tim Dowling, star columnist for The Guardian. Think Nick Hornby meets Dave Barry--with a hint of Modern Family"--

Ghost boy - the miraculous escape of a misdiagnosed boy trapped inside his own body

January 1988. Martin Pistorius, aged twelve, fell inexplicably sick. First he lost his voice and stopped eating. Then he slept constantly and shunned human contact. Doctors were mystified. Within eighteen months he was mute and wheelchair-bound. Martin's parents were told an unknown degenerative disease left him with the mind of a baby and less than two years to live. Martin was moved to care centers for severely disabled children. The stress and heartache shook his parents' marriage and their f

New Children's Materials

Plants vs. zombies - Save your brains!

"The zombies are coming! Will you be ready to save your brains? Don't worry--Crazy Dave is here to help!"--P. [4] of cover.

Playdates are not scary!

"Today is a big day! Friday has his first playdate! It is with a nice orange cat named Mushy. There is just one problem--Friday is scared of playdates!"--

Biggety Bat - chow down, Biggety!

Biggety the bat searches for a meal and watches the cuckoo, the alligator, and the sea turtle munch on their favorite foods, but none of them are what Biggety likes to eat.

Frog and friends - celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve

"A beginning reader book containing three stories in which Frog shares a Thanksgiving feast with his woodland friends, celebrates his first Christmas, and rings in the New Year with a twist on tradition"--Provided by publisher.

Pumpkin day!

A boy and his family visit a pumpkin patch, where they ride on a cart, see animals, and pick out a pumpkin that is just right for carving.

Prince Fly Guy

Buzz is writing a fairy tale for homework, and Fly Guy naturally assumes the role of a handsome prince, who fends off a giant and rescues a beautiful princess.

Five fin-tastic stories - a collection of five early readers.

Join the Bubble Guppies in five adventures.

Angelina at ballet camp

Pig is big on books

Pig loves books, both big and small, and reads them at school, at home, and on the bus.

Spy vs. spy

The ninja are getting closer to finding Zane. Cole is working underground in Master Chen's noodle factory and he's plotting to break out. Jay, Kai and Lloyd are still competing in the tournament -- trying to figure out which of their competitors is spying on them.

Fish is fish

After his friend, the tadpole, becomes a frog and leaves the pond to explore the world, a little fish decides that maybe he should not remain in the pond either.

Crow made a friend

A lonely crow tries to make a friend from sticks and leaves, then from snow, before forming a friendship that will last.

We are family!

"As Drac's family continues to grow, he realizes there will have to be some compromises--especially since his daughter, Mavis, is a vampire, and her husband, Johnny, is a human. But when it comes to his family, Drac always finds a way. He just needs to figure out how to make his new family a monster mash!"--

You got a rock, Charlie Brown! / by Charles M. Schulz ; adapted by Maggie Testa ; illustrated by Robert Pope.

The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween, and Charlie Brown seems to have the worst luck.

The long dog

Introduces many types of dogs, inclusing hot dogs, cold dogs, dirty dogs, clean dogs, and above all, a long dog.