New books at Morenci's library 10.15.08

Written by David Green.

Shake dem Halloween bones by W. Nikola-Lisa

A rhythmic tale about different updated fairy tale characters who attend a hip-hop Halloween ball.

Room on the broom by by Julia Donaldson

A witch finds room on her broom for all the animals that ask for a ride, and they repay her kindness by rescuing her from a dragon.

Frankenstein takes the cake by Adam Rex

Frankenstein wants to marry his undead bride in peace, but his best man, Dracula, is freaking out about the garlic bread, and the Headless Horseman wishes everyone would stop drooling over his pumpkin head.

Sipping spiders through a straw: campfire songs for monsters lyrics by Kelly DiPucchio

Classic sing-along songs have been altered so that such songs as "Do Your Guts Hang Low" can be sung around the campfire.

Board Books by Sandra Boynton: Belly button book; Blue hat, green hat; The going to bed book, and Buenas noches a todos (Going to bed book. Spanish); Let’s dance, Little Pookie; Pajama time!Opuestos (Opposites. Spanish); What's wrong, little Pookie?

Little one step by Simon James

Millie waits for the mail by Alexander Steffensmeier

Mommy, do you love me? by Jeanne Willis

Juvenile fiction

Brisingr by Christopher Paolini

The diamond of Darkhold by Jeanne DuPrau

Inkspell by Cornelia Funk

Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke

Alvin Ho allergic to girls, school, and other scary things by by Lenore Look

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

Fablehaven: rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull

The perks of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky      

 

  • Cecil
    THE MAYOR—Cecil Schoonover poses with a collection of garden gnomes that mysteriously arrive and disappear from his property. Along with the gnomes, someone created the sign stating that he is the Mayor of Gnomesville. He hasn’t yet tracked down the people involved in the prank, but he’s having a good time with the mystery.
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    TAKE A BREAK—Last Wednesday’s session of Stair District Library’s Summer Reading Program ended with a quiet period in a class presented by yoga instructor Melany Gladieux of Toledo. Children learned a variety of yoga poses in the main room at the library, then finished off the session relaxing. Additional photos are on page 7. Area children are invited to visit the library today when the Michigan Science Center presents a flight program at 11 a.m. and roller coasters at 1 p.m.
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    THE DERBY—Tyler “Smallpox” Flakne of Minnesota’s Home Run League All-Stars goes for the fence Friday night during the National Wiffle League Association’s home run derby in Morenci. This year the wiffleball national tournament moved from Dublin, Ohio, to Morenci’s Wakefield Park. During the derby, competitors had two minutes to hit as many home runs as possible. The winner this year finished with 21. See page 6 and 7 for additional photos.
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    OUT OF THIS WORLD—Elizabeth McFadden and Elise Christle pose in front of the green screen as VolunTeen Noah Gilson makes them appear as though they are standing on the Moon. More photos from the Stair District Library’s NASA @ My Library program are on page 12.
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    Lannis Smith of the Leslie Science and Nature Center in Ann Arbor shows off a python last week at Stair District Library's Summer Reading Program.
  • Front.fireworks
    FIREWORKS erupt Saturday night over Morenci’s Wakefield Park during the waning hours of the Town and Country Festival. Additional festival photos are inside.
  • Pipeline Spread
    LINED UP—Lengths of pipe were put in place last week along the route of the Rover natural gas pipeline that will stretch from Defiance, Ohio, to Ontario, Canada. Topsoil was removed before the pipes were laid out. The 42-inch diameter pipeline is scheduled for completion in November.
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    ROCKHOUNDS—From the left, Joseph McCullough, Sean Pagett and Jonathan McCullough peer through hand lenses to study rocks. The project is part of Morenci Elementary School’s summer camp that continues into August.

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