Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The Princess and the Peanut: A Royally Allergic Fairytale
Every queen knows that in order to find out if a princess is REAL, one must send the princess to bed on a magnificent pile of mattresses, slip in a pea, and see how she sleeps. But when the royal kitchen is fresh out of peas, the queen tries a peanut instead. The princess turns out to be as real as her food allergies.
King Arthur’s Very Great Grandson
On the day Henry turns six years old, he wakes up early, mounts his trusty donkey, Knuckles, and goes out in search of adventure. Along the way, he encounters a Dragon, a Cyclops, and a Griffin, but none of them will have “ado” with Henry. Desperate for a real battle, Henry seeks out the most fearsome of all beasts: the Leviathan!
Born and Bred in the Great Depression
This author shares the touching story of his father’s childhood during the Depression years. The 1930s were a difficult time but the large family depicted here survived using hard work, frugal ways, and a spirit of sharing and optimism. A reminder of how much has changed in less than one hundred years.
How Your Brain, Genes, and Body Work Together to Make You You
Have you ever wondered why you have the shape of nose that you do? Or why you are left-handed? So much of what you are is determined by your genes. Browse this interesting volume to find out more about yourself and how you have been put together!
Duck For A Day
Abby's class has a duck named Max who waddles and quacks and makes your feet all warm when he sits on them. Even though Max is a duck with demands, Abby might get to take him home overnight, but only if she can make everything perfect. And Abby is sure she can do it. The problem is, Noah from next door wants to take Max home too!
Victricia Malicia: Book-Loving Buccaneer
Victricia Malicia Calamity Barrett may have been born on her family's pirate ship, but this young lady is sick of the sea: she'd much rather be ashore with her nose permanently buried in a book. If she can prove her bravery she may be rewarded with the thing she wants most: a home on a little island where she can open her very own bookstore.
Alice in Zombieland (White Rabbit Chronicles #1)
When her entire existence is shattered in the blink of an eye, Alice Bell is forced to partner with secretive bad boy Cole Holland to avenge the deaths of her loved ones by returning an undead army to their graves. But Cole has secrets of his own, and if Ali isn’t careful, those secrets might just prove to be more dangerous than the zombies.
Liyana has trained her entire life to be the vessel of a goddess that will bring rain back to the desert. But when the goddess does not appear, Liyana’s tribe abandons her. Enter Korbyn, a trickster god trapped inside his vessel, who leads Liyana on a journey in search of five other gods that are missing.
Irish Country Wedding
Patrick Taylor visits the library for STARFest – the St. Albert Readers Festival, on October 24. In this latest of the Irish County novels, wedding plans are underway. Dr. O'Reilly has proposed to the darling of his youth, Kitty O'Hallorhan, but before getting to the altar, the good doctors, O’Reilly and Laverty, must deal with the usual round of eccentric patients and crises in Ballybucklebo.
New York Times bestselling author, Karpyshyn, visits his hometown for STARFest at the library on October 21. Revan, a former Jedi whose memories have been erased, believes that he has stumbled on a secret that threatens the Republic’s existence and, at all costs, must try to stop it.