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On the Road to Mr. Mineo's, by Barbara O'Connor

New Arrivals for Children March 5, 2013

Check out this week's featured new arrival for children, On the Road to Mr. Mineo's.

Written by Barbara O'Connor (an author familiar to many due to her appearances on recent years' South Carolina Children's Book Award Nominee lists), this quiet novel takes readers on a gentle adventure through the quaint little town of Meadville, South Carolina.

Look below to see more new arrivals, or drop by any Richland Library location to find a book that's just right for you.


Leah B. Says: Board Book
Amazon Says: "Easily viewable touch-and-feel items offer a variety of sensations. . . . Brief, repetitive text maintains an unwavering positivity. . . . Bright, geometric shapes keep vi more...
Amazon Says: "Easily viewable touch-and-feel items offer a variety of sensations. . . . Brief, repetitive text maintains an unwavering positivity. . . . Bright, geometric shapes keep visual pacing brisk." -- Kirkus Reviews Join Noodle as he visits a farm! Here is another title in this bright, robust series of high-quality touch-and feel board books for babies and young toddlers. Each features stylish art, a simple rhyming text, a tactile element on every spread, and a mirror on the final page of each book. less...
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Leah B. Says: Biography (also available in eBook)
Amazon Says: Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived. He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is more...
Amazon Says: Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived. He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." In Jonah Winter and Terry Widener's fascinating picture book biography, young readers can follow Mays's unparalleled career from growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, to playing awe-inspiring ball in the Negro Leagues and then the Majors, where he was center fielder for the New York (later San Francisco) Giants. Complete with sidebars filled with stats, here is a book for all baseball lovers, young and old. "The Say Hey Kid had style to spare, and so does this irrepressible book." —Booklist, Starred less...
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Star Wolf by Kathryn Lasky
Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: The latest in Kathryn Lasky's hit series - a stunning spin-off set among the wolves of Ga'hoole. A great cold has seized the Beyond. The warmth of summer, the smell of sweet more...
Amazon Says: The latest in Kathryn Lasky's hit series - a stunning spin-off set among the wolves of Ga'hoole. A great cold has seized the Beyond. The warmth of summer, the smell of sweet grass and the great caribou migrations are distant memories. Now the wolves know only ice, dark, snow and endless cold. The order that kept the wolf clans strong for thousands of years has broken down completely. The wolves have only one chance for survival. They must find their way to a new land, a land of warmth and summer. But the journey will take them over a frozen sea and through thousands of miles of perilous territory. Will the wolves trust young Faolan to lead them? less...
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Pug and Doug by Steve Breen
Leah B. Says: Picture Book
Amazon Says: Step aside, Bert and Ernie, the new odd couple is here!  Pug and Doug are best friends. They both love doughnuts, bird watching, and polka music. They are also very differen more...
Amazon Says: Step aside, Bert and Ernie, the new odd couple is here!  Pug and Doug are best friends. They both love doughnuts, bird watching, and polka music. They are also very different. Doug has a big imagination. Pug…not so much. When a misunderstanding between the friends hurts Doug’s feelings, Pug must find a way to set things right.  This charming and hilarious odd-couple friendship story is perfect for best buddies who usually, but don’t always, see eye-to-eye. less...
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