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That Is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems

New Arrivals for Children May 7, 2013

Mo Willems adds another fun tale to the shelves at Richland Library with his book, That Is Not a Good Idea! Check it (or a number of additional new arrivals) out at your library, today!


Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: Computers have failed, electricity is extinct, and the race to discover new lands is underway! Brilliant explorer Alexander West has just died under mysterious circumstances, more...
Amazon Says: Computers have failed, electricity is extinct, and the race to discover new lands is underway! Brilliant explorer Alexander West has just died under mysterious circumstances, but not before smuggling half of a strange map to his intrepid children—Kit the brain, M.K. the tinkerer, and Zander the brave. Why are so many government agents trying to steal the half-map? (And where is the other half?) It’s up to Alexander’s children—the Expeditioners—to get to the bottom of these questions, and fast. less...
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Leah B. Says: Nonfiction
Amazon Says: Lions and scorpions and lethal little jellyfish, oh my! Kids will sink their teeth into this fascinating look at nature’s fiercest creatures. Sometimes nature can be more...
Amazon Says: Lions and scorpions and lethal little jellyfish, oh my! Kids will sink their teeth into this fascinating look at nature’s fiercest creatures. Sometimes nature can be nasty: snakes that spit poison, insects with exploding bottoms, and tigers that have you for dinner. Throughout the animal kingdom, creatures are equipped with lethal weapons, from finger-length fangs to toxic tentacles, and have ingenious ways of killing one another — poisoning, dive-bombing, strangling, and even electrocuting! Discover the murderous methods of attack and defense that make animals armed, dangerous, and deadly. less...
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Leah B. Says: Beginning Reader
Amazon Says: Brother, Sister, and Honey Bear are taking a trip in Grizzly Gramps's pickup truck, and along the way, they see lots of cool ways to get around!From fire trucks to garbage tru more...
Amazon Says: Brother, Sister, and Honey Bear are taking a trip in Grizzly Gramps's pickup truck, and along the way, they see lots of cool ways to get around!From fire trucks to garbage trucks to cement mixers and more, the cubs are amazed at all the things these vehicles can do. Ride along with the Berenstain Bears as they learn about all the different kinds of trucks.As always with the Berenstain Bears I Can Reads, simple text and fun, classic illustrations will build any young reader's love of books. less...
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Frogged by Vivian Vande Velde
Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: One should be able to say of a princess “She was as good as she was beautiful,” according to The Art of Being a Princess (third revised edition), which the almost-thirteen more...
Amazon Says: One should be able to say of a princess “She was as good as she was beautiful,” according to The Art of Being a Princess (third revised edition), which the almost-thirteen-year-old Princess Imogene is supposed to be reading. Not feeling particularly good, or all that beautiful, she heads for a nearby pond, where, unfortunately, a talking frog tricks her into kissing him. No prince appears, as one might expect. Instead, the princess turns into a frog herself! Thus launches a funny, wonderfully spun fractured fairy tale in which Imogene wonders if she will be forever frogified. less...
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Leah B. Says: Biography
Amazon Says: In 1723 Ben Franklin arrived in Philadelphia as a poor and friendless seventeen-year-old who had run away from his family and an apprenticeship in Boston. Sixty-two years late more...
Amazon Says: In 1723 Ben Franklin arrived in Philadelphia as a poor and friendless seventeen-year-old who had run away from his family and an apprenticeship in Boston. Sixty-two years later he stepped ashore in nearly the same spot but was greeted by cannons, bells, and a cheering crowd, now a distinguished statesman, renowned author, and world-famous scientist. Freedman's riveting story of how a rebellious apprentice became an American icon comes in an elegantly designed book filled with art and includes a timeline, source notes, bibliography, and index less...
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