March 16th-20th, 2015
Brett, Jan, 1949- ill. Daisy comes home.
Mei Mei's six hens are the happiest in China, but when Daisy--the smallest--falls into the river in a basket and drifts away, she must learn to survive on her own.
Chohfi, Felipe Moreton. The last rain forest : the legend of the green man.
What happens when people try to destroy the last rain forest? Matteo has a dream of helping the environment and believes the legends his nanny told him about the Green Man. The Green Man is a great being who will come to save the forest when it seems all hope is lost. His father, a rich and powerful business man, does not share Matteo's beliefs and thinks that they are just old superstitions. When his father buys the last rain forest and says he is going to cut it down, Matteo decides to take action to save it. He disobeys his parents, and flies to the site where huge bulldozers and cutters are set to destroy the rain forest. There he meets other environmental activists, and a native girl named "Ayira," who will change his life. Can Matteo arrive in time to save The Last Rain Forest and will the Green Man appear to help him?.
March 16th-20th, 2015
Carver, Alyssa. Work It! veterinarian at Seaside Zoo : a girl's dream job.
Bella Santi and Sierra Christmas join the Work It Club and get the chance of a lifetime to work with a real veterinarian at the Seaside Zoo. They have the an exciting, crazy adventure as they take care of a cute snow leopard cub, groom a rare pony from Sweden, even feed a giraffe and work to solve a mystery at the zoo.
Sheldon, Charles Monroe, 1857-1946. Em seus passos o que faria Jesus?
Nessa obra, Sheldon conta a história do Rev. Henry Maxwell – da Primeira Igreja da cidade de Raymond. O pastor tinha uma reputação idônea, era muito admirado por todos e seus sermões atraiam pessoas de cidades distantes para sua igreja. Vivia uma vida confortável em todos os sentidos, até que, surgiu em sua igreja um homem pobre e desempregado. Daí em diante tudo começa a mudar em sua vida e na cidade. O pastor passa a examinar sua consciência e seus propósitos como discípulo de Cristo, e reformula seu conceito de ministração e discipulado com a seguinte frase motora aplicada às situações delicadas da vida: “O que faria Jesus?”.
Medina, Ignacio. Portugal.
Livro de receitas portuguesas.
February 23rd-27th, 2015
Bloom, Becky. Mice make trouble. 1st American ed. New York : Scholastic, 1999.
When Henry uses his sister's magic colored pencils to draw six mice and a hedgehog, they all come to life and make a heap of trouble.
Lagonegro, Melissa. A horse to love : an enchanted stables story.
The Disney princesses gallop away with their beloved horses in all-new adventures! Ride with Belle and Phillippe, Cinderella and Frou, and Snow White and Astor in an original storybook!.
Droyd, Ann, author, illustrator. If you give a mouse an iPhone.
Relates the events that will happen if you give a bored little mouse an iPhone.
Colbert, Don. The seven pillars of health. 1st ed.
Details a fifty-day plan based on the basics of good health, and explains how improving dietary and lifestyle choices can result in increased energy and well-being, less stress, and more.
Lukacs, John, 1924-. The duel : 10 May-31 July 1940 : the eighty-day struggle between Churchill and Hitler.
A day-by-day reconstruction of the eighty days from May 10 to July 31 in 1940 between Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill.
Seierstad, Åsne, 1970-. The bookseller of Kabul. 1st U.S. ed. Boston : Little, Brown, c2003.
Asne Seierstand recounts the experiences she had while staying with a bookseller named Sultan Khan and his family in Afghanistan just after the fall of the Taliban, describing what it was like for families in Afghanistan to adjust to a new way of life and a new government.
Albom, Mitch, 1958-. Tuesdays with Morrie : an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson. 1st Anchor Books ed.
The author, an alumnus of Brandeis University, tells of his meetings with a former professor suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease and of the lessons he learned about life and death from his college mentor.
Shaffer, Mary Ann. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. 2009 Dial Press Trade pbk. ed. New York : Dial Press Trade Paperbacks, 2009, c2008.
Juliet Ashton, a thirty-year-old author, writes to her publisher expressing her desire to stop covering the aftermath of WWII, but Guernsey farmer Dawsey Adams invites neighbors to write to Juliet with their stories, which puts her off at first but eventually helps her find inspiration for her next book, and her life.