October 27th - 31st, 2014
Carle, Eric. The bad-tempered ladybird.
A classic picture book by Eric Carle: The Bad-Tempered Ladybird. The bad-tempered ladybird picks fights with every animal he meets, but soon learns the importance of friends and turns into a far nicer, happier bug. The beautifully illustrated pages of this entertaining book demonstrate the sizes of the different animals and the sun's path across the sky as time passes
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly.
The accidental ingestion of a fly leads an old lady to swallow larger and larger animals, ending with a horse that causes her ultimate demise
Buchan, John. The 39 steps.
Richard Hannay is in a race against time. Can he crack the code that could prevent an invasion? Or will the ruthless agents of the sinister Black Stone get to him first? Is anywhere safe? Whom can he trust? And just what is the secret of the 39 steps?.
Don Quixote has read so many books about knights and wizards, damsels and elves, he's gone completely nuts and wants to be a knight himself. Recruiting Sancho Panza as his squire, he sets off on an adventure that has amazed readers for centuries.
Tarshis, Lauren. I survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century -- alone?.
Taylor, Helen L. (Helen Louisa), author. Little pilgrim's progress : from John Bunyan's classic.
Bunyan's classic allegory is retold for younger readers.
Adventures in Odyssey : 90 devotions for kids.
Themes: Salvation ; Learning About Jesus ; Discipleship ; Prayer ; The Bible ; Exercising Faith ; Forgiveness ; Giving ; Witnessing ; Worship ; Going to Church ; Serving Others ; Overcoming Sin. Written by the Adventures in Odyssey team, 90 Devotions for Kids provides fun, Bible-based devotions for families and will encourage children to spend time learning more about God. There are no better mentors than Whit and the folks from Odyssey to partner with parents as they teach their children about God’s Word and make the truths of the Bible accessible to their kids.
Hughes, Monica. Minibeasts.
Enter a world of tiny creatures that live all around us. What do they eat? Where do they live? What are the different stages bugs go through in their life cycles?
Bingham, Jane. Alexander the Great.
Examines the life and battles of Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia, as he led his armies in battle throughout Asia Minor in his quest to free the Greek colonies from Persian rule.