Category Archives: Fun

The Boundless

In Kenneth Oppel’s latest, Will Everett has always longed for adventure.  Well, he’s in for the ride of his life when he boards The Boundless. Just what is The Boundless? It is the longest train ever created with it being seven miles long and 987 cars. On it’s maiden trip it is carrying over 6,000 people that include: a corpse,… Read more »

Happy Hanukkah!

Look for these fun Hanukkah titles! The Parakeet Named Dreidel by Isaac Bashevis Singer When young David and Mama and Papa are celebrating Hanukkah one  winter evening in Brooklyn, Papa sees a parakeet sitting on the window ledge. He lets the parakeet in and everyone is delighted to find that it speaks Yiddish. They name it Dreidel and it becomes part… Read more »

Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!

Did you know that today is Mickey Mouse’s 87th birthday? Celebrate by reading some Mickey books! No matter how old you are, we have a Mickey book for you. Picture Book: Mickey’s Thanksgiving Beginning Reader: Mickey’s Birthday Graphic Novels for Kids: Mickey Mouse: 300 Mickeys Mickey Mouse and the Orbiting Nightmare Fiction for Kids: Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Tales How to… Read more »

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods

Move over Nessie, Sasquatch and Yeti. Make room for the Hodag, the Squonk, and other more sinister creatures found right in your backyard. In Hal Johnson’s Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, you’ll be introduced to twenty of the most disgusting, disturbing and dangerous creatures ever found in North America. Meet the Hodag, a combination of rhinoceros, dinosaur and a bull. Or… Read more »