Category Archives: Fun

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 »

The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower or John Howland’s Good Fortune

The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower or John Howland’s Good Fortune by P.J. Lynch Just in time for Thanksgiving, this is an  illustrated account of the life of John Howland, the young servant who was indentured to Pilgrim John Carver. The author  describes how Howland  embarked on the Mayflower and survived a fall off the ship before helping his ill shipmates… Read more »

Prepare for Peanuts!

The Peanuts movie comes out this Friday, November 6, but you don’t have to wait to experience Peanuts awesomeness! We have books and DVDs of older Peanuts favorites to pair with the newest adventure. Find out what we have, check out a favorite or two, and spend some time with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and all their friends. Get excited for… Read more »

Read Something Scary!

Ready for Halloween? Try one of these scary books! Cabinet of Curiosities: 36 Tales Brief and Sinister by Stefan Bachmann Thirty-six eerie short tales relate to an imaginary museum of creepy artifacts and are arranged into such thematic “drawers” as love, luck, song, and fairy tales.       Took: a Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn A witch called Old Auntie… Read more »