Storytime Books for June

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Came to our storytime but can't remember the title of that book your child loved?  Never fear, we have it here!

Tales for 2s and 3s
Llama llama Red Pajama written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney
Is Your Mama a Llama? Written by Deborah Guarino and illustrated by Steven Kellogg
The Quiet Book, written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Renata Liwska
Peanut, written and illustrated by Linas Alsenas
My Heart is Like a Zoo, written and illustrated by Michael Hall

Fun for 4s and 5s
The Princess and the Pizza by Mary Jane and Herm Auch
What’s for Lunch? by Ann Garrett and Gene-Michael Higney
Cupcake by Charsie Mericle Harper
Froggy Eats Out by Jonathan London
Mr. Gumpy’s Motor Car by John Burningham
Six Hogs on a Scooter by Eileen Spinelli
The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen

Family Fun Night
Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea by Jan Peck and illustrated by Valeria Petrone
I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry

Video book Buzz: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

2010 Summer Reading Club Sign-up Starts Today!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

It's June 15th and that means you can now register for our "Make a Splash" Summer Reading Club along with our splash-tastic summer events. Registration can be done entirely online. You can click here to register right away and starting June 27th you can log on to record the minutes you spend reading.

Toddlers, don't worry, we haven't forgotten you! We also have a summer program for the little ones, age 3 and under. Come by the library to pick up a bingo sheet and color in each box as you complete the pre-literacy activities. When you've complete six activities in a row, return your form to the library for a prize!

See you this summer!

Make A Splash...

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

School will be over before you know it so check out our Summer Reading video! And don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Club at the library!

June Book Buzz - David Lubar Edition

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Punished by David Lubar
This book is a fun way to get a young reader to understand what puns, oxymorons and anagrams are. After misbehaving in the library, Logan finds himself under a mysterious spell where he doesn’t have complete control over what he says. This spell turns out to be a PUNishment that he won’t soon forget. Kristin (J Fiction)

My Rotten Life by David Lubar
After one worse than usual day, Nathan Abercrombie decides he has had it! Popular girl Shawna embarrassed him in front of the whole cafeteria and then he was picked last during gym. Intending to take a dose of the experimental “Hurt-Be-Gone”, he is instead splashed with the serum from head to toe. What was only supposed to help soothe Nathan’s emotions suddenly is affecting his whole body. He has no appetite, can’t feel pain, and oh yeah- his thumb just fell off! Could Nathan Abercrombie really be turning into a zombie? He is tired of being himself, but he still wants to be ALIVE! My Rotten Life is a great start to the fun new series: Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie. Meghan (J Fiction)

Hidden Talents by David Lubar
13 year old Martin Anderson has a talent for annoying his teachers. In fact, he’s so good at getting under their skin, that he’s been kicked out of school after school. Martin is now being shipped off to Edgeview Alternative School, a dumping ground for kids labeled “teenage misfits”. Martin thinks Edgeview is his last stop- the end of the road. But after meeting classmates “Torchie” and “Cheater” and discovering that they each have a special hidden looks like Edgeview just might be a new beginning. Checkout Hidden Talents by David Lubar. And the fun continues at Edgeview in the second book True Talents. This book is on the 7th grade reading list! Michelle (YA Fiction)

The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies by David Lubar
If you like wacky short stories with surprise endings, David Lubar’s Weenies series is for you! The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies introduces thirty-five more warped and weird tales. In one story, a family
sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner is interrupted by a torrent of turkeys out for revenge. In another, a young girl is left dateless for the school dance – that is until her dad creates a date for her in his lab. Funny and short, these stories are great for reluctant readers (and any other kind of reader too!) Alia (J Fiction)

Sleeping Freshman Never Lie by David Lubar
Scott Hudson is getting ready to start his freshmen year at high school. He has three good friends to share the experience with, so he figures he’ll be okay. He is thrown a few curves, one being that he discovers his mother is pregnant! His older brother also moves back in with the family. Scott is no different than any other freshman and it is going to be a tough year. Follow Scott through his first year as he tries to find where he fits in at school and who his friends are. Kristin (YA Fiction)

Meet David Lubar!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Don't miss this free event! Author David Lubar is coming to visit on Thursday, July 15 at 4 p.m. at the Cherry Hill Public Library! We're super excited and we can't wait to meet him.  In fact, we're so excited we'll be giving you tons of chances to win a copies of David Lubar books!  So, stop by the children's desk and ask about our David Lubar giveaways. And  now, we'll leave you with the book trailer from My Rotten Life by David Lubar...
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