Adah Knepp wants nothing more than to make music. It's all she's ever desired, to sing and play the guitar and write her own songs. (Read more...)
That's a dream that will never come true in the confines of her strict Amish community, but then she meets Jackson Hart, and all of a sudden she finds the chance for a different kind of life: a real stage, a real guitar, and a real opportunity to sing her songs to a real audience.
Pursuing her dreams means turning her back on her family and community and saying goodbye to Matthew, the gentle Amish farmer she can't get out of her mind. Is it worth giving up the only home she's ever known to pursue her dreams?
It's a new Dr. Seuss book! (Read more...)
This follow-up to The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories features familiar Seussian faces and places, including Horton the Elephant, Marco, Mulberry Street, and a Grinch, as well as an introduction by renowned Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen.
Seuss fans will learn more about Horton's integrity, Marco's amazing imagination, a narrowly avoided disaster on Mullbery Street, and a devious Grinch. With a color palette enhanced beyond that of the magazines in which the stories originally appeared, this new volume of
lost tales is a perfect gift for young readers and a must-have for Seuss collectors of all ages.
The fifth and final book in the groundbreaking Joey Pigza series brings the beloved chronicle of this wired, wacky, and wonderful boy to a crescendo of chaos and craziness, as everything goes topsy-turvy for Joey just as he starts to get his feet on the ground. (Read more...)
With his dad MIA in the wake of appearance-altering plastic surgery, Joey must give up school to look after his new baby brother and fill in for his mom, who hospitalizes herself to deal with a bad case of postpartum blues. As his challenges mount, Joey discovers a key that could unlock the secrets to his father's whereabouts, a mystery that must be solved before Joey can even hope that his broken family might somehow come back together: if only it doesn't pull him apart first.
Get PreppedParty: local writer Rachel Mendell will share some tips on getting started on that novel and how to pace your word count. Refreshments will be served and each participant will receive a
Getting Started Kit.
Book of the Monthwill be. Thu, Nov 6th at 6:30pm.