New at the library

by susan on September 28, 2009

This blog feature went away for the summer, but now it’s back! On a roughly weekly basis, I’ll let you know what new books and DVDs have arrived at the Southborough Library. With thanks to Children’s Librarian Kim Ivers for supplying the info.

ADULT:

the-year-of-the-floodThe Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
By turns dark, tender, violent, thoughtful, and uneasily hilarious, The Year of the Flood is Atwood at her most brilliant and inventive. (Library catalog | Amazon)

master-your-metabolismMaster Your Metabolism by Jillian Michaels
Health and wellness expert and bestselling author Michaels reveals a simple, three-phase plan to help readers rev up their metabolism by engaging the proper weight-loss hormones. (Library catalog | Amazon)

hothouse-orchidHothouse Orchid by Stuart Woods (Book on CD)
Special Agent Holly Barker returns to her hometown of Orchid Beach, Florida, and faces off against an old nemesis–the man she brought charges against for sexual harassment, attempted rape, and rape. The army officer in question was acquitted of all charges, and is now Orchid Beach’s new police chief. Will Holly return to the CIA? Or will she challenge her old nemesis for control of the Orchid Beach Police Department? (Library catalog | Amazon)

earthDisneynature Earth (DVD)
A remarkable story of three animal families on a journey across our planet – polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales. An astonishing and heartwarming film filled with adventure, suspense, and humor as it captures rare footage of nature’s wildest and most elusive animals. (Library catalog | Amazon)

YOUNG ADULT:

haddixSent by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Jonah, Katherine, Chip, and Alex suddenly find themselves in 1483 at the Tower of London, where they discover that Chip and Alex are Prince Edward V and Richard of Shrewsbury, imprisoned by their uncle, King Richard III, but trying to repair history without knowing what is supposed to happen proves challenging. (Library catalog | Amazon)

CHILDREN:

abigail-spellsAbigail Spells by Anna Alter
George helps his best friend Abigail practice for the city spelling bee, then cheers her up when she makes a mistake. (Library catalog | Amazon)

grandpappyGrandpappy Snippy Snappies by Lunn Plourde
When things go wrong around his farm Grandpappy sets them right with a snap of his suspenders, but Grandmammy is in trouble and the suspenders are all worn out. (Library catalog | Amazon)

baseball-card-kidBaseball Card Kid by Adam Osterweil
Brian and Paul venture back in time to try to rescue a collectible baseball card on the Titanic before the ship sinks. (Library catalog | Amazon)

itty-bitty-brothersRevenge of the Itty Bitty Brothers by Lin Oliver
When Daniel learns to control his shrinking, Pablo, his tiny twin, writes a list of fun things they can do, including riding in a model rocket near the La Brea Tar Pits, which teaches the brothers the importance of sticking together. (Library catalog | Amazon)

the-pig-who-saved-the-worldThe Pig Who Saved the World by Paul Shipton
Continues the epic tale of Gyllus, a talking pig, as he and his friends, ex-priestess Sibyl and poet Homer, set off on the high seas in search of Circe, who can return Gryllus to his human state, but first they must free some captive gods and, perhaps, save the world again. (Library catalog | Amazon)

whats-the-weather-insideWhat’s the Weather Inside? by Karma Wilson
More than 120 hysterical, philosophical, rhetorical, and commonsensical poems and pictures that explore the perfectly not-so-perfect world of picky kids. (Library catalog | Amazon)

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