New at the Southborough Library

Here are some new selections for kids and adults at the Southborough Library.


mennoniteMennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen
A hilarious and moving memoir–in the spirit of Anne Lamott and Nora Ephron–about a woman who returns home to her close-knit Mennonite family after a personal crisis. (Library catalog | Amazon)

and-another-thingAnd Another Thing by Eoin Colfer
In this sixth installment of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, Arthur Dent has finally made it home to Earth, only to discover that it is about to be blown up … again. What could a pantheon of unemployed gods, everyone’s favorite renegade Galactic President, a lovestruck green alien, an irritating computer, and at least one very large slab of cheese have to do with all of this? (Library catalog | Amazon)

have-a-little-faithHave a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
When an eighty-two-year-old rabbi from Albom’s old hometown asks him to deliver his eulogy, Albom goes back to his nonfiction roots and becomes involved with a Detroit pastor–a reformed drug dealer and convict–who preaches to the poor and homeless in a decaying church with a hole in its roof. A timely, moving, and inspiring look at faith: not just who believes, but why. (Library catalog | Amazon)


zoo-dayZoo Day Ole! by Phillis Gershator
Grandma teaches her grandchildren how to count from 1 to 10 at the zoo. (Library catalog | Amazon)

grumpy-grandpaGrumpy Grandpa  by Heather Henson
Jack’s grandfather is always grumpy, and a bit scary, too, but during a visit to the country house where “Grumpy Grandpa” lives with the brave Aunt Ellie and Uncle Wilbur, Jack learns that his grandfather was once very different. (Library catalog | Amazon)

little-hootLittle Hoot by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jen Corace
Little Hoot wants to go to bed early, like all of his friends do, and he is hopping mad when Mama and Papa Owl insist that he stay up late and play. (Library catalog | Amazon)

wimpy-kidDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney
In the latest diary of middle-schooler Greg Heffley, he records his attempts to spend his summer vacation sensibly indoors playing video games and watching television, despite his mother’s other ideas. (Library catalog | Amazon)

freaky-mondayFreaky Monday by Mary Rodgers and Heather Hach
Thirteen-year-old Hadley begins to better understand her teacher and herself when she has to spend a day in her teacher’s body. (Library catalog | Amazon )

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