Friday, April 8, 2011

New 'Gems' in the Sonntag Library!!!!

You just HAVE to check out some of the new books that have arrived at the library!! :)

Do you like the Magic Tree House series?
Check out the new nonfiction companions to Mary Pope Osborne's awesome books!


Jack and Annie share what they learned through their research on the penguins of Antarctica and the harsh conditions in which they live at the South Pole.

Jack and Annie continue to try helping Merlin the magician by searching for the secrets of happiness, and their magic tree house takes them to Antarctica, a wasteland where the penguins may know what to do.

*****

If you like the You Choose Books then you need to check out what's new in the library!

by Bob Temple

Describes the events surrounding the sinking of the ship "Titanic" in 1912, revealing the historical details from the perspectives of a first-class passenger, a third-class passenger, and a crewmember.

*****

Do you love graphic novels?? Don't be SCARED to check out this series of graphic novels!

by James Kochalka

Johnny Boo, whose muscles have become droopy and weak because he eats too much ice cream, runs into the Ice Cream Monster, who shows Johnny and Squiggles that eating apples makes one strong and happy.

*****

Did you love the School of Fear?? Check out the next installment in this spooky series!

by Gitty Daneshvari

Thirteen-year-olds Madeleine, Theo, and Lulu, fourteen-year-old Garrison, and ten-year-old new "contestant" Hyacinth, must face their phobias and join forces to learn who is stealing wigs and pageant trophies from the School of Fear.

*****

Check out the next amazing book from the creators of Captain Underpants!

by George Beard and Harold Hutchins

Silly caveboys Ook and Gluk travel to the future where they meet a martial artist who teaches them kung fu so they can return to their prehistoric time and fight an evil corporation that is endangering the past.

*****

Are you crafty? Do you like toys? Check out this book!

by Rita Storey

*****

If you love mazes you will LOVE these A-MAZE-ING books!

by Jill Kalz

Reinforces mapping and direction skills through eleven park-themed mazes and prompts which ask readers to find various objects in each scene. Includes answers.

*****

Do you love to learn about icky, sticky, weird, crazy things??
Check out our new Ripley's Believe It or Not! books!!

by Mason Crest Publishers

Photographs and text document unusual and unexpected art and sculptures from around the world, including the plastic wrap figures, a bike that resembles a burger, and more.

*****

Have you seen Waldo?? We don't know where he is?? Help the library find him by checking out our new collection of Where's Waldo? books!

by Martin Handford

Prompts readers to find the elusive Waldo in twelve color spreads as he hikes around the world; includes lists of other items to find as well.

*****

Please stop by to check out the new 'gems' in the library! Happy reading!! :)

4 comments:

AISB Library said...

It's fun to see some titles that are popular in our library too! Our students love the A-Maze-ing books, Ook and Gluk, and nonfiction Magic Tree House.
Fun update, thanks for posting!

LitLass said...

I wish Johnny Boo were in our school library--I'll have to talk to the librarian about it.

Catherine said...

All the Johnny Boo books are ia lot of fun; I'm not surprised beginning readers are drawn to these graphic books. And School of Fear is on my reading list.

Mrs. Mattei said...

I love the Johnny Boo books, too!! My younger students love, love, love them!! My older students love, love, love the You Choose series!! Have y'all read them?? They are fantastic!!!:)

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