Art/Shop/Eat Series

The Adult Department has just received the first of the 2008 updates of a series called Art/Shop/Eat. We have volumes on Paris and London, written by Delia Gray-Durant; a volume on Rome, by Daniel Nolan; and one on Barcelona, by Lucie Hayes. The books all follow a formula: first they list the top 10 things … Read more

Notes from the New Bin

New to Perrot’s Youth Services picture book collection: SOUTHby Patrick McDonnell As the last of the autumn leaves gently fall, Mooch the cat helps a lost little bird on a journey. This wordless tale of good-Samaritanism leaves readers feeling “warm and glowy,” says Kirkus Reviews. A perfect book to share on these last-leaf/first-flake days.

New YS Book Recommendation Brochure

We have a brand-new Youth Services Book Recommendation Brochure, featuring picture book and Easy Reader mysteries. When a child reads a mystery novel, or even looks through a mystery picture book, she is using higher order thinking skills like summarization, predication, and reading for detail—skills that will help her understand all types of literature in … Read more

Mary Ann Hoberman at the Old Greenwich School Book Fair

Old Greenwich Elementary School BOOK FAIR BLIZZARD Presents Mary Ann Hoberman Children’s Poet Laureate Winner of the National Book AwardAward of Excellence in Poetry for Children Book Reading and Signing Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 1:45 P.M.-2:45 P.M. Mary Ann Hoberman’s work has been described as “bursting with word-play” and “foot stomping rhythms,” “slyly witty,” a … Read more

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