From Marian the Librarian


Some new graphic novels have been given to the Library!!!

Jason and the Golden Fleece, Herdling, Glenn.  Reading Level 3.4 / Points 0.5
The exciting adventure story of Jason and the Argonauts, as they sail to obtain the golden fleece to win back their kingdom.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, Abnett, Dan. Reading Level 3.4 / Points 0.5.
The story of a slave, Harriet Tubman, who at 27 years old escapes her captors, and helps over 300 more slaves to safety in the north.

The Battle of Iwo Jima, Hama, Larry.  Reading Level 6.1 / Points 1.0.
To win WW II against Japan, the US had to conquer one small Pacific island after another.  One of these islands was Iwo Jima.

                                                    A Newbery Honor Book

My Father’s Dragon, Gannett, Ruth.  Reading Level 5.6 / Points 1.0.
This book tells the story of a small boy’s adventure to rescue an overworked dragon from a jungle island bristling with wild beasts.

                                                     Two new Junior Illustrated Fiction Books.

Off to School, Battle-Lavert, Gwendolyn.  Reading Level 3.1 / Points 0.5.
The youngest child in a sharecropper’s family longs to go to school, but during harvest season Papa insists that she stay home and prepare the midday meal while he and the others work in the fields.

The Great Stone Face, Hawthorne, Nathaniel.  Reading Level 5.2 /  Points 0.5.
A short story that portrays the greatness of the common man.

                                         
And some other new books that are for everyone!

Hurricanes, Thoron, Joe.  Reading Level 6.6 / Points 0.5.
48 pages of information about the seas most serious storm.

Angela and the Baby Jesus, McCourt, Frank.  Reading Level 4.1 / Points  0.5.
A little girl steals the Creech baby Jesus to keep him warm.

The Legend of Sleeping Bear, Wargin, Kathy-jo.  Reading Level 4.8 / Points 0.5.
A story of how the Manitou Islands came to into being.