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Spence, Annie

Summary: This librarian's snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, and deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to books in her life is a perfect listen for book lovers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 808.3 SPE

Spence, Annie

Summary: This librarian's snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, and deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to books in her life is a perfect listen for book lovers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 808.3 SPE

Schwalbe, Will

Summary: "For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain himself but also to make sense of the world, to become a better person, and to find the answers to the big (and small) questions about how to live his life. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHWALBE, WILL SCH

Schwalbe, Will

Summary: "For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain himself but also to make sense of the world, to become a better person, and to find the answers to the big (and small) questions about how to live his life. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SCHWALBE, WILL Sch

Summary: "A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Ozma, Alice.

Summary: Named for two literary characters ("Alice" from Lewis Carroll and "Ozma" from L. Frank Baum), the author is the daughter of a Philadelphia-area elementary school librarian. Father and daughter embarked on a streak of reading-out-loud sessions every night before bed as Ozma was growing up--a "streak" that would continue for eight years straight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.9 Ozma 2011

Pearl, Melissa Sherman

Summary: "Kids can make a difference too! In this How Do They Help? collection featuring charities started by children, readers will explore the ways Sheltering Books contributes positively to the world. Discover this nonprofit's work and what problems they look to solve. Sidebars and backmatter ask questions for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 028.5 PEA

Summary: When Curious George visits the library he becomes impatient waiting for the librarian to read the dinosaur book, and proceeds to gather all the books he wants to read and tries to leave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE CUR

Cousins, Lucy

Summary: When Maisy goes to the bookstore for the first time to buy a new book, she has a hard time choosing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE MAI

Spufford, Francis

Summary: In this extended love letter to children's books, and the wonders they perform, Spufford goes back to his earliest encounters with books, exploring such beloved classics as "The Wind in the Willows, The Little House on the Prairie," and the Narnia chronicles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.55 Spufford 2002

Dean, James

Summary: Join Pete the cat as he visits a library for the first time, gets a library card, takes a fun tour, and reads some cool stories that take him on a few groovy adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Festival 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE PET

Miller, Shannon (Shannon McClintock)

Summary: "Finding the right book in a large library can be intimidating. But tips from a friendly librarian, along with catchy lyrics and colorful illustrations, present basic library search functions in a simple, kid-friendly manner"--Publisher's website.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J MIL

Grabenstein, Chris

Summary: "Mr. Lemoncello holds a contest for his young friends where they must race to bring interesting facts back to his library"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRA

Gornick, Vivian

Summary: "A series of essays exploring the different books that shaped Gornick throughout her life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.92 GOR

Spacks, Patricia Ann Meyer.

Summary: After retiring from teaching literature, Patricia Meyer Spacks embarked on a year-long project of rereading dozens of novels: childhood favorites, young adult fiction, canonical works she didn't like, guilty pleasures. On Rereading records the surprising, fascinating results of her personal experiment and raises a number of intriguing questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.9 Spacks 2011

Spence, Annie

Summary: The author presents a collection of love letters and break-up notes addressed to the books she's encountered throughout her career as a librarian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 SPE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 808.3 SPE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 SPE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 SPE

Kaplan, Bruce Eric

Summary: Morris buys a book for his son, Benny, that he enjoyed as a child, but Benny stubbornly refuses to read or even listen to it - forcing Morris to ridiculous extremes, such as a safari to the middle of the Sahara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

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Morgan, Ann (Ann Beatrice)

Summary: "A beguiling exploration of the joys of reading across boundaries, inspired by the author's year-long journey through a book from every country. Following an impulse to read more internationally, journalist Ann Morgan undertook first to define "the world" and then to find a story from each of 196 nations. Tireless in her quest and assisted by generous, far-flung strangers, Morgan discovered not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810 MOR

Spence, Annie

Summary: This librarian's snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, and deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to books in her life is a perfect listen for book lovers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 808.3 SPE

Summary: Welcome to a library like no other! The doors swing open to reveal a magical place where characters pop off the pages of books, vowels sing, and words take on a life of their own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Between 2014

Mitchell, Malcolm

Summary: Henley hates to read, so his homework assignment to bring in his favorite book seems an impossible challenge--until his mother shows him a box of books he made himself when he was younger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIT

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WOO

Kuipers, Alice

Summary: Polly loves words, writing, and telling stories, so when she finds a fancy book on her doorstep labeled "Special Delivery from the Writing and Spelling Department for Polly Diamond" she is thrilled; and when she finds that anything she writes in it actually happens she is really excited--but Polly soon realizes that she has to be very careful what she writes because that kind of power can be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KUI

Novak, B. J.

Summary: In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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