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Tuesday, 21 February 2012
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Bookcover: The Snow ChildHere is another reading pick from the Logan Library Staff.


Book: The Snow Child
by Eowyn Ivey

Recommended by: Karen, Senior Librarian
If you like fables or fairy tales and enjoy modern retellings, you are in for a treat! Combining the Russian fable "Little Daughter of the Snow" with a time and location of 1920's Alaska, "The Snow Child" is an enchanting read. Ivey's descriptions are so realistic that I felt like I was in Alaska. The characters are intriguing and very human - or are they? Add this title to your list of 'must reads.'


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Posted By Logan Library at 9:28 AM
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Tuesday, 17 January 2012
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Dead End in NorveltHere is another reading pick from the Logan Library Staff.


Book: Dead End in Norvelt
by Jack Gantos


Recommended by: Lois, Associate Librarian
Do you need a good laugh?  Come with Jack Gantos to Norvelt, PA for a memorable summer in 1962 when he is grounded for accidentally firing a live bullet from his dad's Japanese sniper rifle (among other things).  The only time 12-year-old Jack is allowed to leave home is to help Mrs. Volker--an elderly neighbor and the town medical examiner--compose obituaries for the local paper. (Jack actually gets out a lot, since all the old ladies in town start dying mysteriously.)  If you appreciate the weird, the gross and the wacky--this book is for you!



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Posted By Logan Library at 9:10 AM
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Thursday, 15 December 2011
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Bookcover: My cat, the silliest cat in the worldHere is another reading pick from the Logan Library Staff.


Book: My Cat, the Silliest Cat in the World
by Gilles Bachelet

Recommended by: Debbie, Associate Librarian
If you like cats, or elephants, or both, you'll love this picture book.  The author is describing his pet, comparing his "cat" to what other people say cats are like.  Just reading the words, you'd never know his pet was anything other than an ordinary house cat.  However, in the illustrations, his "cat" is actually an elephant.  It's really quite funny.


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