Sunday, March 4, 2018

Fantastic Mr. Fox

After 12 years of marriage, Mr. Fox breaks a promise to his wife and raids the farms of their human neighbors, Boggis, Bunce and Bean. Giving in to his animal instincts endangers not only his marriage but also the lives of his family and their animal friends. When the farmers force all of the animals deep underground, Mr. Fox has to resort to his craftiness to rise above the opposition.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Stuart Little by E.B. White

When the Littles go to an orphanage to adopt a new family member, a charming young mouse named Stuart is chosen. While George is doesn't like his new brother at first, the family cat, Snowbell, is even more unhappy about having a mouse as his "master" and plots to get rid of him.

Stuart decides to face these problems with as much love and courage as he can muster. In doing so, he shows his beloved new family that great things can truly come in small packages.  You can find this book in our library with this call number:  FIC WHI

Friday, November 11, 2016

Creepy Carrots

Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots. He eats them on the way to school.
He eats them going to Little League.
He eats them walking home.
Until the day the carrots start following him...or are they? 

Monday, May 2, 2016

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

When hard times hit Swallow Falls, its townspeople can only afford to eat sardines. Flint Lockwood, a failed inventor, thinks he has the answer to the town's crisis. He builds a machine that converts water into food, and becomes a local hero when tasty treats fall from the sky like rain. But when the machine spins out of control and threatens to bury the whole world under giant mounds of food, Flint finds he may have bitten off more than he can chew.

Jungle Book

Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves, has his peaceful existence threatened by the return of a man-eating tiger. Facing certain death, Mowgli must overcome his reluctance to leave his wolf family and return to the "man village." But he is not alone on his quest: He has Bagheera the panther, and the carefree bear Balloo, as he braves the jungle's many challenges.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Ivan: the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine Applegate

In a moving picture book, Katherine Applegate tells the true story of the gorilla who inspired her Newbery Award--winning novel, The One and Only Ivan

Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers. Gradually, public pressure built until a better way of life for Ivan was found at Zoo Atlanta. From the Congo to America, and from a local business attraction to a national symbol of animal welfare, Ivan the Shopping Mall Gorilla traveled an astonishing distance in miles and in impact.

The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich

The Birchbark House is about a little indian girl named Omakayas and her family. Omakayas' little brother Neewo dies from small pox. Her whole family gets sick except for her because she had already been exposed to it. Two other people in her town died. How did Omakayas survive? Read the book to find out!