Congratulations to the Friends of the Garden who have new books to celebrate!
A beautifully illustrated, action-packed middle grade adventure in the spirit of Edward Gorey and Tim Burton.
Frozen by Fire A Documentary in Verse of the Triangle Factory Fire of 1911
By Donald Kentop
Memory is the mother of the muses, and Donald Kentop's FROZEN BY FIRE is an important act of remembrance. The particularity of character and line, the complex resonance of the story told lend this book a grave beauty. A documentary, yes - but one transmuted by art. -- David Mason, Colorado Poet Laureate, author of LUDLOW, A VERSE-NOVEL
Rose's teacher gives stars for spelling and neatness and giving the right answer, but Rose can't manage to do any of those things right. Will she ever get a star from Mrs. Benson?
Have you ever wondered where your tooth goes after the Tooth Fairy picks it up? This delightful tale takes you on a journey of possibilities. See if you can find the tiny “tooth” in each hand sewn illustration.
Using needle and thread, felt, beads and other objects, author/illustrator Jo Simonian started creating art for children's books after her young neighbor introduced her to the exquisite art of Salley Mavor. At the same time, she began caring for her mother. She found the time passed so sweetly when she had something to do with her hands while being present for her mom.
This is the story of THE LEAGUE OF PICKLEMAKERS
This is not that story.
Jerome Hancock is Heidi Devine's guardian angel. Sort of. He's more of an angel trainee, in heaven's soul-rehabilitation program for wayward teens. And he's just about to get kicked out for having too many absences and for violating too many of the Ten Commandments for the Dead.
Kevin Emerson's The Lost Code, first in the Alanteans series, tells the story of a near-future earth ravaged by global climate change. Owen Parker is about to learn that it isn't the first time the planet has been near destruction. Owen's ancestors were part of an ancient race whose advanced technology once almost destroyed the world.