What’s New?

New order, February 11, 2019!

Ivy + Bean : one big happy family / Barrows, Annie
The icy hand / Mould, Chris.
Hannah’s tall order : an A to Z sandwich / Vander Heyden, Linda,
Junk : a spectacular tale of trash / Day, Nick
Bully / Sattler, Jennifer Gordon,
Kindergarrrten bus / Ornstein, Mike,
The boy / Hoag, Tami,
Tony’s wife : a novel / Trigiani, Adriana,
Heads you win : a novel / Archer, Jeffrey,
One snowy day / Murray, Diana,
Secrets from the deep / Fairstein, Linda A,
The impossible crime / Barnett, Mac,
Pies from nowhere : how Georgia Gilmore sustained the Montgomery bus boycott / Romito, Dee,
The elephant / Desmond, Jenni,
You don’t own me / Clark, Mary Higgins,
A delicate touch / Woods, Stuart,
Adorable Pom Pom Animals : Dogs, Cats and Other Woolly Friends. Ito, Kazuko.
The minimalist home : a room-by-room guide to a decluttered, refocused life / Becker, Joshua,
The boy, the boat, & the beast / Clark, Samantha M.,
Bob / Mass, Wendy,
Freddie Mole, lion tamer / McCall Smith, Alexander,
The great flytrap disaster / Mould, Chris,
The great drain escape / Mould, Chris,
The great cheese robbery / Mould, Chris,
Convenience store woman / Murata, Sayaka,
The tragedy of Benedict Arnold : an American life / Malcolm, Joyce Lee,
Sunburn. Lippman, Laura.
A Time of Torment. Connolly, John.
The woman in the woods / Connolly, John,
Night moves : an Alex Delaware novel / Kellerman, Jonathan,
Winter is here / Henkes, Kevin,
Transcription / Atkinson, Kate,
Rosetown / Rylant, Cynthia,
The scroll of kings / Prineas, Sarah,
Brain health as you age : a practical guide to maintenance and prevention / Simmons, Steven P.,
Act natural : a cultural history of misadventures of parenting / Traig, Jennifer,
Frederick Douglass : prophet of freedom / Blight, David W,
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk / Rooney, Kathleen,
I owe you one : a novel / Kinsella, Sophie,
The liar in the library / Brett, Simon,
The death of Mrs. Westaway / Ware, Ruth,
The lies they tell / French, Gillian,
Astrid the unstoppable / Parr, Maria,

We just got a new order in, as of January 21st, 2019:

The assassination of Brangwain Spurge / Anderson, M. T,
Juliâan is a mermaid / Love, Jessica,
The adventures of a girl called Bicycle / Uss, Christina,
Finding Langston / Cline-Ransome, Lesa,
Dreamers / Morales, Yuyi,
I lost my tooth! / Willems, Mo,
Neanderthal opens the door to the universe / Norton, Preston,
We don’t eat our classmates / Higgins, Ryan T,
Dear substitute / Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton,
Picture us in the light / Gilbert, Kelly Loy,
Drawn together / Lãe, Minh,
The eye that never sleeps : how Detective Pinkerton saved President Lincoln / Moss, Marissa,
I am a cat / Bernstein, Galia,
The faithful spy : Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the plot to kill Hitler / Hendrix, John,
Sweep : the story of a girl and her monster / Auxier, Jonathan,
Baby Monkey, private eye / Selznick, Brian,
A day in the life of Marlon Bundo / Bundo, Marlon
The wild robot escapes / Brown, Peter,
The day you begin / Woodson, Jacqueline,
Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters / Beaty, Andrea,
The boy / Hoag, Tami,
The remarkable journey of Coyote Sunrise / Gemeinhart, Dan,
New poets of Native nations /
Wade in the water : poems / Smith, Tracy K,
Visionary women : how Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters changed our world / Barnet, Andrea,
Ruth Bader Ginsburg : a life / De Hart, Jane Sherron.
Hitler’s pawn : the boy assassin and the Holocaust / Koch, Stephen,
Shell game / Paretsky, Sara,
Macbeth / Nesb², Jo,
Virgil wander / Enger, Leif,
An elderly lady is up to no good / Tursten, Helene,
Heads you win / Archer, Jeffrey,
The New Iberia blues / Burke, James Lee,
I am Neil Armstrong / Meltzer, Brad,
A hundred billion trillion stars / Fishman, Seth,
George’s secret key to the universe / Hawking, Lucy.
The planets in our solar system / Branley, Franklyn Mansfield,
Tom Clancy oath of office / Cameron, Marc.
Long road to Mercy / Baldacci, David,
Dog Man and Cat Kid / Pilkey, Dav,
A tale of two kitties / Pilkey, Dav,
Dog Man unleashed / Pilkey, Dav,
Maine’s Remarkable Women : Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History. Kennedy, Kate.
The five people you meet in heaven / Albom, Mitch,
The fallen / Baldacci, David,
Amulet: The cloud searchers / Book 3 Kibuishi, Kazu,
Amulet: The Stonekeeper’s Curse / Book 2 Kibuishi, Kazu,
Amulet: The stonekeeper / Book 1 Kibuishi, Kazu,
Charlie the ranch dog / Drummond, Ree.
College Match. Antonoff, Steven R., Ph.D.
Silence : a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives / Brox, Jane,
The unteachables / Korman, Gordon,


A few new titles to start us in the new year, January 8, 2019:

Cornelia “”Fly Rod”” Crosby, champion of Maine / Matthews, Pam,
Sing, nightingale, sing! / Guibert, Fran©oise de.
The dollar kids / Jacobson, Jennifer,
Fearless and fantastic! : female superheroes save the world / Maggs, Sam,


Knitting pearls : writers writing about knitting /
In a house of lies / Rankin, Ian,
The pearl thief / Wein, Elizabeth,
Construction site on Christmas night / Rinker, Sherri Duskey,


New Items in the Collection, December 11, 2018:

The lost men : the harrowing saga of Shackleton’s Ross Sea party / Tyler-Lewis, Kelly.
No saints in Kansas / Brashear, Amy,
Future home of the living god : a novel / Erdrich, Louise,
Diary of a wimpy kid : the meltdown / Kinney, Jeff,
Merci Suâarez changes gears / Medina, Meg,


Ivy + Bean make the rules / Barrows, Annie,
I survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888 / Tarshis, Lauren,
I survived the Japanese tsunami, 2011 / Tarshis, Lauren,
I survived the attack of the grizzlies, 1967 / Tarshis, Lauren,
I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 / Tarshis, Lauren,
I survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 / Tarshis, Lauren.
Tumtum & Nutmeg : the Rose Cottage tales / Bearn, Emily.
Tumtum & Nutmeg : adventures beyond Nutmouse Hall / Bearn, Emily.
Wemberly worried / Henkes, Kevin.
My day is ruined! : a story for teaching flexible thinking / Smith, Bryan
The good pilot Peter Woodhouse / McCall Smith, Alexander,
Cave of bones / Hillerman, Anne,
Bone Music. Rice, Christopher.
Pink is for boys / Pearlman, Robb,
The Verdun affair : a novel / Dybek, Nick,
He : a novel / Connolly, John,
La Belle Sauvage / Pullman, Philip,
We are grateful : otsaliheliga / Sorell, Traci,
Leadership in turbulent times / Goodwin, Doris Kearns,
The rain watcher / Rosnay, Tatiana de,
Are you there God? It’s me, Margaret. / Blume, Judy,
Look alive twenty-five / Evanovich, Janet,
Who will I be? / Huntsman, Abby,
Alaskan holiday : a novel / Macomber, Debbie,
Before we were yours : a novel / Wingate, Lisa,
Becoming / Obama, Michelle,
Sea of greed : a novel from the NUMA files / Cussler, Clive,
Hazards of time travel / Oates, Joyce Carol,
Robert B. Parker’s Blood feud / Lupica, Mike,
Kingdom of the blind / Penny, Louise,





Mt. Vernon just became an official AARP Age-Friendly Town, and AARP sent us some good resources which we’ve just added to the collection, as of October 22, 2018:

Planning for long-term care for dummies / Levine, Carol,
Checklist for family survivors : a guide to practical and legal matters when someone you love dies / Hurme, Sally Balch,
Downsizing the family home : what to save, what to let go / Jameson, Marni,
The single woman’s guide to retirement / Cullinane, Jan,
Taking care of aging family members : a practical guide / Lustbader, Wendy.
New aging : live smarter now to live better forever / Hollwich, Matthias,
The sandwich generation’s guide to eldercare / Wickert, Kimberly McCrone
Social security for dummies / Peterson, Jonathan
This chair rocks : a manifesto against ageism / Applewhite, Ashton,
Learning to speak Alzheimer’s : a groundbreaking approach for everyone dealing with the disease / Coste, Joanne Koenig,
The other talk: a guide to talking with your adult children about the rest of your life / Prosch, Timothy
Medicare for dummies / Barry, Patricia