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Author Talk

Published on Monday, February 25, 2013

Ingrid AndersGet to know Ingrid Anders, enjoy readings from her latest novel, Kat Vespucci and the Renegade Province (the second book in the Kat Vespucci series), taste locally-sourced refreshments, and enter a raffle for reading-related prizes. 

'The Warmth of Other Suns'

Published on Thursday, February 14, 2013

Image of the cover of Isabel Wilkerson's prize-winning nonfiction book, The Warmth of Other SunsCalled the Great Migration by historians, the years 1915-1970 witnessed the largest movement of people in the history of the United States, greater than the Gold Rush of the 1850s or the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Fed up with their circumstances in a South that offered little chance at a decent life, black Americans migrated north and west to seek out a better life.


Published on Thursday, February 14, 2013

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Summer According to Humphrey
By Betty G. Birney
When summer arrives, Humphrey, the pet hamster of Longfellow School's Room 26, is surprised and pleased to learn that he will be going to Camp Happy Hollow.
"Summer According to Humphrey" book cover

Children of the Crow Cove

Published on Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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The Crow-Girl
By Bodil Bredsdorff
After the death of her grandmother, a young orphaned girl leaves her house by the cove and begins a journey that leads her to people and experiences that exemplify the wisdom her grandmother had shared with her. 155 pages.
"The Crow-Girl" book cover

Melvin Beederman Superhero

Published on Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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The Curse of the Bologna Sandwich
By Greg Trine
Book One in the Melvin Beederman Superhero series. After graduating from the superhero academy, Melvin Beederman heads for Los Angeles, where he unexpectedly teams up with Candace Brinkwater, school play actress, to nab the evil McNasty Brothers.
"The curse of the Bologna Sandwich" cover

Published on Friday, February 8, 2013

The Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library welcome David Stewart, President and Founder of the Washington Independent Review of Books, as he discusses "How We Learn About the Books We Love and the Authors Who Wrote Them."

The Knights' Tales

Published on Tuesday, February 5, 2013

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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great
By Gerald Morris
Book One of the Knights’ Tales shares stories of Sir Lancelot, the bravest knight in King Arthur's court.
"The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great" book cover

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Photo of Harpo the dogPhoto of Harpo the dog

Harpo is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library regularly.

Here are ten details about Harpo, the loving Labradoodle:

Tia Lola

Published on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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The Lunch Lady

Published on Friday, January 25, 2013

Curl up, get cozy, and read with these fun books from the Lunch Lady. 

Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes
By Jarrett Krosoczka
For having skipped the school field trip, Dee, Hector and Terrence must join the mathletes team. But as they are poised to beat the undefeated champions, secret crime fighter Lunch Lady discovers something strange about the opposing team.
"Lunch Lady and Mutant Mathletes" cover