Thursday, December 7, 2017
New for Children
Little Pig Saves the Ship
by David Hyde Costello
When his older siblings depart for sailing camp, Little Pig remains behind with his grandfather, who helps him build and sail a toy ship that is carried away by a gusty wind, challenging Little Pig to use new knot-tying skills to save the day. By the author of “Little Pig Joins the Band."
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures
by Julia Finley Mosca
If you’ve ever felt different, if you’ve ever been low, if you don’t quite fit in, there’s a name you should know—Dr. Temple Grandin, one of the world’s quirkiest science heroes. When young Temple was diagnosed with autism, no one expected her to talk, let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Yet, she did just that. Her unique mind allowed her to connect with animals in a special way, helping her invent groundbreaking improvements for farms. This is the first book in a new series about the inspirational lives of amazing scientists.
New for Young Adults
Never Say Die
by Anthony Horowitz
by Traci Chee
Having barely escaped the clutches of the Guard, Sefia and Archer are on the run, slipping into the safety of the forest to tend to their wounds and plan their next move. Haunted by painful memories, Archer struggles to overcome the trauma of his past with the Impressors, whose cruelty plagues him whenever he closes his eyes. But when Sefia and Archer happen upon a crew of Impressors in the wilderness, Archer finally finds a way to combat his nightmares.
New for Adults
Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales
by P.D. James
Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone
by Juli Berwald
Juli Berwald, a former ocean biologist, describes how she rediscovered her passion for marine science while investigating the enigmatic jellyfish and what the species’ unique physiologies can teach about engineering and environmental stability.