New in November
The book club hotel : a novel
Morgan, Sarah (Romance fiction writer), author
With its historic charm and picture-perfect library, the Maple Sugar Inn is considered the winter destination. As the holidays approach, the inn is fully booked with guests looking for their dream vacation. But widowed far too young, and exhausted from juggling the hotel with being a dedicated single mom, Hattie Coleman dreams only of making it through the festive season. But when Erica, Claudia and Anna--lifelong friends who seem to have it all--check in for a girlfriends' book club holiday, it changes everything. Their close friendship and shared love of books have carried them through life's ups and downs. But Hattie can see they're also packing some major emotional baggage, and nothing prepares her for how deeply her own story is about to become entwined in theirs. In the span of a week over the most enchanting time of the year, can these four women come together to improve each other's lives and make this the start of a whole new chapter?
Fletcher, Tom, 1985- author
"The Christmasaurus is a dinosaur who lives with Santa Claus and his elves at the North Pole. More than anything, he wants to fly with Santa's reindeer on Christmas Eve! But no matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to figure out how to fly. Until one Christmas Eve, when he meets a young boy in a wheelchair who has a wonderful idea. What if all the Christmasaurus needs is someone to believe in him?"--Provided by publisher.
Munsch, Robert N., 1945- author
Stephanie and Sean's class goes on a trip to the museum, where they get to watch baby chickens hatching. That gets them wondering what might be hatching out of the bigger eggs nearby. Then they ask the museum guide to show them the biggest egg in the museum. When they find it, they see that whatever was inside has already hatched, so the kids decide to have a little fun and hatch a scheme to prank the rest of the class.
Construction site : taking flight!
Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author
Six truck friends travel to the airport to build a new terminal, expanding the airport for both planes and travelers.
The girl who survived
Jackson, Lisa, author
All her life, she's been the girl who survived. Orphaned at age seven after a horrific killing spree at her family's Oregon cabin, Kara McIntyre is still searching for some kind of normal. But now, twenty years later, the past has come thundering back. Her brother, Jonas, who was convicted of the murders, has unexpectedly been released from prison. The press is in a frenzy again. And suddenly, Kara is receiving cryptic messages from her big sister, Marlie -- who hasn't been seen or heard from since that deadly Christmas Eve when she hid little Kara in a closet with a haunting, life-saving command: Don't make a sound. As people close to her start to die horrible deaths, Kara, who is slowly and surely unraveling, believes she is the killer's ultimate target. Kara survived once. But will she survive again? How many times can she be the girl who survived?
Killing the witches : the horror of Salem, Massachusetts
O'Reilly, Bill, author
What began as a mysterious affliction of two young girls who suffered violent fits and exhibited strange behaviour soon spread to other young women. Soon three women were arrested under suspicion of being witches, but as the hysteria spread, more than 200 people were accused. This is the horrifying story of a colonial town's madness, offering the historical context of similar episodes of community mania during that time, and exploring the evidence that emerged in the Salem trials, in contemporary accounts, and in subsequent investigations.
La sortie scolaire
Munsch, Robert N., 1945- auteur
La classe de Stéphanie et Sam part en excursion au musée, où les enfants observent des poussins éclore de leurs petits œufs. Ils se demandent alors ce qui peut bien sortir des œufs plus gros qui se trouvent tout près. Ils demandent au guide de leur montrer le plus gros œuf du musée. Lorsqu’ils le trouvent, ils constatent que ce qu’il contenait a déjà éclos. Ils décident alors de s’amuser un peu et de mettre au point un plan pour faire une farce au reste de la classe.
Le biscuit doué
John, Jory, auteur
Malgré tous ses efforts, l’école n’a jamais été facile pour ce biscuit, qui n’a pas le sentiment d’être doué en comparaison avec ses camarades. Puis un jour, son enseignante lui donne un devoir qui va tout changer : le biscuit doit créer quelque chose d’original et l’apporter en classe le lendemain. Un soupçon de créativité et une pincée de confiance en soi suffiront-ils à lui faire comprendre que les notes parfaites et les bonnes réponses ne sont pas les seuls ingrédients de l’intelligence? Le biscuit doué prouve à tous que l’intelligence et le talent ne se reflètent pas uniquement dans les résultats scolaires.
Le plus grand
Sadu, Itah, 1961- auteur
Un jeune hockeyeur noir doit faire face aux préjugés de ses coéquipiers et de leurs parents, qui le considèrent comme une menace parce qu’il est le plus grand de l’équipe. En raison de la couleur de sa peau, ils le trouvent dangereux et supposent que c’est une brute. Le garçon comprend que le fait d’être grand peut être dangereux pour un enfant noir, car cela peut engendrer la haine et la violence. Heureusement, le joueur de hockey arrive à trouver de l’inspiration auprès de sa famille et des légendes du hockey noires pour montrer à son équipe qu’il n’est pas seulement grand, mais aussi grandiose!
The little liar : a novel
Albom, Mitch, 1958-, author
When the Nazis invade his home in Salonika, Greece, eleven-year-old Nico Crispi is discovered by a German officer, who offers him a chance to save his family. All Nico has to do is convince his fellow Jewish residents to board trains heading towards "the north" where they are promised jobs and safety. Mitch Albom interweaves the stories of Nico, his brother Sebastian, and their schoolmate Fanni, and the Nazi officer who radically changed their lives. As the decades pass, their stories reveal the consequences of what they said, did, and endured.
Marvel storybook collection.
This Marvel Storybook Collection consists of beautifully illustrated stories featuring characters from the Marvel Universe including Spider-Man, the Avengers, and the Guardians of the Galaxy. Made up of 18 original stories, this collection will bring readers back to the beginning and captivate them with incredible tales and exciting battles, familiarizing a whole new generation with the Marvel franchise! Ages 5 to 8.
The memory thieves
Clayton, Dhonielle, author
In her second year at Arcanum Training Institute, Ella grapples with fame, unearths a perilous school secret, and faces a mysterious magical illness outbreak, prompting her, alongside Brigit and Jason, to clear her name, while working tirelessly to safeguard the Marvellian realm from impending chaos.
The running grave
Galbraith, Robert, author
Cormoran and Robin must rescue a man ensnared in the trap of a dangerous cult. Private Detective Cormoran Strike is contacted by a worried father whose son, Will, has gone to join a religious cult in the depths of the Norfolk countryside. The Universal Humanitarian Church is, on the surface, a peaceable organization that campaigns for a better world. Yet Strike discovers that beneath the surface there are deeply sinister undertones, and unexplained deaths. In order to try to rescue Will, Strike's business partner, Robin Ellacott, decides to infiltrate the cult, and she travels to Norfolk to live incognito among its members. But in doing so, she is unprepared for the dangers that await her there or for the toll it will take on her..."-- Goodreads.com.
Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter : a math adventure
Neuschwander, Cindy, author
Welcome to Galar!
Shapiro, R. (Rebecca), author
Join Ash and Pikachu on an adventure in Galar, the newest Pokémon region!
Wings of fire : a guide to the dragon world
Sutherland, Tui, 1978-, author
Tells the stories and legends of the ten tribes of the Wings of Fire world.
The woman in me
Spears, Britney, author
The Woman in Me is a brave and astonishingly moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope. In June 2021, the whole world was listening as Britney Spears spoke in open court. The impact of sharing her voice—her truth—was undeniable, and it changed the course of her life and the lives of countless others. The Woman in Me reveals for the first time her incredible journey—and the strength at the core of one of the greatest performers in pop music history. Written with remarkable candor and humor, Spears’s groundbreaking book illuminates the enduring power of music and love—and the importance of a woman telling her own story, on her own terms, at last.