October 2009 - Kids Blog

  • Books for Boys and Ghouls

    by mrsweasley@evpl on Friday, October 23 2009, 1:50pm
    With just about a week left until Halloween, most of the Halloween books in our Holiday collections have been snapped up and won't reappear until at least the Day of the Dead (Nov. 1). But here's a monstrous secret: many spooky stories are not...
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  • Animals and ABCs

    by mrsweasley@evpl on Tuesday, October 20 2009, 1:51pm
    Kids love animals, so Creature ABC will fascinate them with its range of familiar and not-so-familiar beasts.Photographs from Andrew Zuckerman's 2007 work Creature are arranged alphabet-book style, with a letter and photograph on facing pages, then...
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  • Cursed

    by HipChick@evpl on Friday, October 16 2009, 11:19am
    The Pire family was perfectly happy living on Nostfer Avenue. But, when the new neighbors move in, things change quickly. The Wolfson's stay up all night, they lock their windows, and they love sunshine! What's a happy vampire family to do? They...
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  • Holiday Harmony Multi-Cultural Event

    by FiddleChick@evpl on Friday, October 9 2009, 12:21pm
    We are currently looking for people to sing or speak the first verse of Silent Night in other languages. In the past we have had the pleasure of hearing this verse in Swahili, Navajo, Dutch, German, Japanese and Gaelic. If you or someone you know would...
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  • Never Race a Runaway Pumpkin

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Thursday, October 8 2009, 2:20pm
    This is #7 in the Roscoe Riley Rules series by Katherine Applegate. It's just the thing for October! First-grader Roscoe is all excited about guessing the weight of the giant pumpkin in the bookstore window to win books for his school library -- and...
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  • Today's the perfect day

    by HipChick@evpl on Thursday, October 8 2009, 1:24pm
    See that awful weather outside? Feel that chilly nip in the air? Today is the perfect day! Let's do nothing ! This story is about two little boys who have spent their day doing everything. Now what? They try to do the near impossible task of ten whole...
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  • Underpants On My Head

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Wednesday, October 7 2009, 7:00pm
    We just got 2 new juvenile fiction books by Jessica Harper. The first in the series is Uh-oh Cleo . The second is Uh-oh, Cleo, Underpants on my Head . They say you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but who ever said anything about its...
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  • The Next Newbery?

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Monday, October 5 2009, 2:30pm
    I've just read a review of When You Reach Me from our EVPL Newsletters. The reviewer fully expects this book to win the next Newbery Award and/or be high on all the best children's books of the year lists. (Click here to read that review.) Rebecca...
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