New Books

May 2013 acquisitions

posted May 2, 2013, 11:51 AM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated May 30, 2013, 2:05 PM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
  • The 13-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths (FIC GRI)
  • Big Nate: Game On! by Lincoln Peirce (741.5 PEI [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale by Carmen Agra Deedy & Randall Wright (PB DEE)
  • Cupcake Diaries #2: Mia in the Mix by Coco Simon (PB SIM)
  • Cupcake Diaries #3: Emma on Thin Icing by Coco Simon (PB SIM)
  • Cupcake Diaries #4: Alexis and the Perfect Recipe by Coco Simon (PB SIM)
  • Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse by Tamera Will Wissinger (FIC WIS)
  • Hide and Seek by Kate Messner (FIC MES)
  • Lunch Lady #9: Lunch Lady and the Video Game Villains by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (FIC KRO [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • Magic Kitten #3: Star Dreams by Sue Bentley (PB BEN)
  • Sprinkles and Secrets by Lisa Schroeder (PB SCH)
  • Third Grade Angels by Jerry Spinelli (PB SPI)
  • Timmy Failure #1: Mistakes Were Made by Stephan Pastis (FIC PAS)
  • Write This Book: A Do-It-Yourself Mystery by Pseudonymous Bosch (FIC BOS)
PICTURE BOOKS:
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins (595.76 JEN)
  • Big Questions from Little People and Simple Answers from Great Minds compiled by Gemma Elwin Harris (031.02 BIG) 
  • Can You Survive in the Special Forces? An Interactive Survival Adventure by Matt Doeden (356.16 DOE)
  • Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People by Susan Goldman Rubin (759.972 RUB)
  • Bullying with Words: Teasing, Name-Calling, and Rumors by Addy Ferguson (302.34 FER)
  • Conquering Mount Everest by Robert Shee (796.522 SHE)
  • Dolphin and Whale Pods by Richard and Louise Spilsbury (599.53 SPI)
  • Frog Song by Brenda Z. Guiberson (597.89 GUI)
  • Ishi's Journey from the Center to the Edge of the World by James Freeman (813.54 FRE)
  • Karate by Alix Wood (796.815 WOO)
  • A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke (599.313 COO)
  • Motorbikes by Rob Colson (629.227 COL)
  • Spies Revealed by Meredith Costain (327.12 COS)
  • A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant (759.13 BRY)
  • Tae Kwon Do by Alix Wood (796.815 WOO)
  • Tanks and Military Vehicles by Rob Colson (623.74 COL)
  • Treasure Hunters by David Stephens (622.19 STE)
  • What You Can Do to Stop Bullying by Addy Ferguson (302.34 FER)

April 2013 acquisitions

posted Apr 22, 2013, 10:29 AM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated May 8, 2013, 9:42 AM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
  • 101 Ways to Bug Your Friends and Enemies by Lee Wardlaw (PB WAR)
  • The Adventures of Beanboy by Lisa Harkrader (PB HAR)
  • Dragonbreath #8: Nightmare of the Iguana by Ursula Vernon (FIC VER)
  • Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell (PB JON)
  • Extreme Babymouse by Jennifer L. Holm (FIC HOL [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • Geronimo Stilton Mini Mystery #3: The Mouse Hoax by Geronimo Stilton (PB STI [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Herbert Wormhole: A Novel in Cartoons by Peter Nelson (FIC NEL)
  • Iron Hearted Violet by Kelly Barnhill (FIC BAR)
  • The Last Musketeer #3: Double Cross by Stuart Gibbs (FIC GIB)
  • My Life as a Stuntboy by Janet Tashjian (PB TAS)
  • N.E.R.D.S. #3: The Cheerleaders of Doom by Michael Buckley (PB BUC)
  • A Poison Apple Book: The Dead End by Mimi McCoy (PB MCC)
  • A Poison Apple Book: This Totally Bites! by Ruth Ames (PB AME)
  • Prince of Dorkness: More Notes from a Totally Lame Vampire by Tim Collins (FIC COL)
  • School of Fear #3: The Final Exam by Gitty Daneshvari (PB DAN)
  • Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz (FIC SCH)
  • Stick Dog: A Really Good Story with Kind of Bad Drawings by Tom Watson (FIC WAT)
  • Summer According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney (PB BIR)

PICTURE BOOKS:
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling by Tom Angleberger (745.5 ANG)
  • Jedediah Smith by Sharlene and Ted Nelson (92 SMI)

March 2013 acquisitions

posted Feb 26, 2013, 2:04 PM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated Mar 20, 2013, 3:16 PM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
  • Addie on the Inside by James Howe (FIC HOW)
  • American Girl: Saige by Jessie Haas (PB HAA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky by Jessie Haas (PB HAA c
  • Bad Kitty: School Daze by Nick Bruel (FIC BRU [shelved on the series rounders])
  • The Beyonders, Book Three: Chasing the Prophecy by Brandon Mull (FIC MUL)
  • Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce (FIC PEI)
  • Big Nate Makes the Grade by Lincoln Peirce (741.5 PEI [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • Bird & Squirrel: On the Run! by James Burks (PB BUR [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • A Boy and a Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton (FIC SHE)
  • The Candy Smash by Jacqueline Davies (FIC DAV)
  • Captain Awesome to the Rescue! by Stan Kirby (FIC KIR)
  • The Critter Club #1: Amy and the Missing Puppy by Callie Barkley (PB BAR)
  • The Critter Club #2: All About Ellie by Callie Barkley (PB BAR)
  • Emily Windsnap and the Land of the Midnight Sun by Liz Kessler (FIC KES)
  • Fangbone #1: Third-Grade Barbarian by Michael Rex (PB REX [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • Franny K. Stein #5: Frantastic Voyage by Jim Benton (PB BEN [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Goblin Secrets by William Alexander (FIC ALE)
  • The Guardians, Book One: Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King by William Joyce (FIC JOY)
  • Hereville #2: How Mirka Met a Meteorite by Barry Deutsch (FIC DEU [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • The Last Apprentice #2: Curse of the Bane by Joseph Delaney (PB DEL)
  • Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead (FIC STE)
  • Maybelle in the Soup by Katie Speck (FIC SPE)
  • The Menagerie by Tui T. Sutherland and Kari Sutherland (FIC SUT)
  • The Misadventures of Edgar & Allan Poe, Book One: the Tell-Tale Start by Gordon McAlpine (FIC MCA)
  • My Dad's a Birdman by David Almond (FIC ALM)
  • N.E.R.D.S. #4: The Villain Virus by Michael Buckley (FIC BUC)
  • Ninjago #4: Tomb of the Fangpyre by Greg Farshtey (741.5 FAR [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • Princess Academy: Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale (FIC HAL)
  • Sketch Monsters #1: Escape of the Scribbles by Joshua Williamson (741.5 WIL [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff (FIC GRA)
  • Tua and the Elephant by R.P. Harris (FIC HAR)
  • Tumtum & Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall by Emily Bearn (FIC BEA)
  • Twice Upon a Time by James Riley (FIC RIL)
  • The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann (PB MCM)
  • The Vengekeep Prophecies by Brian Farrey (FIC FAR)
  • Winning Team by Dominique Moceanu and Alicia Thompson (PB MOC)
PICTURE BOOKS:
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • 1001 Things to Spot in Fairyland by Gillian Doherty (793.73 DOH)
  • The Alamo by Tom McGowen (976.403 MCG)
  • The Animals of Asia: Asian Dolphins by Willow Clark (599.53 CLA)
  • The Animals of Asia: Bengal Tigers by Willow Clark (599.756 CLA)
  • The Animals of Asia: Pandas by Willow Clark (599.789 CLA)
  • Bat's Big Game by Margaret Read MacDonald (398.2 MAC)
  • The Boy from the Dragon Palace retold by Margaret Read MacDonald (398.2 MAC)
  • Busy Builders by Roxie Munro (595.7156 MUN)
  • The Central Pacific Railroad by Clark J. Evans (385.0973 EVA)
  • Designer Dogs: Cockapoos by Ruth Owen (636.76 OWE)
  • Designer Dogs: Puggles by Ruth Owen (636.76 OWE)
  • Designer Dogs: Schnoodles by Ruth Owen (636.72 OWE)
  • Did a Dinosaur Drink This Water? by Robert E. Wells (551.48 WEL)
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Pie: Math Puzzlers in Classic Poems by J. Patrick Lewis (811.54 LEW)
  • Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin by Robert Byrd (92 FRA)
  • Endangered Desert Animals by Marie Allgor (591.68 ALL)
  • Endangered Forest Animals by Marie Allgor (591.68 ALL)
  • Endangered Rain Forest Animals by Marie Allgor (578.68 ALL)
  • Etched in Clay by Andrea Cheng (738.092 DAV)
  • Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball by John Coy (796.323 COY)
  • The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China by Ed Young (741.6 YOU)
  • How Many Jelly Beans? A Giant Book of Giant Numbers! by Andrea Menotti (REF 513.2 MEN)
  • Island: A Story of the Galapagos by Jason Chin (508.866 CHI)
  • The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit's Amazing Migration by Sandra Markle (598.33 MAR)
  • Manhattan Beach Centennial 1912-2012 by John Post Photography and Manhattan Beach Historical Society (979.4 POS)
  • Nelson Mandela  by Kadir Nelson (92 NEL)
  • Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas by Molly Bang (571.4 BAN)
  • Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur? by Bonnie Worth (567.9 WOR)
  • The Proboscis Monkey by Jody Sullivan Rake (599.86 RAK)
  • A Rock is Lively by Dianna Hutts Aston (552 AST)
  • Snow School by Sandra Markle (599.75 MAR)
  • Stealthy Sharks by Ruth Owen (597.3 OWE)
  • That's Gross! Icky Facts That Will Test Your Gross-Out Factor by Crispin Boyer (031.02 BOY)
  • Those Rebels John & Tom by Barbara Kerley (973.4 KER)
  • The Timechart History of the World (REF 911 TIM)
  • Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives by Gene Barretta (621.3092 BAR)
  • Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea by Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (910.4 DAN)
  • What Body Part is That? by Andy Griffiths (818.602 GRI)
  • Wideouts by Craig Ellenport (796.332 ELL)

February 2013 acquisitions

posted Feb 5, 2013, 1:36 PM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated Feb 26, 2013, 1:41 PM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
  • Finn at Clee Point by Richard Knight (FIC KNI)
  • Guys Read 3: The Sports Pages edited by Jon Scieszka (PB SCI)
  • Lunch Lady and the Picture Day Peril by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (741.5 KRO [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
PICTURE BOOKS:
  • Chu's Day by Neil Gaiman (E GAI)
  • Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin (E RUB)
  • Ganesha's Sweet Tooth by Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes (E PAT)
  • The Insomniacs by Karina Wolf (E WOL)
  • It's a Tiger! by David LaRochelle (E LAR)
  • Magritte's Marvelous Hat by D.B. Johnson (E JOH)
  • The Monsters' Monster by Patrick McDonnell (E MCD)
  • Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree by Robert Barry (E BAR)
  • Stick Man's Really Bad Day by Steve Mockus (818 MOC [shelved in the joke and comic book section])
  • The Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz (E SCH)
  • The Tooth Mouse by Susan Hood (E HOO)
  • Under GROUND by Denise Fleming (E FLE)
  • Vampirina Ballerina by Anne Marie Pace (E PAC)
NON-FICTION BOOKS:

January 2013 acquisitions

posted Jan 2, 2013, 8:52 AM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated Mar 12, 2013, 2:25 PM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
  • All the Wrong Questions #1: Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket (FIC SNI)
  • Amelia Bedelia #1: Amelia Bedelia Means Business by Herman Parish (FIC PAR)
  • Amelia Bedelia #2: Amelia Bedelia Unleashed by Herman Parish (FIC PAR)
  • The Aviary by Kathleen O'Dell (PB ODE)
  • Bigfoot Boy #1: Into the Woods by J. Torres (FIC TOR [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Brixton Brothers #4: Danger Goes Berserk by Mac Barnett (FIC BAR)
  • Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers by Dav Pilkey (FIC PIL [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Creepella von Cacklefur #4: Return of the Vampire by Geronimo Stilton (PB STI [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Dr. Roach's Monstrous Stories #1: Night of the Zombie Goldfish by Paul Harrison (PB HAR)
  • Dr. Roach's Monstrous Stories #2: Attack of the Giant Hamster by Paul Harrison (PB HAR)
  • Geronimo Stilton Mini Mystery #1: The Super Scam by Geronimo Stilton (PB STI [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Geronimo Stilton Mini Mystery #2: The Lake Monster by Geronimo Stilton (PB STI [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Geronimo Stilton Mini Mystery #3: The Mouse Hoax by Geronimo Stilton (PB STI [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Ivy + Bean #9: Ivy + Bean Make the Rules by Annie Barrows (FIC BAR [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer by Megan McDonald (PB MCD [shelved on the series rounders])
  • The Land of Stories #1: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer (FIC COL)
  • My Weirder School #6: Mayor Hubble is in Trouble! by Dan Gutman (PB GUT [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Nancy Clancy #1: Super Sleuth by Jane O'Connor (FIC OCO)
  • Nancy Clancy #2: Secret Admirer by Jane O'Connor (FIC OCO)
  • Notes From a Totally Lame Vampire by Tim Collins (FIC COL)
  • Penguin and Pinecone by Salina Yoon (E YOO)
  • Return to the Willows by Jacqueline Kelly (FIC KEL)                                                  
  • Scribbles and Ink by Ethan Long (E LON)
  • The Secret of the Stone Frog by David Nytra (FIC NYT [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves]) 
  • Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin (FIC LIN)
  • Thea Stilton and the Mystery on the Orient Express by Geronimo Stilton (PB STI [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Thea Stilton and the Prince's Emerald by Geronimo Stilton (PB STI [shelved on the series rounders])
PICTURE BOOKS:
  • Abe Lincoln's Dream by Lane Smith (E SMI)
  • Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. Stead (E STE)
  • Boot & Shoe by Marla Frazee (E FRA)
  • The Dunderheads Behind Bars by Paul Fleischman (E FLE)
  • Good News, Bad News by Jeff Mack (E MAC)
  • A Home for Bird by Philip C. Stead (E STE)
  • Look ... Look Again! by John O'Brien (E OBR [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves]) 
  • Memoirs of a Goldfish by Devin Scillian (E SCI)
  • My First Day by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page (E JEN)
  • The Perfect Present by Fiona Robertson (E ROB)
  • Petunia Goes Wild by Paul Schmid (E SCH)
  • Pigs Make Me Sneeze! by Mo Willems (RL 1 WIL)
  • Rocket Writes a Story by Tad Hills (E HIL)
  • Stephen and the Beetle by Jorge Lujan (E LUJ)
  • This Moose Belongs to Me by Oliver Jeffers (E JEF)
  • What to Do if an Elephant Stands on Your Foot by Michelle Robinson (E ROB)
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • Abrams Tanks by Denny Von Finn (623.74 VON)
  • Apache Helicopters by Denny Von Finn (623.74 VON)
  • Barbie All Dolled Up: Celebrating 50 Years of Barbie by Jennie D'Amato (688.7 DAM)
  • Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child by Jessie Hartland (92 CHI)
  • Castle: How it Works by David Macaulay (728.8 MAC)
  • The Donkey and the Load of Salt (398.2 DON)
  • F/A-18E/F Super Hornets by Denny Von Finn (623.74 VON)
  • How Cooking Works by DK Publishing (641.5 HOW)
  • The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau by Michelle Markel (759.4 MAR)
  • The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families by Susan L. Roth & Cindy Trumbore (577.69 ROT)
  • My Travels with Clara by Mary Tavener Holmes (599.66 HOL)
  • Noah Webster & His Words by Jeri Chase Ferris (92 WEB)
  • Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make by Amie Petronis Plumpley and Andria Lisle (646.2 PLU).
  • Superbikes by Paul Harrison (629.227 HAR)
  • Supercars by Paul Harrison (629.228 HAR)
  • Unusual Creatures: A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth's Animals by Michael Hearst (590 HEA)
  • What's So Special About Planet Earth? by Robert E. Wells (525 WEL)
  • Who Was Walt Disnery? by Whitney Stewart (92 DIS)
  • The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Junior Edition by David Borgenicht and Justin Heimberg (613.6 BOR)
  • The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Junior Edition by David Borgenicht and Robin Epstein (646.7 BOR)
  • The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Weird Junior Edition by David Borgenicht and Justin Heimberg (001.9 BOR)

December 2012 acquisitions

posted Dec 11, 2012, 3:28 PM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated Feb 5, 2013, 12:46 PM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
  • Adventures in Cartooning: Christmas Special by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost (741.5 STU [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand (FIC LEG)
  • The High-Skies Adventures of Blue Jay the Pirate by Scott Nash (FIC NAS)*
  • The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer (FIC COL)**
  • My Weirder School #5: Ms. Beard is Weird! by Dan Gutman (PB GUT [shelved on the series rounders])
  • NERDS #4: The Villain Virus by Michael Buckley (FIC BUC)**
  • Rainbow Magic Special Edition: Stella the Star Fairy by Daisy Meadows (PB MEA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • A Season of Gifts by Richard Peck (FIC PEC)
  • Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz (FIC SCH)*
  • Stink and the Midnight Zombie Walk by Megan McDonald (FIC MCD [shelved on the series rounders])*
  • Tua and the Elephant by R. P. Harris (FIC HAR)*
PICTURE BOOKS:
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Pie: Math Puzzlers in Classic Poems by J. Patrick Lewis (811.54 LEW)*
  • Fantastic Mr. Dahl by Michael Rosen (92 DAH)*
  • Help Your Kids With Science: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide by Tom Jackson, et al (500 JAC)*
  • Holiday Crafting & Baking With Kids: Gifts, Sweets, and Treats for the Whole Family! by Jessica Strand (745.594 STR)
  • Rocks and Minerals by Ronald Louis Bonewitz (552 BON)*
  • That's Gross! Icky Facts That Will Test Your Gross-Out Factor by Crispin Boyer (031.02 BOY)*
  • What Can You Do With an Old Red Shoe? by Anna Alter (745.5 ALT)
* Generously donated by the Robinson PTSA (2012 Book Fair) -- thank you!
** Generously donated by a student (2012 Book Fair) -- super big thank you!

November 2012 acquisitions

posted Nov 7, 2012, 8:16 AM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated Dec 6, 2012, 9:40 AM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
PICTURE BOOKS:
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • Castle: How It Works by David Macaulay (728.8 MAC)
  • The Fantastic Jungles of Henry Rousseau by Michelle Markel (759.4 MAR)
  • Holiday Crafting & Baking With Kids by Jessica Strand (745.594 STR)
  • The Lego Book by Daniel Lipkowitz (688.7 LIP)

October 2012 acquisition

posted Oct 1, 2012, 1:13 PM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated Dec 20, 2012, 2:52 PM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
  • About Average by Andrew Clements (FIC CLE)
  • The Adventures of Sir Balin the Ill-Fated by Gerald Morris (FIC MOR)
  • Amulet, Book 5: Prince of the Elves by Kazu Kibuishi 741.5 KIB)
  • Babymouse #16: Babymouse for President by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (FIC HOL [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Beyonders #1: A World Without Heroes by Brandon Mull (PB MUL)
  • Big Nate Goes for Broke by Lincoln Peirce (FIC PEI)
  • Cul de Sac: This Exit by Richard Thompson (PB THO [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Dragonbreath #7: When Fairies Go Bad by Ursula Vernon (FIC VER)
  • Fablehaven #2: Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull (PB MUL)
  • Fablehaven #3: Grip of the Shadow Plague by Brandon Mull (PB MUL)
  • Fablehaven #4: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary by Brandon Mull (PB MUL)
  • Fablehaven #5: Keys to the Demon Prison by Brandon Mull (PB MUL)
  • Giants Beware! by Jorge Aguirre (FIC AGU [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Guinea Pig Pet Shop Private Eye #1: Hamster and Cheese by Colleen AF Venable (741.5 VEN [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Guinea Pig Pet Shop Private Eye #2: And Then There Were Gnomes by Colleen AF Venable (741.5 VEN [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Guinea Pig Pet Shop Private Eye #4: Fish You Were Here by Colleen AF Venable (741.5 VEN [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • The Heroes of Olympus #3: The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan (FIC RIO)
  • The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy (FIC HEA)
  • Horse Crazy #1: The Silver Horse Switch by Alison Lester (PB LES)
  • Horse Crazy #3: The Sea Rescue by Alison Lester (PB LES)
  • Junie B., First Grader #28: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff) by Barbara Park (FIC PAR [shelved on the series rounders])
  • The Last Musketeer #2: Traitor's Chase by Stuart Gibbs (FIC GIB)
  • Magic Tree House #48: A Perfect Time for Pandas by Mary Pope Osborne (FIC OSB [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Maybelle and the Haunted Cupcake by Katie Speck (FIC SPE)
  • The Misadventures of Benjamin Bartholomew Piff #2: Wishful Thinking by Jason Lethcoe (FIC LET)
  • The Misadventures of Benjamin Bartholomew Piff #3: Wishing Well by Jason Lethcoe (FIC LET)
  • Nursery Rhyme Comics by various artists (FIC NUR [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt (FIC SCH)
  • One White Dolphin by Gill Lewis (FIC LEW)
  • Peanuts: Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown! by Charles M. Schulz (FIC SCH [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Prairie Evers by Ellen Airgood (FIC AIR)
  • School Days According to Humphrey by Betty Birney (PB BIR)
  • Under Wildwood by Colin Meloy (FIC MEL)
PICTURE BOOKS:
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming (629.13 FLE)
  • Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet (791.5 SWE)
  • Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman by Marc Tyler Nobleman (741.5 FIN)
  • The Bravest Woman in America by Marissa Moss (387.1 LEW)
  • Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team by Audrey Vernick (796.35709749 VER)
  • The Camping Trip That Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks by Barb Rosenstock (979.4 ROS)
  • Great Moments in the Summer Olympics by Matt Christopher (796.48 CHR)
  • Guinness World Records 2013 (031.02 GUI)
  • Here Come the Girl Scouts! The Amazing All-true Story of Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure by Shana Corey (369.4630973 LOW)
  • Iceland by Kathleen W. Deady (949.12 DEA)
  • Ireland by Libby Koponen (941.5 KOP)
  • Jim Henson: The Guy Who Played With Puppets by Kathleen Krull (791.5 HEN)
  • LEGO DC Universe Super Heroes: Batman Visual Dictionary by Daniel Lipkowitz (688.7 LIP)
  • Life in the Ocean: The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola (551.46 NIV)
  • Lincoln's Flying Spies: Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloon Corps by Gail Jarrow (973.7 JAR)
  • Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman (973.7 KAL)
  • The Name Game: A Look Behind the Labels by Donna M. Jackson (929.97 JAC)
  • Neo Leo: The Ageless Ideas of Leonardo da Vinci by Gene Barretta (609.2 BAR)
  • Paiute Princess: The Story of Sarah Winnemucca by Deborah Kogan Ray (979.004 RAY)
  • The Quite Contrary Man: A True American Tale by Patricia Rusch Hyatt (974.03 HYA)
  • Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist adapted by Gina Capaldi and Q.L. Pearce (978.004 CAP) 
  • Robinson Elementary 2011-2012 Yearbook (REF 050 ROB)
  • South Korea by Tara Walters (951.95 WAL)
  • Star Wars Origami: 36 Amazing Paper-folding Projects from a Galaxy Far, Far Away ... by Chris Alexander (736 ALE)
  • What Can You Do With an Old Red Shoe? by Anna Alter (745.5 ALT)
  • The World's Strangest Animals: Nature's Weird and Wonderful Creatures by Paula Hammond (590 HAM)

September 2012 acquisitions

posted Sep 13, 2012, 11:13 AM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated Sep 20, 2012, 1:17 PM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
  • The Buddy Files #5: The Case of the Library Monster by Dori Hillestad Butler (PB BUT)
  • Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers by Dav Pilkey (FIC PIL [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Charlotte in London by Joan MacPhail Knight (FIC KNI)
  • Charlotte in New York by Joan MacPhail Knight (FIC KNI)
  • Chomp by Carl Hiaasen (FIC HIA)
  • Earthling! by Mark Fearing (741.5 FEA [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • EllRey Jakes Walks the Plank by Sally Warner (FIC WAR)
  • Foiled by Jane Yolen (741.5 YOL [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • The Lemonade War #3: The Bell Bandit by Jacqueline Davies (FIC DAV)
  • Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth by Jon Chad (741.5 CHA)
  • Ninjago: The Golden Weapons by Tracey West (PB WES [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Ningajo: Rise of the Snakes by Tracey West (PB WES [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Pilot & Huxley: The First Adventure by Dan McGuiness (PB MCG [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Pokemon: Ash Battles His Rivals! by Simcha Whitehill (PB WHI [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Pokemon: Your First Pokemon! by Simcha Whitehill (PB WHI [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Rainbow Magic, the Ocean Fairies #1: Ally the Dolphin Fairy by Daisy Meadows (PB MEA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Rainbow Magic, the Ocean Fairies #2: Amelie the Seal Fairy by Daisy Meadows (PB MEA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Rainbow Magic, the Ocean Fairies #3: Pia the Penguin Fairy by Daisy Meadows (PB MEA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Rainbow Magic, the Ocean Fairies #4: Tess the Sea Turtle Fairy by Daisy Meadows (PB MEA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Rainbow Magic, the Ocean Fairies #5: Stephanie the Star Fish Fairy by Daisy Meadows (PB MEA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Rainbow Magic, the Ocean Fairies #6: Whitney the Whale Fairy by Daisy Meadows (PB MEA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Rainbow Magic, the Ocean Fairies #7: Courtney the Clownfish Fairy by Daisy Meadows (PB MEA [shelved on the series rounders])
  • The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee: An Origami Yoda Book by Tom Angleberger (FIC ANG)
  • The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #2: The Magician by Michael Scott (PB SCO)
  • Star Wars: Darth Maul: Sith Apprentice by Jo Casey and Chatherine Saunders (791.49 CAS [shelved on the series rounders])
  • Star Wars, The Clone Wars: Boba Fett: Jedi Hunter by Clare Hibbert (791.45 HIB [shelved on the series rounders])
  • The Valentine That Ate My Teacher by Dean Marney (PB MAR)
PICTURE BOOKS:
  • Benny and Penny in Lights Out! by Geoffrey Hayes (E HAY [shelved on the joke & comic book shelves])
  • Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl! by Tedd Arnold (RL 1 ARN)
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • The Awesome Official Guide to Club Penguin by Katherine Knoll and Tracey West (794.8 NOL)
  • Celebrate America: A Guide to America's Greatest Symbols (973 KAL)
  • The Daring Nellie Bly: America's Star Reporter by Bonnie Christensen (92 BLY)
  • Good Sports: Able to Play by Glenn Stout (796.3570922 STO)
  • Haunted Histories: Creepy Castles, Dark Dungeons, and Powerful Palaces by J.H. Everett and Marilyn Scott-Waters (133.1 EVE)
  • September 11: Then and Now by Peter Benoit (973.931 BEN)
  • Skateboarding Greats by Lori Polydoros (796.22 POL)

Summer 2012 acquisitions

posted Jun 19, 2012, 2:56 PM by Robinson Elementary Library   [ updated Feb 5, 2013, 12:45 PM ]

CHAPTER BOOKS:
PICTURE BOOKS:
  • Amelia Bedelia's First Field Trip by Herman Parish (E PAR)
  • The Arrival by Shaun Tan (E TAN)
  • Betty Bunny Wants Everything by Michael B. Kaplan (E KAP)
  • Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett (E BAR)
  • Ghosts in the House! by Kazuno Kohara (E KOH)
  • Migrant by Maxine Trottier (E TRO)*
  • Ride, Fly Guy, Ride! by Tedd Arnold (RL 1 ARN)
  • Z is for Moose by Kelly Bingham (E BIN)
NON-FICTION BOOKS:
  • The Adventures of Mark Twain by Huckleberry Finn by Robert Burleigh (818.409 BUR)*
  • America is Under Attack by Don Brown (973.931 BRO)*
  • Angel Island by Lori Mortensen (979.4 MOR)*
  • Calico Dorsey: Mail Dog of the Mining Camps by Susan Lendroth (636.7092 LEN)*
  • The California Gold Rush: Would You Go for the Gold? by Elaine Landau (979.4 LAN)*
  • California History for Kids: Missions, Miners, and Moviemakers in the Golden State by Katy S. Duffield (979.4 DUF)*
  • California Native Peoples by Stephen Feinstein (979.4004 FEI)*
  • Children's Thesaurus by Paul Hellweg (423.1 HEL)
  • The Corn Flake King: W. K. Kellogg and His Amazing Cereal by Edwin Brit Wyckoff (92 KEL)*
  • The Daring Nellie Bly: America's Star Reporter by Bonnie Christensen (92 BLY)*
  • Ellis Island by Lori Mortensen (304.8 MOR)*
  • The Foul, Filthy American Frontier: The Disgusting Details About the Journey Out West by Heather E. Schwartz (978.02 SCH)*
  • A Graphic History of the American West: The Oregon Trail by Gary Jeffrey (978 JEF)*
  • Henry Knox: Bookseller, Solider, Patriot by Anita Silvey (355 SIL)*
  • Jedediah Smith: Mountain Man of the American West by Charles W. Maynard (92 SMI)*
  • John Muir: Naturalist and Explorer by Charles W. Maynard (92 MUI)
  • Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo by John Bankston (92 CAB)*
  • Junipero Jose Serra by Jim Whiting (92 SER)*
  • Let's Find Pokemon: Crystal by Kazunori Aihara (793.73 AIH)
  • Let's Find Pokemon: FireRed LeafGreen by Kazunori Aihara (793.73 AIH)
  • The Library Gingerbread Man by Dotti Enderle (372.4 END)
  • Lisa Loeb's Silly Sing-Along: The Disappointing Pancake and Other Zany Songs by Lisa Loeb (782.42 LOE)
  • Manners Mash-Up: A Goofy Guide to Good Behavior by various authors & illustrators (395.1 MAN)
  • National Geographic Kids: National Parks Guide U.S.A. by Sarah Wassner Flynn (917.3 NAT)*
  • Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters by Barack Obama (973 OBA)*
  • Oklahoma: Facts and Symbols by Karen Bush Gibson (976.6 GIB)*
  • Rhode Island: Facts and Symbols by Kathy Feeney (974.5 FEE)*
  • Scholastic Discover More: Penguins by Penelope Arlon (598.47 ARL)
  • September 11: Then and Now by Peter Benoit (973.931 BEN)*
  • Steve Jobs by Steve Goldsworthy (92 JOB)*
  • Stitch-by-Stitch: A Beginner's Guide to Needlecraft by Jane Bull (646.2 BUL)
  • Tech Titans: One Frontier, Six Bios by Carla Killough McClafferty (338.7 MCC)
  • Tillie the Terrible Swede: How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History by Sue Stauffacher (796 STA)*
  • Who Was Steve Jobs? by Pam Pollack and Mg Belviso (92 JOB)*

* Books purchased with funds generously donated by the Manhattan Beach Historical Society. Thank you, MBHS!

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