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Last Updated on Thursday, 21 February 2013 09:07
President's Day, otherwise known as Washington's Birthday, falls on February 18 this year. This special federal holiday is meant to honor George Washington, the first President of the United States. Join us in exploring our nation's presidents and their histories by curling up with a good presidential book. Here are a few titles to help you get started!
George Washington's Birthday: a mostly true tale by Margaret McNamara and Barry Blitt
From award-winning author Margaret McNamara and New Yorker artist Barry Blitt comes this partly true and completely funny story of George Washington's 7th birthday. In this clever approach to history, readers will discover the truths and myths about George Washington. Did George Washington wear a wig? No. Did George Washington cut down a cherry tree? Probably not. Readers young and old who are used to seeing George Washington as an old man, will get a new look at the first president--as a kid. Perfect for classrooms, Presidents' Day, or as a birthday gift.
Last Updated on Friday, 08 February 2013 15:57
Stephen King is a popular American author specializing in suspense, horror, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold millions of copies and have even been adapted into motion pictures. Whether you're an avid fan or not familiar with King's work, we have plenty of his books to offer! Here's our complete book collection of his work from beginning to end, so dive right in and get a thrill.
The story of misfit high-school girl, Carrie White, who gradually discovers that she has telekinetic powers. Repressed by a domineering, ultra-religious mother and tormented by her peers at school, her efforts to fit in lead to a dramatic confrontation during the senior prom.
A nightmare of evil grips a small Maine town when a mysterious stranger appears.
Jack Torrance, his wife Wendy, and their young son Danny move into the Overlook Hotel, where Jack has been hired as the winter caretaker. Cut off from civilization for months, Jack hopes to battle alcoholism and uncontrolled rage while writing a play. Evil forces residing in the Overlook ¿ which has a long and violent history ¿ covet young Danny for his precognitive powers and exploit Jack¿s weaknesses to try to claim the boy.
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