Thursday, September 3, 2015

Back to School Shopping

Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping by Eileen Christelow; JF C
There is bound to be chaos when five little monkeys go school shopping.

Sunday Shopping by Sally Derby and illustrated by Shadra Strickland; JF D
A girl and her grandmother spend Sunday evenings looking through the ads and dreaming about the things they would buy if they had the money.

New Socks by Bob Shea; JF S
Join a spunky chick as it prances around the house with its new socks.

Underwear by Mary Elise Monsell and illustrated by Lynn Munsinger
A zebra and an orangutan like underwear a lot. When they meet Bismark Buffalo and find out that he does not like underwear, they do what they can to change his mind about underclothes.

A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka; JF R
This wordless, Caldecott medal-winning book is about what happens to a dog whose ball gets destroyed.

Toy Boat by Randall de Seve and illustrated by Loren Long

Find out what happens when a toy boat floats away from its owner and goes out to sea. 

Monday, August 31, 2015

You’ve Got a Friend

You’ve Got a Friend
Chu's first day of school
Will I have a friend?
Rosie Sprout's time to shine
Best best friends
Chu’s First Day of School by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Adam Rex; JF G
Chu, the panda from Chu’s Day is back, and he is very nervous about his first day of school.

Will I Have a Friend? By Miriam Cohen and illustrated by Lillian Hoban; JF C
Jim is not sure if he will have a friend at school. His worries are over though when he befriends another child.

Rosie Sprout’s Time to Shine by Allison Wortche and illustrated by Patrice Barton; JF W
Rosie and her classmates have a project to grow something. Rosie is usually outshined by other classmates, but with this project, Rosie outshines them.

Best Best Friends by Margaret Chodos-Irvine; JF C
Clare and Mary are best friends until jealousy and hurt feelings create problems for them. Read the story to find out if they are able to make-up and be friends again.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Lunchbox Surprise

Lunchbox Surprise
Worms for Lunch?
How Did that Get in My Lunchbox?
It's Disgusting--and We Ate It!

Lunch by Denise Fleming; JF F
Mouse’s lunch food consists of colors from all the shades of the rainbow.

Worms for Lunch? By Leonid Gore; JF G
Humans don’t eat worms for lunch of course, but readers will learn what animals eat, including worms and other items not found on school lunch trays, for their lunch.

How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?: The Story of Food By Chris Butterworth and illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti; JF B
This is a behind the scenes look at how the food in a child’s lunch box gets there.

This is a collection of poems that highlight the interesting and unusual things that people eat all over the world.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

What a Day!

What A Day!
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day
The day the crayons quit
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash
Billy's booger
My teacher is a monster!

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst and illustrated by Ray Cruz; JF V
Everything that could go wrong for Alexander seems to happen to him in one day. 

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers; JF D
Duncan wants to color and draw, but he can’t because his crayons have gone on strike. 

The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash by Trinka Hakes Noble; JF N
A field trip gets a little crazy when a boa constrictor gets loose on a farm. 

Billy’s Booger by William Joyce; JF J 
Billy wants to draw and write more than anything. With encouragement from his librarian, Billy writes a story about a booger. 

Bobby thinks his teacher is a monster, at least she acts like one, until he sees her outside of school.  

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Beach Party: Book Spine Poetry

What If? 
Summer Gatherings
To the Beach

Beach Party
What If? By Laura Vaccaro Seeger; JF S
Seeger, a Caldecott-honor artist, imagines what can happen to a ball when it is kicked into the ocean by a boy.

Peaches, corn, and other bounties of the season are just part of the ingredients found in this summer-themed cookbook.

Wave by Suzy Lee; JF L
A girl is very afraid of the beach, but when she gets to the beach she enjoys her time in the waves. This is a wordless picture book.

To the Beach by Thomas Docherty; JF D
A young child takes goggles, an inner tube, a bathing suit, and. . . a camel to the beach. Join him on this imaginative adventure.

Beaches: 100 Ultimate Escapes by Stefano Passaquindici; 910.9146 P286b
As the title suggests, readers can learn about 100 beautiful beaches like the famous Copacabana and the not-so-famous Love Beach.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Book Spine Poetry: The Cure

The Cure
The emporer of all maladies
White coat, black hat
Deadly choices
Seeking the cure
Lotions, potions, pills and magic

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee; 616.994 M953e
Mukerherjee’s book is for those who want an in-depth, back to ancient history look at the history of cancer.

White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine by Carl Elliot; 174.2951 E46w
“Physician Carl Elliott traces for the first time the evolutionary path of the new direction in health care, revealing the dangerous underbelly of the beast that has emerged--a beast that sacrifices old-style doctoring to fit the values of consumer capitalism.” Provided by publisher.

Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All by Paul Offit; 614.47 O32d
Those who are skeptical about vaccinating their children need to read this book that is a cautionary look at what can happen if vaccinations are stopped.

Seeking the Cure: A History of Medicine in America by Ira Rutkow; 610 R977s
People like Cotton Mather, Benjamin Franklin, James Garfield, and Joseph Lister are some of the famous people included in this comprehensive history of medicine in the United States.

Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America by Elaine Breslaw; 362.109 B842l
Like the title Seeking the Cure, this book contains a history of medicine in the United States; this title, however, focuses on medicine during the fledgling years of the new nation.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Now You’re Cooking!

Now You’re Cooking!
101 things I learned in culinary school
Knife skills for chefs
Garde manger
Whole beast butchery

101 Things I Learned in Culinary School by Louis Eguaras; 641.5092 E32o
A chef who has worked in and taught culinary arts for several years imparts a bit of his wisdom with 101 tips for those who want to know more about cooking.

Knife Skills for Chefs by Christopher Day; 641.589 D273k
In this beginner’s guide students can learn about how to keep their knives sharp, how knives are made, and some simple knife cuts and garnish ideas.

Baking by James Peterson; 641.815 P485b
A James Beard award winner teaches home cooks and professionals the fundamentals of baking. Pictures are included.

Garde Manger: The Art and Craft of the Cold Kitchen; 641.79 C967g
This is the Culinary Institute of America’s guide to garde manger, and it covers the history of garde manger along with details about each of the components of the cold kitchen.

Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making by James Peterson; 641.814 P485s
Peterson, winner of a James Bear award, shares techniques for how to make a variety of sauces.

Whole Beast Butchery: The Complete Visual Guide to Beef, Lamb, and Pork by Ryan Farr; 641.66 F239w
Chef Farr, the founder of San Francisco’s 4505 Meats, gives readers step-by-step instructions for butchering beef, lamb, and pork.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Woohoo! Career Fair Today

Woohoo! Joint Sullivan & Spencerian Career Fair is on campus TODAY!
August 19th, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Rooms 237, 238 & 239
Meet employers who are hiring in your field and make contacts that could lead to a new job! Check out a complete list of employers and recruiters who will be in attendance: