Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween: Book Spine Poetry

Halloween Is. . . 
The Monster
Pumpkin Pumpkin
Applesauce Season
Jibberwillies at Night

By Gail Gibbons; JF G
With bright illustrations and simple text, Ms. Gibbons describes the Halloween holiday for young readers.

By Michael W. Hudson; 332.72 H886m
The monsters featured in this scary story are the predatory lenders on Wall Street, and the author presents how the lenders duped people and contributed to the financial crisis.

By Jeanne Titherington; JF T
What happens when a boy plants a pumpkin seed? It grows into a pumpkin, of course. Follow Jamie’s story as he plants a pumpkin seed, watches the pumpkin grow, and harvests fresh seeds out of the mature pumpkin.

By Eden Ross Lipson; illus. by Mordecai Gerstein; JF L
A family spends time together making applesauce in this story. If you want to make some applesauce with your children, there is a recipe for applesauce at the end of the story.

By Rachel Vail; illus. by Yumi Heo

Jibberwillies are the pesky creatures that come out at night and prevent little children from going to sleep. Find out how one girl gets rid of her jibberwillies. 

If you haven't already seen the festive Halloween posts that we've done on our Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pages, be sure to head over there to see the spooky and not so spooky Halloween titles that you can check out from the library. Stay tuned to all of these sites (and our blog!) too because we will continue our holiday posts for the Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa holidays. The library staff wishes you a fun and safe Halloween. 

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