Kick off the new year with a great book.
If one of your New Year's resolutions is to relax and enjoy the simpler things in life - like reading - local libraries are able to lend a helping hand, or a few books. Patch caught up with some area librarians to find out what's coming out, what's hot and what's a must read. Here's a few suggestions: From 1939 through the end of the Second World War, the Nazi army seized priceless paintings, sculptures, tapestries and other works of art from museums, palaces, cathedrals, private homes and chapels. Nazis plundered the cultural history of every nation they invaded. The Monuments Men (a few hundred men and women, curators and archivists, artists and art historians from 13 nations) tracked these missing treasures down during the latter years…
Books make great holiday gifts. Give your loved ones these books as stocking stuffers this holiday season.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
When you give a child or a teen a book, you are creating a memory that will last a lifetime. What’s more, reading offers so many options. Are you trying to find a book for an early reader? Choose a picture book or a Great Beginner Read from the list below. Does your grandchild love nonfiction? Take a look at the Great Family Reads section. Has your niece read every book known to man? There are some brand new books on this list that she may not have seen yet. Do you struggle to find just the right book to entice your child to read? These selections are sure kid-pleasers that will meet any interest. The ReadKiddoRead holiday gift list has something for everyone: realistic fiction, science fiction, and nonfiction; animal stories, mythology …