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The Beckoning Cat: Based on a Japanese Folktale by Koko Nishizuka
The Day-Glo Brothers by Chris Barton
The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson
Light from Heaven by Christmas Carol Kauffman
Orchards by Holly Thompson
Watch Out! Big Bro's Coming! by Jez Alborough
Walter the Baker by Eric Carle
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About meWell now that I have been using LibraryThing for a while, let me profile myself. Just this month I became Grandma for the second time. The picture here is of #1 G-son, Quin. Now there is a #2 baby boy, Madden. I have plenty of time get involved with these boys. I work in two libraries but with the economy I don't work as much as I once did. My house is full of books. With a 21st century MLIS degree you would think I would be satisfied to access the newest books through work. No I had to get voted on to the board of the Friends of the Library. My primary mission it seems to me is to rescue books from the trash. One of the tasks as a Friend is to sort through the books but I have a hard time sorting through the donations picking out the best stuff for our used bookstore and sending other stuff away. For to me it's, "Oh my this poor darling book, why did you get trashed? Does't anybody want you? I'll care for you?" The other Friends tell me Well, Martha we don't want to sell anything older than 5 years for nobody will buy it. "I'll buy it! I'll buy it! And so there goes my hard earned cash and here come more books for my house. How many books cases do I have in my house? Not enough. Anyway I love library thing. You know the books that are old but falling apart, perhaps I will throw them away. I can but up a little memorial here in LT to their memory. I always fear someone will throw out the last copy of a book and there will be no memory of it.
About my libraryWhat fun it is to work in libraries. I love it. What fun it is to say hello to all the little babies. What fun is to help the little kids and the older ones.
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