Elma Timberland Library
Summer 2017

Books that Kären talked about included...

Belly laugh knock-knock jokes for kids : 350 hilarious knock-knock jokes
"Developed to meet the needs of the millions of children eternally hungry for joke books, this collection is complete with 350 hilarious knock-knock jokes for kids. Perfect for long car rides and rainy days, this book is sure to bring laughter and fun into your home"--|cProvided by publisher.

Blabey, Aaron     
The bad guys
The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide that the way to do it is free the 200 dogs in the city dog pound--but their plan soon goes awry.

Blabey, Aaron     
The Bad Guys in Mission unpluckable
Still yearning to be seen as heroes, Wolf, Shark, Snake, and Piranha set out to rescue ten thousand chickens from a high-tech cage farm--but one unexpected problem is Mr. Snake himself, also known as "The Chicken Swallower."

Eggers, Dave     
This bridge will not be gray
"The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world's only bright-orange bridge. But it wasn't supposed to be that way. In this book, fellow bridge-lovers Dave Eggers and Tucker Nichols tell the story of how it happened - how a bridge that some people wanted to be red and white, and some people wanted to be yellow and black, and most people wanted simply to be gray, instead became, thanks to the vision and stick-to-itiveness of a few peculiar architects, one of the most memorable man-made objects ever created."--provided by Amazon.com.

Gifford, Clive     
50 things you should know about inventions
Shares the stories behind some of the world's most important inventions, including bicycles, dynamite, and television.

Graff, Keir     
The matchstick castle

King, A S     
Me and Marvin Gardens
Obe Devlin spends a lot of his time cleaning up the creek that runs through what little is left of his family's once extensive farmland, and worrying about what the developers are doing nearby, and the pollution it is causing--but one day he finds a strange creature by his creek that eats plastic, and soon the animal he calls Marvin Gardens becomes his personal secret, which he believes needs to be protected from pretty much everybody.

LaReau, Kara     
The unintentional adventures of the Bland sisters : the Jolly Regina
Meet Jaundice and Kale Bland--two sisters from Dullsville who avoid excitement at all costs. They eat tasteless oatmean, rarely venture into bright sunlight, and read only Dr. Snoote's Illustrated Children's Dictionary. One day, a quick knock on the door leads to the Bland sisters' kidnapping by an all-female band of pirates--but this is only the beginning of their escapades.

Pennypacker, Sara     
"After being forced to give up his pet fox Pax, a young boy named Peter decides to leave home and get his best friend back"--|cProvided by publisher.

Pilkey, Dav     
Dog Man
Dog Man, a crimefighter with the head of a police dog and the body of a policeman, faces off against his archnemesis Petey the Cat.

Pilkey, Dav     
Dog Man unleashed
Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. If only the Chief would throw him a bone every once and a while ... Dog Man needs to dry up the drool, dust away the dander, and roll out of the refuse if he's going to impress the Chief, and he needs to do it fast! Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Can the canine crime biter unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purrfect crime?

  June 2017