Tumwater Timberland Library
Summer 2017

Books that Mari and Leanne talked about included...

A zeal of zebras : an alphabet of collective nouns
Each letter of the alphabet is illustrated by a different group of animals, each with its' own descriptive name.

Barnett, Mac     
Guess again!
A short, rhyming poem on each page leads readers to guess at the subject of each poem, but the obvious answer is not always the correct one.

Bauer, Joan     
Moving to Hillcrest, Ohio, when his adoptive father accepts a temporary job, twelve-year-old Jeremiah, a heart transplant recipient, has sixty days to find a baseball team to coach.

Collins, Ross     
There's a bear on my chair
With just one chair, Mouse is unhappy to find it constantly occupied by a bear.

Contraire, Bastien     
Undercover : one of these things is almost like the others

Cronin, B B     
The lost house : a seek and find book
"A brother and sister want to go to the playground with their grandfather, but they can't leave until they find everything they need to take with them, in his colorful house. Help Grandad find all of his belongings in this search and find!"--|cProvided by publisher.

Dyckman, Ame     
Wolfie the bunny
When her parents find a baby wolf on their doorstep and decide to raise him as their own, Dot is certain he will eat them all up until a surprising encounter with a bear brings them closer together.

Escoffier, Michaël     
Where's the baboon?

Eszterhas, Suzi     
Koala hospital
Take a tour of a hospital dedicated to caring for sick and injured koalas.

Eszterhas, Suzi     
Sea otter rescue
Offers an illustrated look at the Alaska SeaLife Center's Wildlife Rescue Team and their efforts to treat young, orphaned sea otters.

Garlick, Nicholas     
Storm horse
His mother left three years ago, so when twelve-year-old Flip's thieving father dies he goes to live with his stern and hostile uncle on the remote Dutch island of Mossum; there he works on the farm, dreams of his mother coming to get him, deals with the local bullies, and his only "friend' is a strange, mute girl whom he thinks of as the ghost girl--until he rescues a horse from the stormy sea and discovers a new purpose in caring for his charge.

Gould, Francesca     
Why fish fart : gross but true things you'll wish you didn't know
Describes a variety of gross trivia facts about food, jobs, history, animals, and the human body.

Haddix, Margaret Peterson     
Under their skin
Twelve-year-old twins Nick and Eryn investigate why their mother and new stepfather are keeping secrets, why they are forbidden to meet their stepsiblings, and, most important, why their lives are in danger.

Halls, Kelly Milner     
Blazing courage
When fourteen-year-old Annie buys a horse at an auction of mustangs she is thrilled to finally have a horse of her own at Colorado's Top Tier Stable, where she volunteers in exchange for riding lessons--but then someone sets the barn on fire, and Annie struggles to save the horses boarded there, and find out who is responsible.

Kelly, Jacqueline     
Skunked! : Calpurnia Tate, girl vet
"When Travis discovers an abandoned baby skunk, he can't help but bring it home and take care of it. Stinky, as Travis names him, settles in pretty well. But when Travis discovers Stinky's litter-mate, Winky, who is in need of some help, things get complicated around the Tate house"--|cProvided by publisher.

Man, Charlene     
Hide and seek : all around-the-world animal search

McAnulty, Stacy     
Excellent Ed
Everyone in the Ellis family is excellent, except Ed the dog, who is determined to find something at which he, too, can excel.

Milton, Stephanie     
Minecraft : the Survivors' book of secrets
This official Minecraft book contains collective knowledge of the Survivors - an underground group of Minecraft experts who've been around since the early days of alpha. Written by the Chief - the leader of the group - it contains their most cunning plans and their most ingenious inventions. On the home front, you'll learn what kind of base best suits your needs, what to stock in your arsenal and how to protect your base with imaginative defensive features. Out in the field you'll learn how to stalk your enemies, how to master the art of practical munitions and how to crush any opponent in hand-to-hand combat.

Ponti, James     

West, Tracey     
How to draw Pokémon
Offers step-by-step secret tips on drawing, so grab your pencil. Pick up some paper. And get ready to draw the coolest, most action-packed Pokemon art ever. Catch step-by-step secret tips on drawing your favorite Pokemon, like Pikachu, Togepi, Chikorita, Meowth, Pichu, Houndour, Lugia, Cyndaquil, and more! Plus, draw bonus poses of Pokemon in action, and create your own battle scenes! You'll be a Pokémon-drawing-Master in no time!

Willems, Mo     
The story of Diva and Flea
In the bustling city of Paris, a small yet brave dog, Diva, and an adventurous cat named Flea become two unlikely friends.

  Summer 2017