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Muncy Public Library News ‘n Notes

By Staff | Jan 14, 2009

New on the DVD shelves for kids are Space Chimps, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Kung Fu Panda, and Horton Hears A Who. For adults we have Tropic Thunder, Hancock with Will Smith, Wanted with Angelina Jolie, Dark Knight (Batman), and the musical Mamma Mia. Remember it’s free to check them out.

Donations were made in memory of Robert Reuther from the Tuesday Bridge Club and Jerry and Jane Otterbein. A donation was made in memory of Judith Allshouse by Elsie Emick with the book Dashing Through the Snow by Mary Higgins Clark chosen.

Little girls will love The Great Fairy Race featuring the Disney Fairies and The Disney Princess Essential Guide. Tim McGraw’s My Little Girl and Daddy Hug are the perfect books to share between fathers and daughters.

Other early readers include Helen Keller: The World In Her Heart; How To Build A Snowman; S. Calmenson’s Late For School; Baby Dragon; and Dora Saves The Snow Princess.

From the world of Harry Potter we have J.K. Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle The Bard which feature Rowling’s own take on folk tales. A group of cats band together to save their home in J. Lisle’s Highway Cats.

Kids will enjoy rollicking adventures with Captain Hook and the Lost Boys in Blood Tide and Cave of the Dark Wind. Fantasy lovers will enjoy Merlin’s Dragon by T.A. Barron and the comical How To Twist A Dragon’s Tale. We also have Burning Up: On Tour With the Jonas Brothers and a new bio on Miley Cyrus filled with awesome pictures.

Author Zoe Dean returns with a new teen series about a girl trying to become famous in Hollywood with Talent and Almost Famous being the first two books in the series.

A teen girl who can see ghosts meets others with their own powers in Karen Armstrong’s The Summoning. A girl must try to break a family curse in Nancy Werlin’s Impossible.

Revisit all your favorite Star Wars characters like Luke, Han, Chewie, and Leia in Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor.

Guys will get revved up about a group of car obsessed characters in Will Weaver’s Saturday Night Dirt. Try out a non-fiction book too such as 97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School, Teens’ Guide To College and Career Planning, 18 Amazing Ways To Freak Out Your Friends, and Anger and Anger Management.