Oct. 22 - Limited parking at Standley Lake Library today due to parking lot repairs.
New Arrivals - Kids Comics/Graphic Novels
Penny the mouse tries to help her brother Benny find his favorite hat, but Benny warns her that he is in a bad mood.
"Relive Theseus's fantastic adventure as he comes face-to-face with the terrible Minotaur! Son of both a god and a man, Theseus was destined for greatness. How did he become both the king of Athens and the creator of democracy? And why did he abandon Ariadne after she risked her life to save him?"--From publisher description.
Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture and later, something doesn't seem right between their parents, they realize they must figure out how to get along. They are sisters, after all. Raina uses her signature humor and charm in both present-day narrative and perfectly placed flashbacks to tell the story of her relationship with her sister, which unfolds during the course of a road trip from their home in San Francisco to a family reunion in Colorado.
After a long, cold winter, the foxes and badgers decide to put on a carnival to chase away their grumpiness.
Training at Master Kerozen's dojo takes a twist when new student Chou-Chen arrives and distracts some of the students from their practice, which now includes working with animals.
The students of Master Kerozen's dojo are excited about their trip to the International Martial Arts Championship, but upon arrival two of the best fighters in the school's history, Kato Hiro and Jude Jitsu, disappear.
Rufus, Penny and their squirrel friend, Sidney, are eager to recapture the magic totem they lost to the ravens in the previous book. But how? With Rufus no longer in possession of his powers, the trio seems destined to fail. Their luck turns, however, when they learn the local legend of Thunderbird. It seems the mighty bird had created the magic totem decades earlier to be used to ward off developers who wanted to destroy the precious Pacific Northwest forest. Developers who were much like the ones cutting down their trees today! Empowered with a newfound purpose to protect the woods, they finally know just what they have to do to save the day -- and the trees!