New Arrivals - Literature
An insightful drama about one woman's drive and its emotional toll on her and her family. Grandma Kurnitz has endured many crises, ranging from a harsh childhood in Germany to being a young widow with six children in a foreign country. From her life she learned to be strong, hard, and cold, and this is the lesson she tries to instill in her four remaining children. While her two teenage grandsons are in her care, the three learn the importance of being loved and loving, and the difference between living and surviving. The themes of family ties and the search for love should strike a responsive chord with many young adults
"This hilarious yet practical manual written by two comedians tackles the fundamentals of good conversation, offering solid advice and sound social wisdom alongside faux-serious diagrams and inventories of real and humorously implausible scenarios"-- Provided by publisher.
The mother/daughter duo are back with their fourth collection humorous observations.
A retelling of The return of the Jedi in iambic pentameter, the style of Shakespeare. Now Luke Skywalker and his rebel band must seek fresh allies in their quest to thwart construction of a new Imperial Death Star...Frozen heroes, furry creatures, and family secrets revealed! And a light saber duel to decide the fate of the Empire.