All Staff Picks

Rich Dad, Poor Dad
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A great starting point for anyone hoping to improve their financial knowledge.
Penguin
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When Ben gets a penguin for his birthday he is super excited… until Penguin won’t do anything Ben wants him to do! A great story for those who love quirky, surprise endings!
Lawn Boy
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This book had me laughing out loud! This quick read (88 pages) is a hilarious and awesome introduction to making money and financial planning for kids! Gary Paulsen never fails to disappoint!
Quick Baby Knits
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Some of the cutest (and contemporary) baby sweater patterns that I have seen.
On a Starry Night
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Beautiful lullabies to soothe both children and adults.
Last-minute Knitted Gifts
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A must-have for contemporary knitters! Beautiful photos, amazing yarns and projects…and gift ideas for everyone!
Plains: Solo Piano
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If you are a George Winston fan (or a fan of solo piano) this album is a must-have!
Noisy Nora
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Attention always seems scarce when you’re the middle child. Another great childhood classic in rhyme.
Dr. Joshi's Holistic Detox
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In need of a good detox? This one’s not too bad, especially since it doesn’t cut out meat completely: turkey, chicken and fish are allowed!
Piece By Piece
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Katie Melua’s haunting, melancholy voice is mesmerizing.
Nicky's Jazz for Kids
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Fun, catchy jazz tunes for kids… I can’t stop singing the Doodlin’ Song!
Jazz Masters 9: Astrud Gilberto
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Nobody comes close to Astrud’s “Girl From Ipanema”. Check out the rest of the beautiful melodies on this fabulous compilation.
The Great Big Butter Cookbook
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The title pretty much says it all. Everything's better with butter, so why not try out some of these deliciously buttery recipes.
My Lucky Day
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A hilarious read-aloud!
Hungry Hen
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Take a very large hungry hen and add a very hungry fox and what do you get? A hilarious surprise ending!
The Odyssey
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Enjoy Homer's epic saga about Odysseus and his journey home from the Battle of Troy. Along the way, he'll encounter a Cyclops, Sirens, whirlpools, Hydras, and the witch-goddess Circe. He endures captivity, escapes by the skin of his teeth multiple times from dangerous situations, and battles the will of Poseidon, the sea-god. All the while, his wife Penelope and son Telemachus must fight off the dozens of suitors who fight for Penelope's hand.
Lost and Found
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What do you do when a penguin shows up at your door? Take him to the “lost and found”? Find out in this sweet tale of friendship.
How to Get Your Child to Love Reading
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According to Esme, reading is more than a skill…it’s an ADVENTURE! If you’re looking for activities, ideas, or inspiration through the world of books, check out this great resource for parents and teachers.

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