All Staff Picks

The Midwife's Apprentice
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This Newbery Award winner is an excellent choice if you love historical fiction.
Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs
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Take your favorite childhood songs and insert funny, outlandish lyrics and crazy, colorful illustrations. A great read-aloud… I mean “sing-aloud”!
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!
The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.
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The first in a trilogy of fantastic historical fiction written in journal style. The life and times of Josephine Bonaparte is fascinating…I couldn’t put the book down.
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon
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Even when faced with a bully, nothing gets in the way of Molly Lou Melon! Who knew that Grandmothers were so wise?!
Piece By Piece
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Katie Melua’s haunting, melancholy voice is mesmerizing.
The Glass Castle
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The amazing yet shocking story of one girl’s childhood. I couldn’t put the book down.
Smart Women Finish Rich
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Being financially secure does not necessarily equate to making more money! Let this NY Times bestselling author help you figure out how to get on the financial track to success! Also by David Bach: "Smart Couples Finish Rich" & "Start Late, Finish Rich: a no-fail plan for achieving financial freedom at any age".
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.
The Gardener
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This Caldecott Honor book tells the story of how one little girl and a package of seeds make a difference to so many during the depression.
Skeleton Hiccups
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Skeleton has a terrible case of the hiccups! Nothing seems to be able to get rid of them… until Ghost comes up with a brilliant idea.
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.
Thank You Bear
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A sweet, simple story about friendship and thinking outside of the box.
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!
Tell No One
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This amazing French suspense thriller had me guessing up to the last minute!
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.

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