All Staff Picks

I Want My Hat Back
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This book has a great story with wonderfully simple illustrations.
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I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree is the incredible story of finding strength and love during one of the most horrific times in history. Just remember she lives to tell her story!
The Paradise Series 1
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A wonderful series about London's first department store. The Paradise is such a beautiful store, and this is such a delight to watch.
Our Only May Amelia
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Inspired by true life stories - follow tomboy May Amelia on her many adventures. Living with seven older brothers, she has a hard time behaving like a girl. This is a great adventure read.
Moose Tales
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Awesome story with great illustrations.
Pride and Prejudice DVD
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This classic romance recounts the tale of proud Fitzwilliam Darcy and spirited Lizzy Bennett, as their lives and hearts are woven together in spite of numerous misunderstandings, tragic circumstances, and deceitful first impressions.
The Witness
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Dee Henderson is a fantastic Christian fiction writer. This is the story of Amy who has been on the run for years. The Witness is a very quick read.
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One of my favorite easy readers from my childhood.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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Delve into a complicated web of British crimes and criminal minds in the late 1880's as you follow the great detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful assistant Dr. John Watson through a collection of cases as mysterious as they are intriguing.
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Eric, Julie, and Neal are best friends. One day, they discover a flight of rainbow-colored stairs in a basement, leading to a magical world they never knew existed. Before they know what happens, they are racing to save Droon from the evil Lord Sparr. The first book in "The Secrets of Droon" series, 7-10 years. Books stand alone, but form a story arc when read in sequence.
Lies Young Women Believe
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Through nationwide surveys, Nancy and Dannah have listened to the heart of this generation. They discuss twenty-five of the most common lies believed by today's young women. A must read for any teen girl or her mother.
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The story follows an unnamed man who returns to his hometown for a funeral and gets caught up in events that began forty years earlier. The man remembers some very strange happenings from his youth that are very fairy-tale-esque!
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My all time favorite movie, this beautiful climax to the Lord of the Rings Trilogy is a touching and powerful vision of courage, loyalty, sacrifice, and hope that will bring tears to your eyes.
Under the Greenwood Tree
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The adoration of Fanny will turn this small town upside down. She is the new teacher and has several men vying for her love.
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I taught all my children to read with this book. Since this book is completely scripted, it takes the guesswork out of how to teach the lessons. Using pictures, stories, and visual clues, kids are off reading from day one.
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Visit Sesame Street in 1969 and enjoy their very first episodes.
Roman Holiday
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Audrey Hepburn plays a spunky runaway princess in Rome. This is such a fun movie; I enjoyed every minute.
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
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When eleven year old aspiring scientist Flavia de Luce finds a dead bird with a stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak, she gets involved in a mystery that will require all of her cunning and resourcefulness to unravel. This is an old-fashioned mystery written for adults, and the reader of this audiobook is fantastic!

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