Find a Book in the February Reading Room

Find a Book in the February Reading Room

- in 2015 Editions, February 2015, Worth Noting
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Preschooler 

How to lose a lemurHow To Lose a Leumur
by Fran Preston-Gannon

“Everyone knows that once a lemur takes a liking to you, there is not much that can be done about it.” So begins this charming tale of a little boy and the lemurs that love him — so much, in fact, that the boy can’t escape no matter what he tries. When he finally loses them, he suddenly feels alone. Will his lemur friends come back?

Recommendation ­courtesy of ­Medina County District Library.

School Age

DreamwoodDreamwood
by Heather Mackey

Fleeing from her stuffy finishing school in San Francisco, Lucy Darrington decides to join her ghostologist father in Outer Saarthe — only when she arrives, her father is gone. Could he be looking for dreamwood, the mystical cure for the ailing kodok trees? Lucy sets out on a thrilling but extremely risky quest to find her father and heal the forest.

Recommendation courtesy of Twinsburg Public Library

Tweens

Greenglass House2Greenglass House
by S.A. Bodeen
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In the midst of a wild snowstorm, five unusual guests turn up unannounced at the creaky old Greenglass Inn. Milo, the innkeepers’ son, is annoyed by the interruption to his winter break, but his frustration turns to intrigue when several items go missing from the guests’ rooms. Milo draws on the skills of Negret (his character from the role-playing game Odd Trails) to investigate the strange thefts.

Recommendation courtesy of Avon Lake Public Library.

 

 

About the author

Angela Gartner is the current editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for Cleveland/Akron/Lake-Geauga Family magazines. As a journalist, her features and columns have appeared in newspapers and other publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers as well as the Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. She loves watching her two sons play either at the ice rink or baseball field. Her favorite things are books, spending time finding new places around Northeast Ohio and hanging out with the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger.

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