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Anna's Book Blog

AnnaHi, my name is Anna, and I’m the new Head of the Children’s Department. I grew up here in Goldsboro. I learned to love books and reading early in life thanks to my mom, who brought me to the library many times a week. I’m so excited to be working in the library I grew up with, and to be able to find the perfect book for you. Books allow us to learn so many things about the world and make our imaginations go wild! I’ll be sharing some of my favorite library books with you on this blog, so be sure to visit us to check them out! 

Oct 07

Animal Camouflage

Posted on October 7, 2017 at 1:28 PM by Anna Snyder

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Animal Camouflage Search and Find by Sarah Dennis

Do you enjoy search and find books? Do you enjoy animals?  This beautiful book is for you!

In a world where majestic creatures soar, scatter, prance, and pounce through beautiful natural habitats, astounding discoveries and fascinating facts are waiting to be discovered in this book, which combines intricate paper-cut art with hidden-picture fun. Sarah Dennis's incredible paper-cut illustrations bring to life seven wondrous regions of the world (Africa, Asia, Europe, Polar Regions, North America, South America, Australia) offering to young readers the opportunity to become intrepid explorers as they uncover native animals hiding in treelined jungles, still deserts, and watery depths. Each animal is described with brief facts, and you'll love looking and learning about animals from all over the world!

Sep 09


Posted on September 9, 2017 at 9:51 AM by Anna Snyder

Sandwiches! More than You've EVER Wanted to Know About Making and Eating America's Favorite Food by Allison Deering and Bob Lentz

What is your favorite kind of food? Are you like most Americans and eat sandwiches a lot? Do you eat a PB&J every day for lunch? Do you prefer to eat tomato sandwiches in the summer (like Harriet the Spy) or are grilled cheeses more your speed? I think my favorite may be a banana sandwich (mayo or peanut butter versions are both good!)

Come check out this book and learn all about these foods we eat so much. From a classic PB&J to a triple-decker club, discover everything you’ve ever wanted to know (and MORE) about America’s favorite food: SANDWICHES! In this cookbook meets guidebook, kids and adults will learn to assemble ? and enjoy ? a variety of delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert sandwiches. With fun factoids and trivia, plus an array of vegetarian sandwiches and regional specialties, this truly is the ultimate guide to what takes place between the bread.

Aug 21

The Queen's Handbag

Posted on August 21, 2017 at 7:48 PM by Anna Snyder

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 The Queen's Handbag by Steve Antony

Have you ever lost anything and had to go all over the place to find it? In this book, the Queen lost her handbag and went to great lengths to get it back! 

A very naughty thief stole the Queen's handbag! There's only one thing to do: chase the thief all over the landmarks of Great Britain! Hold on to your hats and join the Queen in this epic wild goose chase after one sneaky swan by car, motorbike, plane, boat, and more to get her handbag back!