Grant provides 67 new kids’ books to Pember Library

T he Pember Library received 67 new books for toddlers through high school in July. The books were awarded to the library through the Libri Foundation of Eugene, Ore., “Books for Children Grant.” The grant is a matching funds grant in which the library can receive up to $1,050 worth of books provided they raise one-third of the cost outside of the library’s regular budget process.

The Friends of the Pember Library gave the $350 needed to receive the full amount of the grant. The Friends raise funds through their annual book sale.

The new books include both fiction and nonfiction. Historical and scientific topics are covered in the nonfiction. The fiction consists of picture books for little ones, early reader books, and juvenile and young adult fiction. There should be something for everyone. The books are processed and ready for checkout and will be on display at the library for the rest of the month. They will then be shelved with the rest of the children and youth collections.

The Libri Foundation, which awards the grant, was established in 1989 with the sole purpose of helping rural libraries acquire new, quality, hardcover books for children and young people. Since October 1990, the foundation has donated over $3.5 million worth of new books to more than 2,600 libraries in 49 states.

The Pember Library received the following books from The Libri Foundation:

 

Picture books

14 Cows for America. Deedy, Carmen Agra.

17 Things I’m Not Allowed to Do Anymore. Offill, Jenny.

Actual Size. Jenkins, Steve.

All the World. Scanlong, Liz Garton.

The Bravest Woman in America. Moss, Marissa.

Bring on the Birds. Stockdale, Susan

Dog and Bear. Seeger, Laura Vaccaro.

Dog Loves Books. Yates, Louise.

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus. Willems. Mo.

The Dot. Reynolds, Peter H.

Feathers for Lunch. Ehlert, Lois.

I Wish I Were a Butterfly. Howe, James.

If Rocks Could Sing. McGuirk, Leslie.

Mail Harry to the Moon. Harris, Robie.

Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match. Brown, Monica.

Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel. Connor, Leslie.

Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! Fleming, Candace.

My Penguin Osbert. Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody.

No Two Alike. Baker, Keith.

Not a Box. Portis. Antoinette.

The Racecar Alphabet. Floca. Brian.

The Seals on the Bus. Hort, Lenny

Shark vs. Train. Barton, Chris.

Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur. Sierra, Judy.

This Plus That. Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.

The Toughest Cowboy. Frank. John.

What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? Jenkins, Steve.

What’s Up, Duck? Hills, Tad.

Wiggle. Cronin, Doreen.

 

Easy readers

Amanda Pig and the Wiggly Tooth. Van Leeuwen, Jean.

Are You Ready to Play Outside? Willems, Mo.

I Broke My Trunk. Willems, Mo.

Should I Share My Ice Cream? Willems, Mo.

 

Juvenile fiction

The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline. Springer, Nancy.

The Case of the Gypsy Goodbye . Springer, Nancy.

The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan. Springer, Nancy.

Christopher Mouse. Wise, William.

Cinderella Smith. Barden, Stephanie.

Clementine’s Letter. Pennypacker, Sara

The Danger Box. Balliet, Blue

Flat Broke. Paulsen, Gary.

For Biddle’s Sake. Levine, Gail Carson.

Liar, Liar. Paulsen, Gary.

Mercy Watson: Something Wonky This Way Comes. Dicamillo, Kate.

Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig. Dicamillo, Kate.

Night of the Howling Dogs. Salisbury, Graham.

Night Wings. Bruchac, Joseph.

The Princess Test. Levine, Gail Carson.

Punished. Lubar, David

A Tale of Two Castles. Levine, Gail Carson.

True (…Sort Of).  Hannigan, Katherine.

Victory. Cooper, Susan.

 

Juvenile nonfiction

Bones. Jenkins, Steve.

Eleanor, Quiet No More. Rappaport, Doreen.

Guyku. Raczka. Bob.

How They Croaked. Bragg. Georgia.

John Brown. Hendrix, John

Race Cars Up-Close. Abramson, Andra Serlin .

There’s a Frog in My Throat. Leedy, Loreen

Twenty-Odd Ducks. Truss, Lynne.

A Whiff of Pine, a Hint of Skunk. Ruddell, Deborah

Wild Tracks. Arnosky, Jim.

Witches. Schanzer, Rosalyn

 

Young adult

Dead End in Norvelt. Gantos, Jack

The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict. Stewart, Trenton Lee.

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma.  Stewart, Trenton Lee

The Serpent’s Shadow. Riordan, Rick.

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