Multcolib Picks: Sneak peek from our selectors, Dec. 2013

I'm A Frog!
I'm A Frog! By Willems, Mo Book - 2013 jE Beginning Reader WILLEMS 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Piggie introduces his reluctant friend, Gerald the elephant, to the wonderful world of pretend.

It's Time to Say Goodnight
It's Time to Say Goodnight By Ziefert, Harriet Book - 2013 jE ZIEFERT 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:By the time a young boy finishes saying "good morning" to everything in sight, it is time to say "good night."

Legends, Icons & Rebels
Legends, Icons & Rebels Music That Changed the World By Robertson, Robbie Book Plus CD - 2013 j 782.42164 R6519L 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Exclusive insights from a celebrated musician and passionate industry insiders, two accompanying CDs of legendary tracks and beautiful packaging make for a book with broad appeal -- one that will captivate fans of Robbie Robertson and music lovers of all ages.

Meet Me at the River
Meet Me at the River By Gramont, Nina de Book - 2013 y GRAMONT 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:We can't choose who we love...but can we choose to let go? Step-siblings Tressa and Luke have been close since they were little...and when they become teenagers, they slip from being best friends to being something more.

If You Could Be Mine
If You Could Be Mine By Farizan, Sara Book - 2013 y FARIZAN 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, seventeen-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin's parents announce their daughter's arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.

Bad for You
Bad for You Exposing the War on Fun! By Pyle, Kevin C. Book - 2014 y 306.0222 P996b 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Stuff in this book goes back centuries--all the way to Plato (yeah, that one) and his worries over the new "technology" of his time: the written word! Kevin C. Pyle and Scott Cunningham cleverly expose the long-standing CAMPAIGN AGAINST FUN for what it really is: a bunch of anxious adults grasping at straws, ignoring scientific data, and blindly yearning for the good old days that never were.

Clever Girl
Clever Girl A Novel By Hadley, Tessa Book - 2013 FICTION HADLEY 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 12 copies

Annotation:Clever Girl is an indelible story of one woman's life, unfolded in a series of beautifully sculpted episodes that illuminate an era, moving from the 1960s to today.

Vienna Nocturne
Vienna Nocturne A Novel By Shotwell, Vivien Book - 2014 FICTION SHOTWELL 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:"A deeply moving debut novel that brings to life two extraordinary figures--a thirty-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a young English soprano, Anna Storace, who was his muse--in prose as spirited, timeless, and touching as Mozart's greatest compositions."

The Hotel on Place Vendôme
The Hotel on Place Vendôme Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris By Mazzeo, Tilar J. Book - 2014 944.361 M477h 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, The Hôtel on Place Vendôme is the captivating history of Paris's world-famous Hôtel Ritz--a breathtaking tale of glamour, opulence, and celebrity; dangerous liaisons, espionage, and resistance.

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