SPRING HAS SPRUNG!!!
The Library has some great new books for you to enjoy!!! Here are just a couple of the new titles.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells--taken without her knowledge in 1951--became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can't afford health insurance. Doctors took her cells without asking. Those cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and a multimillion-dollar industry. More than 20 years later,m her children found out. Their lives would never be the same.
Until We All Come Home by Kim deBlecourt who lives in Holland, Michigan. Kim and her husband decided to adopt a child from Ukraine. They know the process would be challenging. During her your long struggle to extricate her newly adopted little boy from the corrupt social service system, deBlecourt was insulted, physically assaulted, and arrested. Her months of worry drove her to the brink of despair. But God did not abandon her. Read this amazing story of a race to freedom.
Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. In a life that spanned nearly a century and witnessed some of the most momentous events in American history. Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley was born a slave. She earned her freedom by the skill of her needle and won the friendship of First Laky Mary Todd Lincoln with her devotion. Read about the extraordinary relationship the two women shared during the trials of the Civil War.
The Sky Beneath My Feet by Lisa Samson. Being married to a Saint isn't what it's cracked up to be. Beth's husband won't be joining the family on a vacation. Rick is holed up in the backyard shed. Nobody know what he's up to. Maybe immersing himself in prayer, but while he waits for an epiphany, Beth will have to figure out what to do with herself and their teenage sons.
We're going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
Going to the Firehouse by Mercer Mayer
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
Syd Hoff Books:
Danny and the Dinosaur
Sammy the Seal